Theatre in Wales

Theatre, dance and performance companies (professional)

 

Wales Theatre Company

The Grand Theatre, Swansea
or 21 Dogo Street
Cardiff
CF11 9JJ

  current production | past productions
e-mail address | e-bost info@walestheatrecompany.com
web site | wefan www.walestheatrecompany.com
director
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Michael Bogdanov
selected past productions
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Under Milk Wood (2003)
Written by Dylan Thomas; Directed by Michael Bogdanov.
Thomas’ attempt to write a ‘Welsh Ulysses’ recounts the dreams, gossip and waking hours of a sleepy seaside town over a period of 24 hours.

Shakespeare Trilogy: Cymbeline, Twelfth Night, Merchant of Venice (2004)
Directed by Michael Bogdanov.
Seemingly disparate plays come together in their shared themes of power, sex and politics.

Amazing Grace (2005)
Written by Mal Pope; Directed by Michael Bogdanov.
The story of the brief rise and fall of Evan Roberts and the Welsh Revival, told in the thrilling form of the big musical starring Peter Karrie.

Hamlet (2005)
Directed by Michael Bogdanov.
A Welsh/English-language back-to-back production of one of the most famous and powerful plays of all time.

A Child’s Christmas in Wales (2006)
Adapted and directed by Michael Bogdanov from the Dylan Thomas short story; Music & Lyrics by Jack Herrick.
A captivating and joyous snowball of music and laughter as part of a Christmas 06 double-bill.

A Christmas Carol (2006)
Adapted by Michael Bogdanov and Ron Moody from the Charles Dickens novel; Directed by Michael Bogdanov.
Charles Dickens’ classic Christmas tale brought to life on the stage, starring the legendary Ron Moody.

Amazing Grace (2006)
Written by Mal Pope; Directed by Michael Bogdanov.
One of the Wales Theatre Company’s major successes revived by overwhelming popular demand.

Contender (2007)
Music and Lyrics by Mal Pope; Directed by Michael Bogdanov.
Another hit Mal Pope musical for the Wales Theatre Company based on the life of Welsh boxing legend Tommy Farr, starring Mike Doyle and Peter Karrie.

A Servant of Two Masters (2007)
Written by Carlo Goldoni; Adapted and Directed by Michael Bogdanov.
A hilarious adaptation of Goldoni’s classic 16th century farce, shot through with a current of contemporary humour and starring Les Dennis.
future plans
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Romeo & Juliet (Autumn 2008)
Written by William Shakespeare; Directed by Michael Bogdanov.
A new large scale production of the world's favourite love story from Michael Bogdanov, one of Britain 's leading exponents of modern Shakespeare.

A Christmas Story (December 2008)
Adapted and Directed by Phil Clark from Richard Burton’s short story.
Richard Burton’s only published work will tour Wales as a treat for families and children of all ages.

The Thorn Birds (March 2009)
Book and lyrics by Colleen McCullough; Music by Gloria Bruni; Directed by Michael Bogdanov.
Opening at the Swansea Grand and appearing at the Wales Millennium Centre before touring Europe, this musical version of Colleen McCullough's blockbuster novel about life in the Australian outback and the Vatican, which has sold over 30,000,000 copies world-wide, is a world-premiere.

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