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A new wave ice show hits the Alhambra. (Read more...)
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The Girl of the Golden West – Opera North’s first opera of the… (Read more...)
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Feature DISNEY ON ICE COMES TO LEEDS
A fantastic experience for all the family the show sees four completely Disney worlds brought to life.
Take a whirlwind tour of contemporary and classic Disney tales when Disney on Ice presents Worlds of Fantasy at The First Direct Arena Leeds from 5th to 9th March.
Led by Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse and produced by Field Entertainments the show is a captivating adventure taking Disney lovers across the auto-racing terrain of Cars, Andy’s bedroom for some Toy Story 3 fun, under the sea with Ariel from The Little Mermaid and into Tinker Bell’s mystical Pixie Hollow.
The on-ice excitement begins when Mickey Mouse embarks on an adventurous journey with Minnie Mouse to uncover each world of…
Feature MOON ON A RAINBOW SHAWL
MARTINA LAIRD LEADS CAST FROM WEDNESDAY 5 FEBRUARY 2014
Full casting has been announced for Talawa Theatre Company’s restaging of the National Theatre production of Errol John’s MOON ON A RAINBOW SHAWL. Directed by Artistic Director Michael Buffong, the production welcomes back acclaimed actress Martina Laird (Casualty and Shameless) as Sophie, Jude Akuwudike (The Faith Machine at the Royal Court) as Charlie and Ray Emmet Brown (A Raisin in the Sun at the Royal Exchange) as Prince. The production will begin a UK tour at the New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich on Wednesday 5 February 2014.
Also reprising their roles from the acclaimed 2012 production are Trevor Michael Georges (Swallows…
Duckegg Theatre Company bring their brand new family musical, ‘Leave Hitler to Me, Lad’ to Square Chapel Centre for the Arts, Halifax on Friday 14 February (7pm).
By award winning playwright Haley Cox and LA composer Ben Pringle (previous credits include Buffy the Vampire Slayer), and designed by the critically acclaimed Barney George, ‘Leave Hitler To Me, Lad’ is based on a true story and tells the untold tale of a lost generation of children in the aftermath of World War 2.
Brian’s Dad is a war hero and he’s coming home any day! He’s been coming home for 7 years…
It’s 1952 and the country is rebuilding itself. King George is dead and Rock ‘n’ Roll is here to stay. Brian builds his own little family…
Feature BLOOD BROTHERS
Voted “MOST POPULAR BRITISH MUSICAL OF ALL TIME” by New York Times readers
You’ve never seen a musical like Blood Brothers. Every night of the week audiences stand and cheer. See it for yourself and understand why.” New York Times
Following sell out seasons in the US, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and Japan, the international smash hit musical Blood Brothers returns to the Alhambra Theatre Bradford next February. Hailed as one of the best musicals of all time, Blood Brothers has triumphed across the globe. Scooping up no less than four awards for best musical in London and seven Tony Award nominations on Broadway, Blood Brothers is simply unmissable and unbeatable. This epic…
Feature IT’S MAGIC…….
Liz Coggins reviews the world premiere of Northern Ballet’s production of Cinderella.
Pure and utter magic is the only way to describe Northern Ballet’s production of Cinderella.
David Nixon has enlisted the help of Patricia Doyle to take the story back to its roots discarding the pantomime version and concentrating on its real theme of abuse and loneliness and a child desperate to be loved – and it works wonderfully.
There’s no Buttons, Fairy Godmother or Ugly Sisters but instead it’s a happy-ever-after tale with capturing the heartfelt story of a girl’s search for love colourfully wrapped in beautiful music, fantastic costumes and a believable Russian fantasy theme.
The score by Phillip…
If you love watching Dancing on Ice then head to the Bradford Alhambra in February
Olympic champion and head judge on ITV’s Dancing on Ice, Robin Cousins has hand-picked the greatest ice skaters from around the globe to bring his incredible new production Ice to life.
Dynamic and atmospheric this show will draw you into its unique world, where world class skaters glide, soar, flip and fly in a truly theatrical setting. It features a powerful soundtrack of original music and reworked modern classics designed to delight and redefines ice skating for a new generation with a spectacular show the like of which UK theatres have not seen in 30 years.
Robin Cousins said “It’s…