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Theatre, dance and performance news 2009

Welsh performance News archive for 2009

We have been scouring the media, and keeping our noses to the ground , for news stories related to welsh theatre dance and performance.
Below are the 423 main stories for 2009 in our database

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It’s Panto Time in Blaenau Gwent
23 December 2009
Wales’s favorite family entertainer, Stan Stennett, is bringing his Billy and Bonzo Pantomime to Beaufort Theatre and Ballroom, Ebbw Vale in the New Year,
Introducing National Theatre Wales
14 December 2009
Othniel Smith reports on John E McGrath's meeting with Welsh Guild members
International Competition for Talented Directors
14 December 2009
What are you doing over Christmas? Want to unwrap your directing future? Well grab a mulled wine and celebrate because this could be your chance…
“Tall Tales” presented by Clwyd Theatr Cymru Theatre for Young People
14 December 2009
Nantyffyllon North Memorial Hall (Nantyffyllon Library), Tuesday 22 December 2009 at 7pm
ODDSOCKS present ROMEO AND JULIET
14 December 2009
Ticket sales through the roof as Peter Pan flies high in Newport...
13 December 2009
National Theatre Wales in partnership with Academi are starting an exciting New Critics Programme.
09 December 2009
Ockham's Razor: The Mill
08 December 2009
Thursday 10 December 2009. 8pm - Weston Studio, Millennium Centre, Cardiff.Free Post Show Talk
As The Sun Sets – Theatr Iolo
07 December 2009
Created and performed by Dan Lawrence, Kevin Lewis and Lucy Rivers
HANSEL & GRETEL (Martyn Geraint A’r Losin Hud!) - English
03 December 2009
Yes it’s the Panto season again. This year S4C’s favourite children’s presenter Martyn Geraint will be on the road with his special Welsh language panto production of Hansel and Gretel.
HANSEL & GRETEL (Martyn Geraint A’r Losin Hud!)
03 December 2009
Daeth yr amser eto i fwynhau tymor y Pantomeimiau. Eleni mae ffefryn plant Cymru – Martyn Geraint – yn teithio’r wlad gyda’i fersiwn arbennig o stori Hansel a Gretel.
Michael Kelligans final 2009 script in hand performance
02 December 2009
Marriage of Convenience by Ian Rowlands
‘The music of friends’ gets its own Academy in Wales
01 December 2009
Chamber Music in Wales is set for a renaissance as ten young musicians selected to take part in the first ever Ensemble Cymru Chamber Music Academy begin their own classical journey.
Pontardawe Arts Centre present CINDERELLA
01 December 2009
The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe
01 December 2009
actorsworkshop in 2010
01 December 2009
actorsworkshop have just released information on their brand new series for 2010!
Five groups a-dancing
30 November 2009
Start the Christmas celebrations early with a feast of the best of youth talent in South Wales from five outstanding dance groups.
Join Odyssey Theatre, Robin Hood and the Famous Five at the WMC
30 November 2009
Hijinx’s Odyssey Theatre are taking you deep into the dark woods of Sherwood at Wales Millennium Centre from 3rd – 5th December.
Giants, Lilliputians, talking horses and Hijinx at Arad Goch
30 November 2009
One of the last chances to catch this ‘must-see’ production is at Arad Goch – Aberystwyth on Wednesday 2nd December.
GULLIVER COMES TO ABERGAVENNY
29 November 2009
Gulliver, a masterful new play by Welsh writer Kit Lambert, comes to the Melville Theatre, Abergavenny, on Friday 4 December.
Cultur€uro Seminar, Cardiff - Next Week!
27 November 2009
Are you looking for more information on EU Funding opportunities for the cultural sector?
The Sell-Out Finale of The Bankrupt Bride as Online Charity Auction Opens.
26 November 2009
Last weekend Theatr na n’Óg’s, The Bankrupt Bride, drew to a close with three sell out nights at Theatr Clwyd. The final night saw the launch of a ten-day online auction of donated Wedding Dresses.
S4C star Martyn Geraint helps Creative Industries Trainee
19 November 2009
Creative Industries trainee Rebecca Cole was delighted to have the opportunity to work alongside S4C star Martyn Geraint, the writer, director and star of Martyn Geraint a’r Losin Hud
i–witness : Have you ever read a book that changed your life?
18 November 2009
CARDIFF | Chapter | 20 & 21 Nov | 8pm | 029 2030 4400
We all love a good story...
18 November 2009
Over the past six months, community arts practitioner Einir Sion, has been unearthing the stories of people and community groups from across the Head of the Valleys area as part of Head for Arts’ Fflach / Flash project.
Rydym i gyd yn hoff iawn o stori dda...
17 November 2009
Dros y chwe mis diwethaf, bu ymarferydd celfyddydau yn y gymuned, Einir Siôn, yn datguddio hanesion pobl a grwpiau cymunedol o bob ardal Blaenau’r Cymoedd fel rhan o brosiect Fflach / Flash Celf ar y Blaen.
JANE AUSTEN’S CHRISTMAS
17 November 2009
Festive pleasures in the Age of Elegance inspired by the life and writings of Jane Austen,
CWMNI’R FRAN WEN YN DATHLU 25 MLYNEDD O THEATR I BLANT A PHOBL IFANC SY’N CYFFROI, HERIO AC YSBRYDOLI…….
16 November 2009
CWMNI’R FRAN WEN CELEBRATES 25 YEARS OF EXCITING, CHALLENGING AND INSPIRING THEATRE FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE
16 November 2009
TRAVELLING LIGHT II - Writers in residence project
14 November 2009
TWO EVENINGS OF NEW WRITING
Another Linbury win for Royal Welsh College
13 November 2009
Jean Chan is one of the winners of the Linbury Biennial Prize for Stage Design 2009.
surprise performance – workshop/auditions
13 November 2009
Tuesday November 17th & Wednesday November 18th 2009, 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m and 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. At Chapter Arts Centre
LAST CHANCE TONIGHT TO SEE CHARLES WAY NEWEST PLAY AT TALIESIN ARTS CENTRE
13 November 2009
Following sell-out performances at Sherman Cymru and The Egg in Bath, Theatr Iolo’s tour of “Missing” by Charles Way has its final performance at Taliesin Arts Centre in Swansea, 7.30pm tonight, Friday 13th November.
WALES MILLENNIUM CENTRE IS OPEN TO CELEBRATE ITS 5TH BIRTHDAY
12 November 2009
Wales Millennium Centre will throw open its doors this weekend [14 and 15 November 2009] with a packed two days of free performances and activities to celebrate its 5th Birthday.
Michael Kelligan presents a brand new play
11 November 2009
Continuing his 5th Anniversary On The Edge season
The Art of Laughter (Jos Houben)
10 November 2009
PERFORM FOR WALES
07 November 2009
National Youth Arts Wales (NYAW) is looking for young people from across Wales to join the National Youth Theatre of Wales in 2010.
PERFFORMIWCH DROS GYMRU
07 November 2009
Mae Celfyddydau Cenedlaethol Ieuenctid Cymru (CCIC) yn chwilio am bobl ifanc o Gymru gyfan i ymuno â Theatr Cenedlaethol Ieuenctid Cymru yn 2010.
Dance Bytes: Work in Progress
06 November 2009
An evening of stimulating, new and experimental dance
TRAVELLING LIGHT II - Writers in residence project
06 November 2009
TWO EVENINGS OF NEW WRITING
The Kenneth Williams extravaganza
06 November 2009
Stop Messing About at the New Theatre
Making learning fun!
05 November 2009
Horrible Histories at the New Theatre
FIRST EVER NATIONAL THEATRE WALES PRODUCTION TO OPEN AT BLACKWOOD MINERS’ INSTITUTE
05 November 2009
The new and highly anticipated National Theatre Wales announced their first year programme of work today with a global webcast.
Random People: We Live Here Now
04 November 2009
WALES’ LEADING ARTS CENTRE GIVES BOOST TO EMERGING THEATRE TALENT
04 November 2009
Wales Millennium Centre will boost emerging theatre talent with a special project that offers intensive support to arts companies.
WYESIDE ARTS CENTRE SEEKS NEW TRUSTEES TO JOIN ITS COUNCIL OF MANAGEMENT.
02 November 2009
Wyeside is an independent arts charity based in an historic listed building in the heart of rural Mid Wales in Builth Wells with a turnover of over £300,000.
Theatr na n’Óg expanding and demanding Autumn programme.
02 November 2009
Theatr na n’Óg continue to impress with their imagination and adaptability. Currently they have two shows running with a third opening this week.
No No Nativity
01 November 2009
Kev Johns returns to the role of Vicar Joe later this month in premier of Peter Reid new comedy ‘No No Nativity’.
Spymonkey: Moby Dick at WMC
31 October 2009
THE IDIOT COLONY
30 October 2009
Red Cape Theatre Company brings The Idiot Colony to Wyeside on Fri Nov 13 at 8pm
Etiquette arrives in Wales for the first time
29 October 2009
Be both performer and audience as cult theatre experience
Challenging and thought provoking theatre for young people
29 October 2009
No ID’ by Bedwyr Rees is Cwmni’r Frân Wen’s latest challenging Theatre in Education project for 14-15 year olds.
3D Theatre Company presents ambitious series of plays by new Welsh writers
29 October 2009
Six original short plays, six sets of cast and six weeks to put on a show!
Cwmni Theatr 3D yn dychwelyd gyda chyfres newydd o ddramau cyffrous
29 October 2009
Chwech o ddramau byrion gwreiddiol, chwech gr_p o actorion a chwe wythnos i baratoi’r sioe!
National Theatre Wales - the live digital launch
28 October 2009
Thursday 5 November 2009 12.30 GMT
Only Men Aloud Announce Open Rehearsal
27 October 2009
Royal Welsh College’s 60th birthday Open House
Pirandello’s classic brought to life for modern audiences
24 October 2009
6 Characters in Search Of An Author at the New Theatre, Cardiff
RWCMD opens it’s Autumn Drama Season
22 October 2009
Only Men Aloud to join Royal Welsh College’s 60th birthday Open House
22 October 2009
Come and find out what goes on at Wales’ very own performing arts academy…
3D Theatre Company presents'ANGEL'
22 October 2009
3D return to Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff with their extravaganza of new and original plays
Rhodri Miles as Richard'BURTON'
21 October 2009
MID POWYS YOUTH THEATRE present THE BACCHAE
20 October 2009
In a bold, exuberant retelling of the most compelling of all Greek tragedies, Mid Powys Youth Theatre (MPYT) presents Euripides’ The Bacchae at Wyeside Arts Centre in the first week of November
End the day with a dance
18 October 2009
Recharge your batteries for an hour after a day stuck at the desk and maybe get just a little fitter with National Dance Company Wales.
Karl Jenkins’ Birthday Gala has the X Factor
16 October 2009
X FACTOR favourite Rhydian Roberts will join Wales’ greatest living composer Karl Jenkins as he celebrates his 65th birthday at a special all-Welsh concert at the Wales Millennium Centre.
Kes at the New Theatre, Cardiff
16 October 2009
Classic film brought to life on stage
Surrealist Swansea - lunchtime theatre at the Grand
16 October 2009
FLUELLEN THEATRE COMPANY in association with the GRAND THEATRE SWANSEA
MAMMA MIA! NEW MUSICAL LAUNCHES A WEDDING DRESS AUCTION!
15 October 2009
Lying somewhere between Muriel’s Wedding and Mamma Mia, there’s a fantastically uplifting new live musical comedy at the Torch this weekend with a great party atmosphere for all you ladies out there!
Sherman Cymru Presents Bitter-Sweet Comedy
15 October 2009
This October, Sherman Cymru present a new play by playwright Alan Harris that is a bitter-sweet, quirky comedy.
Wales Millennium Centre invites all rugby widows to enjoy the perfect girls’ night out this international season
15 October 2009
With the autumn international season almost upon us, Wales Millennium Centre is calling all ‘rugby widows’ to join its fifth birthday celebrations and make sure their social diary is just as exciting as watching Wales win
ShellShock Theatre presents HiddenCity
15 October 2009
Have you noticed Swansea lately?
Platfform SHOWROOM Platform, Canolfan y Celfyddydau Aberystwyth Arts Centre
14 October 2009
Dead Cat Bounce
14 October 2009
Volcano Theatre Company present Dead Cat Bounce at Small World Centre, Cardigan - Monday 26th October at 8.00pm
RWCMD Open Day
13 October 2009
SEVEN JEWISH CHILDREN
13 October 2009
One of the most interesting and controversial plays of 2009 is shortly to be staged at Aberystwyth Arts Centre.
Theatr Mwldan listings, 2009-10
12 October 2009
DIGITAL SHORTS WALES 2010
11 October 2009
It's My Shout Productions has teamed up with the Film Agency for Wales and the UK Film Council's New Cinema Fund, to offer an opportunity to established directing and writing talent living and working in Wales, who want to make a compelling short film.
Bold Productions & Lurking Truth Theatre Company Present The English Language Premiere of A Wounded Knife By Howard Barker
06 October 2009
The first English-language performances of a recent play by Howard Barker - Britain's greatest living playwright - The Times.
SOUND AFFAIRS CELEBRATES 20TH BIRTHDAY IN STYLE
06 October 2009
TOURING THE SILENT 1923 CLASSIC MOVIE SALOMÉ WITH LIVE MUSIC BY CHARLIE BARBER
The young people of Merthyr Academy of Performing Arts get a master class from West End Star!
04 October 2009
Caroline Sheen who has appeared in many West End shows as leading lady dropped in on Merthyr Academy of Performing Art’s rehearsals for their forthcoming production of the schools edition of Les Miserables this Sunday.
National Dance Company Wales autumn tour...
04 October 2009
When artistic Director Ann Sholem announced the new name for her company National Dance Company Wales, she proclaimed ‘the Diversion is over - the road ahead is clear’.
NDC Wales to tour China as cultural ambassadors of contemporary Wales
04 October 2009
National Dance Company Wales (NDCWales), formerly Diversions, will build on its growing reputation on the international stage by making its debut tour to three cities in China in October.
Science Made Simple presents… Visualise: Reloaded
03 October 2009
Pontardawe Arts Centre is hosting an educational theatre event in efforts to introduce young audiences to theatre and provide a different and educational experience at the same time.
GWENT THEATRE Presents ‘DR. KORCZAK’S EXAMPLE’ by David Greig
03 October 2009
HIJINX THEATRE presents Gulliver at The Sherman
01 October 2009
Hijinx Theatre’s latest production Gulliver is now on tour at venues across Wales and England.
MOTIONHOUSE will perform SCATTERED at Aberystwyth Arts Centre
01 October 2009
SCATTERED, the brand new production from MOTIONHOUSE directed by the visionary Kevin Finnan, sees the company on sensational form.
Weston Studio’s 5th Birthday treats for its audience
30 September 2009
It’s relaxed but edgy, informal and challenging. In the five years that Wales Millennium Centre has been building its reputation as an iconic arts venue, its intimate arts space, the Weston Studio has been growing alongside it.
Hattie Rainbow - new online drama launches
30 September 2009
Hippy commune, virgin, kooky musician- it’s Hatty Rainbow!
Gwledd i gynulleidfa Stiwdio Weston i ddathlu ei phen-blwydd yn 5 oed
30 September 2009
Dyma le braf ond beiddgar, anffurfiol a heriol. Yn ystod y pum mlynedd mae Canolfan Mileniwm Cymru wedi meithrin ei enw da fel canolfan gelfyddydol eiconig, mae Stiwdio Weston, ei stiwdio gelfyddydau agos atoch, hefyd wedi mynd o nerth i nerth.
WALES MILLENNIUM CENTRE OPENS THE FLOOR TO ACCLAIMED UK CHOREOGRAPHER
29 September 2009
A post-show talk at Wales Millennium Centre will give dance fans a chance to quiz one of the UK’s most acclaimed choreographers.
Wales’ Number 1 Amateur Dramatic Society celebrates 40 years.
28 September 2009
Orbit Theatre presents The Producers at the New Theatre
National Dance Company Wales's Autumn Tour
26 September 2009
When artistic Director Ann Sholem announced the new name for her company National Dance Company Wales, she proclaimed ‘the Diversion is over - the road ahead is clear’.
HIJINX THEATRE presents Gulliver at The Sherman
25 September 2009
Hijinx Theatre’s latest production, Gulliver, will be performing at Venue 2 at the Sherman on Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd October at 7:30pm.
SCIENCE SHOW FOR FAMILIES FROM AWARD WINNING WELSH COMPANY
25 September 2009
Fresh from touring Scotland, Science Made Simple are back in Wales and set to perform a few special dates in their homeland including Blackwood Miners’ Institute on Tuesday 13th October at 7pm. Running time 60 minutes.
‘Richard Parker’ arrives back in South Wales following an enthusiastic reaction from the London audiences
23 September 2009
Do we live in a world where coincidence is a reality or are we simply living in a world filled with so many people that sooner or later events of sheer coincidence are bound to happen?
THE MINERS WHO SWAPPED THEIR PICK AXES FOR PAINTBRUSHES
23 September 2009
THE NATIONAL THEATRE PRESENTS THE PITMEN PAINTERS AT THE NEW THEATRE, CARDIFF
Earthfall presents the 20th Anniversary Celebratory tour of GIG - Out of harmony comes discord
22 September 2009
In celebration of their 20th Anniversary, the multi award-winning dance and physical theatre company, Earthfall, present their winter season with a tour of their brand-new performance, GIG, scheduled to perform at six venues nationwide from 22 October
National Dance Company Wales and Park Plaza Cardiff’s Laguna Health and Spa have been become corporate partners
22 September 2009
The partnership will see Laguna providing e access for the company dancers to use the Laguna Health club’s and Spa’s outstanding outstanding Cardiff city centre facilities, whilst also giving members the chance to try something new. .
Undeb Theatre launches with The Project
22 September 2009
Tired of expensive theatre that didn’t speak to their generation, BBC Wales Crash star Alex Vlahos and fellow actor Tom Cullen decided it was time to create new company Undeb Theatre.
WARDROBE DIARIES workshops for 10-18 year olds
18 September 2009
On Sat Oct 3, Citrus Arts, a newly-formed Welsh theatre company, will be performing ‘Wardrobe Diaries’ at Wyeside, Builth Wells. On the Thursday and Friday beforehand, two workshops will be available.
Bed Time for Cowboy Frank!
17 September 2009
Arguably Frank Vickery’s most popular comedy, Tonto Evans, coming soon to Blackwood Miners’ Institute.
National dance company ticket deal to help loyal North Wales fans
17 September 2009
National Dance Company Wales, formerly Diversions, and Venue Cymru are offering fans of the award-winning company a special ticket deal following the closure of Theatr Gwynedd.
Cynnig Arbennig ar gyfer Tocynnau Cwmni Dawns Cenedlaethol Cymru er mwyn cynorthwyo cefnogwyr teyrngar gogledd Cymru
17 September 2009
Mae Cwmni Dawns Cenedlaethol Cymru, a alwyd gynt yn Diversions, a Venue Cymru yn cynnig bargen docynnau arbennig i gefnogwyr y cwmni uchel ei glod hwn yn dilyn cau Theatr Gwynedd.
Jerzy Grotowski: Theatre and Beyond – An Exhibition
16 September 2009
Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see the largest, most comprehensive collection of material on the work of Jerzy Grotowski ever shown in public.
Jerzy Grotowski: Theatr a’r Tu Hwnt – Arddangosfa
16 September 2009
Peidiwch â cholli’r cyfle prin hwn i weld y casgliad ehangaf a mwyaf cynhwysfawr o ddeunydd am waith Jerzy Grotowski a ddangoswyd i’r cyhoedd erioed.
The Dorothy Squires Story - farewell performance
16 September 2009
TYNER YW’R LLEUAD HENO
15 September 2009
Bydd dramodydd cynhyrchiol o Gaerdydd, ond sy’n dwyn llawer o’i ysbrydoliaeth o’i wreiddiau teuluol yn Eryri, hefyd yn cynhyrchu ei waith diweddaraf fydd yn teithio prif theatrau Cymru fis nesaf.
Mike Povey directs his latest play
15 September 2009
A prolific Cardiff-based playwright who takes much of his inspiration from his family’s roots on the slopes of Snowdonia will also direct his latest work that will tour Wales’ main theatre venues next month.
He was working as a waiter in a Cocktail Bar
15 September 2009
Welsh actor, Nick Hywell is currently working with Theatr Iolo on their latest production ‘Missing’ and during rehearsals discovered he had another connection with the company.
“A Feast of Pinter”
14 September 2009
Fishguard - 23-25th October 2009
Missing - a new play inspired by true events and folk tales
14 September 2009
This autumn, Theatr Iolo tour their latest production ‘Missing’ which is a newly co-commissioned play by internationally renowned and award winning playwright, Charles Way.
Tai chi :in the city
14 September 2009
If you see a group of people grasping a sparrows’ tail or waving their hands like clouds on your way to work in Cardiff on Wednesday don’t worry.
Wardrobe Diaries
10 September 2009
Thursday 24th September at 7.30pm, Pontardawe Arts Centre
ABSURD PERSON SINGULAR AT THE NEW THEATRE
10 September 2009
AYCKBOURN AT HIS COMIC BEST
The Night Before Christmas
09 September 2009
Performed by Swansea Metropolitan University students as part of the Dylan Thomas Fringe Festival.
DYLAN THOMAS'S DOCTOR AND THE DEVILS ON TOUR.
09 September 2009
Following an extremely successful run on the main stage of The Grand Theatre in Swansea, Fluellen will take their production of Dylan Thomas's Doctor and the Devils on tour.
Bystanders - Spectacle Theatre
08 September 2009
The award winning Valleys based Spectacle Theatre will begin touring their Autumn project ‘BYSTANDERS’ to Secondary Schools and Venues throughout Wales from 5th October until 27th November 2009.
Going Back to her Roots
08 September 2009
Ceri Rimmer’s work has meant that she has not spent a great deal of time in Wales during the past few years. But this week a project is bringing her back to her roots.
Cymraes yn dychwelyd at ei gwreiddiau i greu.
08 September 2009
Mae gwaith Ceri Rimmer wedi golygu nad ydi wedi treulio llawer o amser yng Nghymru dros y blynyddoedd diweddar, ond yr wythnos yma mae prosiect yn ei dennu yn agosach at ardal ei phlentyndod
actorsworkshop's new 'Toolkit' Term 2009
08 September 2009
actorsworkshop have just released the details of their brand new autumn term.
Darganfod Dawns yn Glan yr Afon mis Medi
08 September 2009
Mae’r amser i Ddarganfod Dawns bron yma! Fydd yr wyl gyffroes yma yn cymeryd lle yn Glan yr Afan, tu mewn a tu allan yr adeilad, o Fawrth 15fed tan Sadwrn 19fed.
Artist Amgylcheddol yn gweithio gyda Ysgol Rowen, Conwy
07 September 2009
Tim Pugh yn Ysgol Rowen fel rhan o LOCATOR 20
Environmental Artist works with Ysgol Rowen, Conwy
07 September 2009
Tim Pugh works with pupils of Ysgol Rowen, Conwy as part of Locator 20
Up-and-Coming Directors See Plays Staged at Sherman
05 September 2009
Three up-and-coming directors will see their productions on the Sherman stage this September as part of a year-long training initiative at the Cardiff venue.
Two men, one name, coincidence or something more sinister…?
03 September 2009
Cardiff’s 3D Theatre Company goes national with its hit play, ‘Richard Parker’
Canrif / Century ~ perfformiad cyntaf erioed a thaith genedlaethol ~
03 September 2009
Mae Theatr Cenedlaethol Ieuenctid Cymru yn barod i gyflwyno drama newydd sbon i gynulleidfaoedd yng Nghanolfan y Celfyddydau Aberystwyth, Clwyd Theatr Cymru yn yr Wyddgrug a Sherman Cymru yng Nghaerdydd, gyda deg perfformiad cyhoeddus mewn wyth niwrnod yn unig!
Ddau ddyn, un enw, cyd-ddigwyddiad neu rhywbeth mwy sinistr….?
03 September 2009
Cwmni Theatr 3D o Gaerdydd yn teithio’i ddrama boblogaidd, Richard Parker yn genedlaethol.
Discover Dance at The Riverfront this September...
03 September 2009
The time to Discover Dance is just around the corner! This exciting, week long event will take place at The Riverfront, both inside and outside of the building, from Tuesday 15 – Saturday 19 September 2009
Canrif / Century ~ a world premiere and a national tour ~
03 September 2009
The National Youth Theatre of Wales is set to bring a brand new play to audiences in Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Clwyd Theatr Cymru in Mold and Sherman Cymru in Cardiff, with ten public performances in just eight days!
Odyssey Theatre reaches for the stars
03 September 2009
A whole gang of Hijinx Theatre’s ODYSSEY THEATRE mixed ability community theatre group will be heading towards London on Saturday dressed to the nines!
AWARD WINNING ACTORS GO ON THE EDGE...
02 September 2009
To celebrate the 5th anniversary of his On The Edge project Michael Kelligan will be presenting a new play ‘Dandelion’ by Blackwood-based poet and writer Patrick Jones at The Riverfront on Thursday 10 September at 7.45pm.
Gulliver Travels To Ammanford
01 September 2009
Sandpit UK Tour takes to Cardiff this September
01 September 2009
Encouraging local artists to come and discover how social games can be used as a tool to create engagement and participation within theatre and the arts
Autumn season at the Torch Theatre, Milford Haven
28 August 2009
Classic film brought to the stage starring Neil Morrissey
28 August 2009
Rain Man at the New Theatre, Cardiff
The Angel's Arms - Pontardawe Arts Centre's new Cafe Series
27 August 2009
As part of the launch of Pontardawe Arts Centres new Café Series, Peacock Vein Scriptshop are presenting their new play “The Angels’ Arms” where Kirsty, the barmaid, thinks she has heard it all: gluttony, lust, envy – but what is ‘sin’ and who’s keeping score anyway?
Uhhuh dance present "Cell"
26 August 2009
Uhhuh dance present "Cell", a dance theatre piece which explores the immense human capacity to create and to destroy
Time- Travellers
21 August 2009
A journey through the 20th Century with the National Youth Theatre of Wales
SOMEONE ELSE'S DAUGHTER …
21 August 2009
A daring new play based on a true story is being premiered by the Torch Theatre’s Summer School in just two weeks time [3 September].
Teithwyr drwy Amser
21 August 2009
Taith trwy’r 20fed Ganrif gyda Theatr Cenedlaethol Ieuenctid Cymru
Wales hosts its first cultural programme for children affected by conflict throughout the world
19 August 2009
A unique Welsh and Irish partnership has created Wales’ first arts therapeutic initiative designed to help children affected by conflict throughout the world.
The Rootin’ Tootin’ Comedy of the Year!
19 August 2009
Tonto Evans - Written by and starring Frank Vickery
Fancy Dress Competition in Wonderland!
18 August 2009
The Living Willow Theatre is hosting Quantum Theatre’s brand new adaptation of the family classic Alice Through the Looking Glass on Friday 28 August.
BIG WIGS, BIG CLASSIC, BIG LAUGHS….
18 August 2009
A MAPPA MUNDI | THEATR MWLDAN | TORCH THEATRE CO-PRODUCTION
PROFESSOR DAI SMITH RE-APPOINTED ARTS COUNCIL CHAIR
18 August 2009
Heritage Minister Alun Ffred Jones today [18 August 2009] announced the re-appointment of Professor Dai Smith as Chair of Arts Council of Wales
Y Seren o Gymru Michael Ball yn agor taith y sioe Hairspray
14 August 2009
Bydd un o sêr Cymru yn y West End, Michael Ball, yn arwain y cast pan fydd sioe Hairspray yn dechrauar ei thaith gyntaf erioed o gwmpas y DU ac Iwerddon yng Nghanolfan Mileniwm Cymru y gwanwyn nesaf.
Migrations a Dawns i Bawb yn cyflwyno LOCATOR 20 gyda Simon Whitehead
14 August 2009
Perfformiadau Byw yn yn Tirlun Sadwrn 12 Medi 2pm yn cychwyn o Neuadd Gymunedol Rowen, Conwy Tocynnau ar gael o flaen llaw yn unig:- £8.50, gostyngiadau £6 yn cynnwys lluniaeth Migrations, 25 Watling Street, Llanrwst, LL26 0LS 01492 642291 Galeri Caernarfon, Victoria Doc, Caernarfon, LL55 1SQ - 01286 685222
Migrations & Dawns i Bawb present Locator 20 with Simon Whitehead
14 August 2009
Live Performances in the Landscape Starts at Rowen Community Hall, Conwy on Saturday 12 September 2pm Advance booking only. Tickets available at: £8.50, £6 concessions refreshments included. Migrations, 25 Watling Street, Llanrwst, LL26 0LS 01492 642291 Galeri Caernarfon, Victoria Doc, Caernarfon, LL55 1SQ - 01286 685222
Discover Dance at The Riverfront this September...
12 August 2009
Discover Dance is a an exciting event that will take place at The Riverfront, both inside and outside of the building, from Tuesday 15 – Saturday 19 September 2009.
Escaped Prisoners run wild in Bridgend!
12 August 2009
Theatre na nÓg’s exciting new show Halt! Who Goes There? looks at WWII’s biggest prison break and combines brilliant performances with interactive education
Welsh Arts company makes it to the Final Three!
04 August 2009
ODYSSEY THEATRE, Hijinx Theatre’s mixed ability community theatre group has reached the FINAL of THE NATIONAL LOTTERY AWARDS
Summerdance 09
31 July 2009
Forty of Wales’ most talented young dancers take to the New Theatre stage this month (AUG) to perform two new works – and also give audiences an entertaining insight into dance class.
"Under the Carpet" in Korea
29 July 2009
Play using exclusively the words of 3 & 4 year olds in Seoul, Korea
Lack of perfect role inspired big band singer to write his own musical
29 July 2009
As a musical theatre actor and singer with a big band, Lee Gilbert could never quite find a role that combined everything he wanted in his ideal part – a great storyline, great songs and that big band sound.
FACTION COLLECTIVE present "The Censor"
29 July 2009
Faction Collective - the same team that brought Patrick Jones’ sell-out “Revelation”, return to Chapter Arts Centre this autumn with Anthony Neilson’s critically acclaimed play “The Censor”
POVEY PLAY / POVEY’N PARABLU
28 July 2009
Prolific Welsh playwright, Meic Povey, will discuss the people and places that have influenced his work during the National Eisteddfod in Bala next week.
Living Willow Theatre Becomes a Radio Star!
28 July 2009
The Living Willow Theatre is the star of a half hour feature programme airing on Radio Wales on Thursday 30 July at 6.30pm.
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre’s only performance in Wales opens St Donats Arts Centre’s summer season
27 July 2009
Welsh fans of the prestigious Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre have one opportunity to catch them in Wales when they stage A Midsummer Night’s Dream in front of the magnificent St Donats Castle in the Vale of Glamorgan on bank holiday Monday 31 August at 6.30pm.
Two Dance Duets/ Dau Ddeuawd Dawns/ Kaksi Tanssiduettoa
26 July 2009
Peripheral Landscapes + Touched at Y Llofft, Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff/ Caerdydd
Ceisio'i Bywyd Hi
24 July 2009
Cynhyrchiad Sherman Cymru yn Eisteddfod y Bala
Pick of the Crop
22 July 2009
The pick of Wales’ home-grown dance, music and theatre talent is gathering in locations across Wales this summer as National Youth Arts Wales embarks upon its summer season of courses, concerts and performances.
Clone Town
21 July 2009
Cwmni Theatr 3D yn cyflwyno dwy ddrama ar y thema Darganfyddiad
21 July 2009
Yn ol eu harfer o roi llwyfan i ysgrifennu newydd, ag atgyfodi clasuron.
Cardiff-based circus company bring acclaimed show back to hometown
21 July 2009
A woman crossing a tightrope while wearing high heels; another hula-hooping with a ring of fire; and a basket descending from the sky revealing a perfectly intact plate of spaghetti.
actorsworkshop’s summer programme returns with three film themed ‘Bitesize’ workshops this August!
20 July 2009
Bezerkus | Mr & Mrs Clark
16 July 2009
A part of the Blysh festival @ Weston Studio, Wales Millennium Centre
SUMMER DANCE AT THE NEW THEATRE, CARDIFF
16 July 2009
Forty of Wales’ most talented youngsters take to the New Theatre stage as summerdance 09 returns on Saturday 8 August. Bigger, bolder and brighter than ever, this year the New Theatre’s Arts Active Department and National Dance Company Wales, previously Diversions, join forces with National Youth Dance Wales to bring an exciting new element to this well-established summer school for budding young dancers.
Cameron Mackintosh to hold auditions at Wales Millennium Centre for male and female actor singers for the international tour of the new 2009 production of Les Miserables
16 July 2009
TAN Dance Present Oyster Bay
16 July 2009
Swansea Grand Theatre, Monday 3rd August | 7.00pm
3 Sisters - Metra Theatre
15 July 2009
Enjoy tea on the high seas with the three sisters, on a voyage Chekhov never let them take. Set on a boat moored in Cardiff Bay, this is a bizarre waterbased adventure.
The Scarecrow and His Servant
14 July 2009
Philip Pullman’s brilliant modern classic The Scarecrow and His Servant will be staged at Abergavenny Castle by Gwent Young People’s Theatre next Thursday, Friday and Saturday 23, 24 & 25 July.
NORMAN – CAN YOU RESIST HIM?
13 July 2009
In just ten days time, Milford Haven’s Torch Theatre Company will go on stage and reduce its audience to helpless laughter in the opening performance of Alan Ayckbourn’s award winning comedy The Norman Conquests.
Summer Sessions at The Riverfront
12 July 2009
The Riverfront Summer Sessions launched last month on Friday June 26 and a great time was had by all. It was a chilled out evening of performance and boutique market stalls with a micro-festival vibe. The next of the Summer Sessions will take place
Improvisation at its Bravest: A Full-length play
09 July 2009
Swansea Grand Theatre in association with Ian Dickens Productions presents Summer Repertory Season 2009
09 July 2009
Swansea Grand Theatre’s annual Summer Repertory Season is almost upon us, offering five glorious weeks – no matter what the weather – of great drama with a host of well know celebrity actors taking part.
THEATR BARA CAWS yn cyflwyno:‘WIL SAM Y DEWIN GEIRIAU’–
08 July 2009
YN NEUADD LLANDDERFEL, GER Y BALA (yn ystod wythnos Eisteddfod Genedlaethol y Bala) NOS IAU 6ed o Awst am 7.00y.h.
THEATR BARA CAWS yn cyflwyno O’R TU ÔL gan Tudur Owen
08 July 2009
SIOE GLYBIAU NEWYDD SBON YN NEUADD LLANDDERFEL GER Y BALA YN YSTOD WYTHNOS EISTEDDFOD GENEDLAETHOL Y BALA Nos Fawrth 4ydd o Awst - Nos Sadwrn 8fed o Awst.
Howard Barker’s Art of the Theatre Conference
07 July 2009
10-12 July 2009 Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies, Aberystwyth
Y Cymro John Owen-Jones yn camu i’r brif ran yn nhaith dathlu 25 mlynedd Les Misérables
06 July 2009
Welsh star of stage John Owen Jones to head 25th anniversary tour of Les Miserables
06 July 2009
’Banana Coal Banana’
01 July 2009
Spectacle Theatre will present ‘Banana Coal Banana’ at the official launch of their Tonypandy 2010 Community play at Coleg Morgannwg Rhondda, on Tuesday, 21st July, 6pm–8pm.
Sonnets on a Summer’s Day
01 July 2009
The Midsummer Sonnets Festival took place from June 19 to 21 at the Living Willow Theatre, Llanwrthwl to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the publication of Shakespeare’s sonnets
Sherman Cymru Receives £3.9 million Arts Council of Wales Grant for Redevelopment
29 June 2009
Sherman Cymru is pleased to announce that it has received a Capital Lottery grant of £3.9 million from Arts Council of Wales in order to undergo a much needed redevelopment which will see the theatre building completely transformed.
Vintage Burlesque Dancing and Cabaret Extraordinaire!
28 June 2009
"The Penarth Summer Festival" in conjunction with "Curves for a Cure" Breast Cancer Awareness, are proud to present” Paris Moustache Club, a night of Vintage Burlesque Dancing and Cabaret Extraordinaire!
ORBIT THEATRE are celebrating their 40th anniversary with the Welsh Premiere of THE PRODUCERS.
28 June 2009
This outrageous musical comedy hits the depths of bad taste - two theatrical producers scheme to get rich by overselling interests in a Broadway flop but the scam goes wrong when the worst musical ever made – SPRINGTIME FOR HITLER, unexpectedly turns out to be succesful!
Deceptions at the New Theatre, Cardiff
28 June 2009
Michelle Collins and Rupert Hill star in the gripping thriller Deceptions which is at the New Theatre, Cardiff from Tuesday 21 – Saturday 25 July as part of a limited national tour
A FIVE-STAR FESTIVAL LINE-UP at the WALES MILLENNIUM CENTRE
25 June 2009
TWO of the most critically acclaimed shows from the Edinburgh Festival, the sensual singer Camille O’Sullivan and the Guy Masterson’s black comedy Scaramouche Jones, debut at the Wales Millennium Centre as part of the first Blysh Festival of carnival and vaudeville delights (July 17 to 26).
Two for the Price of One at Sherman this summer!
25 June 2009
A Vision of heaven, a maths lesson from your worst nightmare and a dancing teapot – a night of hugely contrasting emotions and all for the price of one visit to the theatre.
Diversions’ Name Is Changing
23 June 2009
After a quarter of a century as Diversions, Wales flagship dance company is today (Tuesday, June 23) changing its name to National Dance Company Wales.
Mae Diversions yn newid ei enw
23 June 2009
Ar ôl ei adnabod am chwarter canrif fel Diversions, mae cwmni dawns mwyaf blaenllaw Cymru o heddiw ymlaen (Mehefin 23) yn newid ei enw i Cwmni Dawns Cenedlaethol Cymru.
Acting Classes for Summer / Autumn 2009 from Gest Training
22 June 2009
Gest is pleased to announce details of our latest acting classes and workshops for adults. Now in it's 6th year, Gest continues to offer affordable, quality actor training in Cardiff
Summer Sessions at The Riverfront
20 June 2009
The Riverfront Summer Sessions will launch this month on Friday June 26 at 5pm. It will be a chilled out evening of performance and boutique market stalls with a micro-festival vibe and the first event will be completely free as part of The Riverfront’s Open Weekend.
ODYSSEY THEATRE(Hijinx’s mixed ability community group)has reached the semi-finals of THE NATIONAL LOTTERY AWARDS
20 June 2009
An annual search to find the UK’s favourite Lottery-funded projects to celebrate and recognise the difference that they can make to people and communities across the UK
Quadrophenia at the New Theatre, Cardiff
19 June 2009
Iconic Rock Opera set to take Cardiff by storm
Grand Slam Theatre Company - Launching Summer 2009
19 June 2009
This summer sees the launch of the brand new ‘Grand Slam Theatre Company’. The company has been set up to produce top quality, commercial theatre in Wales but with a desire to take that theatre all over the world.
Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama Present Opera Double Bill
18 June 2009
The students of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama return to Sherman this July with their annual opera – this year a contrasting double bill of a story of a woman’s nightmare after giving birth to an illegitimate child, and a zany comedy about a child’s bedroom coming to life.
Pot of Hijinx gold at Campws Gartholwg
18 June 2009
HIJINX THEATRE presents Chasing Rainbows By Glenys Evans
A Lament for Moths - new play from Patrick Jones
15 June 2009
Poet and playwright Patrick Jones has written a new drama for Gwent Theatre directed by Gary Meredith, performed by Jain Boon, Lizzie Rogan and Daniel Wallace with design by Georgina Miles.
Black RAT’s ‘Dream’ opens at the Torch Theatre, Milford Haven.
12 June 2009
Black RAT Production’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream has started its tour of this, the most famous and best loved of Shakespeare’s classic comedy.
BEAT THE CREDIT CRUNCH - ENJOY A TOP CLASS SHOW WITHOUT LEAVING WALES
12 June 2009
Fancy seeing a top quality show but don’t want to pay London prices? Join Everyman Theatre – Wales’ biggest and best open air theatre festival – for their sparkling summer season.
Peeling by Kaite O'Reilly
11 June 2009
A rehearsed reading at Weston Studio, The Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff Bay, Tuesday 16th June 2009 at 7.00pm, as part of Unity Arts festival.
'Three Divas, A World War and One Song'
11 June 2009
'Lili: The Story of a Song' by Oscar Fovarge
BERNARDA ALBA
08 June 2009
Financial assistance is being offered to those who are arranging transport for theatre-goers to Llandudno’s Venue Cymru next week for Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru – the Welsh National Theatre Company’s production of Frederico Garcia Lorca’s Tŷ Bernarda Alba (House of Bernarda Alba).
‘Footloose- The Musical’
08 June 2009
The Grand Pavilion Theatre, Porthcawl from 11th – 13th June 2009.
BERNARDA ALBA
08 June 2009
Cynigir cymorth ariannol i rai sy’n trefnu cludo cynulleidfaoedd i Venue Cymru, Llandudno’r wythnos nesaf ar gyfer perfformiad Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru o ddarama Frederico Garcia Lorca - Tŷ Bernarda Alba.
ENTDECKUNGEN/ DISCOVER GERMAN THEATRE
06 June 2009
On Sunday 7th June at 7.15pm Theatr Iolo is presenting rehearsed readings of two exciting contemporary German plays in translation.
DREAMY BALLET
06 June 2009
An explosive mixture of classical ballet, mime, physical theatre and, in this case, stomping about in boots, Independent Ballet Wales’ production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream which can be seen at the Torch Theatre this month
Berwyn Centre Youth Theatre create a magical haunted forest
06 June 2009
Set Design Workshop at the Berwyn Centre, Nantymoel Tuesday 26th May 2009
Michael Kelligan's Welsh Fargo Stage Company presents :ON THE EDGE
04 June 2009
A Pair of Cardiff Shorts! by Alan Osborne
Sara Popowa: Stick Piece - Platfform SHOWROOM Platform - Aberystwyth Arts Centre
03 June 2009
Stick Piece is a kind of reversed interpretation of Yoko Ono’s Cut Piece, a durational performance where the audience realises the piece when asked to dress, or ‘create’ the performer with stickers.
COMMUNITY PLAY, EBBW VALE 2010 – PHASE ONE IGNITING THE FLAME: FFLACH/FLASH
03 June 2009
Phase One is the research and development stage of the project and will involve the appointment of a freelance researcher/animateur to lay down the foundations on which to build the Ebbw Vale community performance and develop material that could also feed into the “Cauldrons and Furnaces” theme of the Cultural Olympiad in 2012.
A FESTIVAL GUARANTEED TO MAKE YOU BLYSH
03 June 2009
A human balloon, a super sexy torch singer, a group of middle-aged moaning punk rockers and WOW on the Waterfront’s spectacular aerial show are among the weird and wonderful performers taking over the Wales Millennium Centre this summer.
OPEN AIR THEATRE - PENALLTA HOUSE
02 June 2009
Caerphilly County Borough Council are offering an exclusive opportunity to enjoy a classic play and picnic supper in the grounds of Penallta House - the council’s new headquarters, presented in collaboration with the county’s leading theatre and live entertainment venue Blackwood Miners’ Institute.
Refugee Week at Sherman
02 June 2009
Sherman mark the UK wide Refugee Week 2009 with a special programme of events including top poet Benjamin Zephaniah and Iranian comedian Shappi Khorsandi from 15 – 20 June.
Young Actor awarded new Memorial Prize
29 May 2009
Nadia O’Neill, 17, from Swansea, has been awarded the inaugural James Westaway Award for Young Actors Studio Most Promising Young Actor 2008/9, sponsored by Parthian Books.
Beauty and the Beast at the New Theatre, Cardiff
29 May 2009
The smash-hit musical Beauty and the Beast returns to the New Theatre for a two week run following sell out performances on its 2007 visit from Tuesday 23 June – Saturday 4 July.
LIVING LANDSCAPES
29 May 2009
An international conference on performance, landscape and environment
Hijinx Theatre’s Unity Festival 2009
29 May 2009
If you’re looking for something refreshingly different to do during the week of June 15th to 21st then take a look at the Unity Festival.
ShellShock present BodyShop at TactileBOSHE
28 May 2009
DISCOVER/ENTDECKUNGEN WORKSHOP
27 May 2009
EXPLORING GERMAN PLAYS IN TRANSLATION
Sherman Cymru Youth Theatre Make Kontakt with Older Generation
27 May 2009
Sherman Cymru Youth Theatre’s groundbreaking project in which teenagers and adults interact returns from 29 May – 6 June.
Bumps go free at the WMC
26 May 2009
If you’ve recently had a baby, or are expecting one in the near future, chances are your social life has taken a backseat with finances being spent on essential baby-related items rather than going out.
Northern Ballet Theatre celebrates its 40th in Cardiff
23 May 2009
Northern Ballet Theatre (NBT) is celebrating its 40th Anniversary and they present A Simple Man as part of an exciting Mixed Bill of dance at New Theatre, from Tuesday 16 to Saturday 20 June.
Mae’r antur yn parhau...
22 May 2009
Theatr na n'Óg yn agor eu sioe newydd gyda chlec yn Eisteddfod yr Urdd, Caerdydd.
Contemporary Twist on Controversial Classic
19 May 2009
Royal Welsh College of Music Drama present a controversial adaptation of John Webster’s The Duchess of Malfi at Sherman, Cardiff from Friday 22 – Saturday 30 May.
Walking the dead dog!
18 May 2009
Mewn ymgais i wneud yr annisgwyl i ddigwydd yn Abertawe a Chasnewydd, mae Volcano wedi uno ag un o enillwyr Dyfarniadau Cymru Greadigol 2009, Marega Palser, sy’n un hanner o’r ddeuawd berfformio swrrealaidd; Mr a Mrs Clark.
Walking the dead dog!
18 May 2009
Volcano has teamed up with Creative Wales 2009 award winner Marega Palser who makes up one half of the surreal performance duo Mr & Mrs Clark.
Welsh premiere for dance work inspired by birth of daughter
18 May 2009
Being pregnant and knowing that a new life is growing inside you is a miracle in anyone’s book. But Luká Timulak was so inspired by the baby he and wife Carolina were expecting that he choreographed an entire dance work based around the experience.
‘Savage/Love’, Centre for Visual and Performing Arts, Aberystwyth, 19th to 22nd May.
16 May 2009
FRANK IS BACK AND AT HIS BEST!
16 May 2009
Frank Vickery is back on stage at Blackwood Miners’ Institute, as the flamboyant Teddy in his hilarious and popular comedy Trivial Pursuits next month.
DEL_wedd@u - gan Gwion Hallam
15 May 2009
Ysgol Theatr, Cerdd a’r Cyfryngau - Coleg Prifysgol y Drindod Cynhyrchiad darpar raddedigion 2009
In My Mouth - Written & directed by Firenza Guidi
15 May 2009
Speech. The mark of the devil. When it comes from a woman’s mouth.
Summer evenings of anecdotes, entertainment and humour at the New Theatre
15 May 2009
Dylan Thomas & Friends with Philip Madoc / An Audience with John Sergeant
Hijinx are Chasing Rainbows across the country
14 May 2009
Hijinx Theatre will be touring Chasing Rainbows a new play by Glenys Evans across Wales & England from 13th May until 3rd July.
New Chair of Volcano Theatre announced
14 May 2009
Volcano Theatre Company is delighted to announce the appointment of David Phillips as Chair of the Board.
ORACULAR:Your life in the future
14 May 2009
Pontardawe Arts Centre is teaming up with Volcano theatre company to create an exciting piece of performance with young people from Neath Port Talbot.
World Class Dance Comes To Brecon’s Theatr Brycheiniog
13 May 2009
The Richard Alston Dance Company returns to Wales for an exclusive Welsh performance at Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon, on Thursday 21 May with a superb triple bill including two of Alston’s most exhilarating works.
The irrepressible Mappa Mundi are back!
12 May 2009
Hot on the heels of huge success with The Importance of Being Earnest, Moll Flanders and Canterbury Tales, Mappa Mundi now invite you to a sumptuous society romp with Oliver Goldsmith’s classic 18th Century farce She Stoops to Conquer.
“Only the hand that makes the wound can heal the wound”
12 May 2009
Welsh Artists Paul Davies and Maria Hayes collaborate with Pedro Carneiro and Sandra Rosado in “Skin Deep”, a gift performance that weaves dance, music and visual art into a new hybrid form
LOUCHE THEATRE presents a WORLD PREMIER !
12 May 2009
'THE REMNANTS OF ONCE FINE GIRLS'by Stephen Todd.
Award-winning theatre-makers collaborate on new play for babies & toddlers
08 May 2009
Babies and toddlers in Caernarfon will be the first audiences in Wales to experience a new theatre production created by two of Wales’ leading theatre-makers for young people, Sarah Argent and Kevin Lewis
IT’S BEYOND THE FRINGE!
08 May 2009
Barely a stone will remain unturned when one of the world’s most eminent directors of theatre, opera and film appears on stage at the Torch Theatre this month [20 May] inviting his audience to join him on a journey Beyond the Fringe….
Local Theatre Company searches for new home
08 May 2009
Orbit Theatre have long since established themselves as Wales’ premier amateur dramatic company, taking on more ambitious projects each year and encouraging Cardiff’s hottest young talent to take to the stage.
Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
06 May 2009
Once again On The Edge – LOOK WHO’S TALKING NOW Michael Kelligan’s latest script-held production
Diversions dancers create cutting-edge choreography
06 May 2009
Hot on the heels of the Dance Company of Wales’ highly praised spring tour two company members have now created two cutting-edge, radical works to be performed in June.
OPERA SINGER, ACTRESS … AND BUTCHER … PERFORMS A MOST MURDEROUS MUSICAL MYSTERY!
01 May 2009
Critics through the ages have often murdered a diva's performance through the power of a pen, but seldom do we find ourselves delving into the operatic underworld to find out WHODUNNIT when it is discovered that the flamboyant divas have taken their revenge!
Gweinidog Treftadaeth yn canmol sector y celfyddydau ond yn eu rhybuddio o’r sialensiau sydd o’u blaen
01 May 2009
Defnyddiodd y Gweinidog Treftadaeth Alun Ffred Jones ei araith gerbron cynhadledd flynyddol y Cyngor Celfyddydau yn y Barri i ddweud, er fod y sector yn wynebu amser caled, mae gan y celfyddydau rôl bwysig i chwarae.
Heritage Minister praises the arts sector but warns of challenges ahead
01 May 2009
The Minister for Heritage Alun Ffred Jones has used his speech to the Arts Council annual conference in Barry to caution that although difficult times lie ahead, the arts have a vital role to play in tough times
Stephen Daldry directs An Inspector Calls at the New Theatre, Cardiff
01 May 2009
The West End and Broadway production of JB Priestley’s classic thriller An Inspector Calls returns to the New Theatre from Tuesday 19 – Saturday 23 May after an absence of six years.
Swansea Metropolitan University Performing arts Showcase 20-29th May 2009
01 May 2009
This May, Swansea plays host to the Performing Arts degree course Showcase festival.
“Whose Coat is that Jacket?” and “I’ll Be There in a Minute Now!”
30 April 2009
After a successful run at the Dylan Thomas Theatre in Swansea, Frapetsus Productions are transferring their Welsh comedies, “Whose Coat is that Jacket?” and “I’ll Be There in a Minute Now!” to Llanover Hall Arts Centre in Cardiff.
50:50 QUEST FOR GEQUALITY (2010 –2015)
29 April 2009
A catalytic project aiming to unite the theatre industry in a pro-active & permanent redress of gender-balance in dance, drama & dramaturgy (UK & ROI)
50:50 QUEST FOR GEQUALITY (2010 –2015)
29 April 2009
A catalytic project aiming to unite the theatre industry in a pro-active & permanent redress of gender-balance in dance, drama & dramaturgy (UK & ROI)
Melville Theatre summer programme
29 April 2009
’Danger! Animals at Work’
28 April 2009
Spectacle Theatre will shortly begin touring ’Danger! Animals at Work’ by Mark Ryan to schools and community venues throughout Wales.
BERNARDA ALBA (Cymraeg)
27 April 2009
Bydd drama olaf bardd a’r dramodydd a ddienyddwyd yn ystod Rhyfel Cartref Sbaen yn cychwyn teithio o gwmpas rhai o brif theatrau Cymru fis nesaf.
BERNARDA ALBA
27 April 2009
The last play penned by a poet and renowned dramatist excecuted during the Spanish Civil War will tour some of Wales’ main theatres next month.
Modern Day Love Story By Acclaimed Playwright at Sherman
27 April 2009
Clwyd Theatr Cymru present a modern day love story written by acclaimed writer James Graham at Sherman on 12 – 16 May.
Mappa Mundi Return With Hilarious Adaptation of Classic Social Comedy
23 April 2009
Mappa Mundi, renowned for their cheeky and accessible adaptations of classic theatrical and literary works, present Oliver Goldsmith’s classic social comedy She Stoops to Conquer at Sherman on 5 – 6 May.
Cardiff Improv Workshop
23 April 2009
On the weekend of 13th June (Saturday 13th, Sunday 14th June 09), Ludus Ludius Improv Theatre Company are running an intensive weekend workshop on improvisation.
I'll be there in a minute now!
23 April 2009
This sequel to the hugely successful Whose Coat is that Jacket? aims to further explore the issues of what occurs when ambition is mixed in with tradition.
Swansea Grand Theatre Arts Wing Depot Studio presents a Season of Lunchtime Theatre
23 April 2009
The Grand Theatre is set to continue with another season of Lunchtime Theatre presentations in the coming months as Season III is ready to be lightly simmered, brought to the boil, seasoned, garnished and served up to its appreciative audiences.
Inc'Ling - Creative Development Project at the WMC
22 April 2009
Call for Submissions for 2009
ScriptSlam Final 2009
21 April 2009
Sherman Cymru presents the ScriptSlam Grand Final 2009 this Wednesday 22 April 8pm where 5 writers will compete for the title and the prize of mentoring and support from Sherman Cymru’s literary team.
Stones in his Pockets
21 April 2009
Stones in His Pockets coming to The Riverfront, Newport (Weds 29th - Thurs 30th April) and Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon (Thursday 7th May).
The ultimate British Rock ‘n’ Roll musical
17 April 2009
Dreamboats and Petticoats The Musical at the New Theatre, Cardiff
'Misery' at Aberystwyth Arts Centre
17 April 2009
Bold Productions & Aberystwyth Arts Centre present MISERY, By Stephen King, adapted By Simon Moore. Directed by Richard Hogger & Richard Hull
Prosiect yr Amgylchedd wedi gwerthu allan eto
15 April 2009
Mae cynhyrchiad Dawns i Bawb “Prosiect yr Amgylchedd” Y Ceidwad A’r Llygoden Fawr” yn teithio unwaith eto ar ôl y Pasg eleni am yr eil dro.
Environment Project SOLD OUT AGAIN
15 April 2009
Dawns i Bawb’s “Environment Project” The Rat and The Keeper will tour again after the Easter holidays. This will be the second tour of this very exciting project.
Sherman Cymru Present New Gary Owen Play
14 April 2009
A new play by award-winning Welsh playwright Gary Owen based on his own life experiences opens at Sherman, Cardiff from 1 – 9 May.
EUROVISION HOPEFUL MARK EVANS BRINGS WEST END THEATRE TO WALES
09 April 2009
West End performer and finalist of BBC Television’s Eurovision – Your Country Needs You Mark Evans will return to his birthplace this Summer to bring a touch of West End theatre glamour in the form of his summer school – West End in Wales.
From ‘Nancy’ to ‘Sally’
08 April 2009
Reality runner-up lands star role in Cabaret at the New Theatre, Cardiff
Michael Kelligan’s Welsh Fargo Stage Company presents ON THE EDGE
08 April 2009
Stairway to Heaven by Laurence Allan
CPR EVENTS: SPRING WORKSHOPS - José Torres Tama (USA) and Ira Seidenstein (Australia), DIRECTORS FORUM, GIVING VOICE
08 April 2009
Daring, Sexy and Wildly Entertaining Comedy Fun with NoFit State
07 April 2009
The internationally renowned, award-winning company NoFit State Circus present a stunning and wildly entertaining Circus Cabaret event, Splott on the Landscape 4 on 24 – 25 April at Sherman, Cardiff.
Teenagers Present Money Management Play to Peers
06 April 2009
A play about teenagers and money management, written and performed by young people, will be at Sherman, Cardiff and schools and community centres reaching over 600 young people around South Wales this April.
Dirty Protest - Back To The Yurt
06 April 2009
AWARD-WINNING writer Gary Owen has chosen six of the best writing talent to showcase in Wales as he guest curates the next Dirty Protest event on April 16.
“And then you get the star”
06 April 2009
Practitioners from across Wales have been experiencing a taste of Theatr Iolo’s “Words in the Woods”, a story-making project for nurseries directed by Sarah Argent.
Dinnerladies at the New Theatre, Cardiff
04 April 2009
Victoria Wood’s hit sitcom live on stage
Are you Britain’s Most Desperate Housewife?
04 April 2009
Win two tickets to see Marti Pellow in ‘The Witches of Eastwick’
Cardiff cityscapes debate
04 April 2009
Ai Manon yw'ch enw chi?
02 April 2009
Os felly, hoffai Ganolfan Mileniwm Cymru gynnig tocynnau am ddim i chi i'r bale!
Is your name Manon?
02 April 2009
If so, Wales Millennium Centre would like to offer you free tickets to the ballet!
India Dance Wales presents an original extravaganza of dance!
01 April 2009
The highly acclaimed Indian dance company, India Dance Wales are set to bring their dazzling production ‘Dance Variations’ to Theatr Elli on 3rd April 2009, 7.30pm.
Three great summer shows at the New Theatre
31 March 2009
The weather is hotting up and so is the summer season at the New Theatre as three top quality shows went on sale from Monday 30 March. Quadrophenia, Deceptions and Horrid Henry Live and Horrid are an exciting mixture of music, drama and family fun that guarantees a great night out for everyone.
THEATR BARA CAWS yn cyflwyno HALIBAL gan W. S. Jones
31 March 2009
Fel yr oedd yr awdur ei hun mae Cadwyni a Halibal_ yn llawn o hwyl stimrwg a chwerthin iach.
Daisy Pulls it Off
30 March 2009
A cross between Harry Potter and Scooby Doo…
Summer Performances in Royal Welsh College’s 60th year
30 March 2009
The Royal Welsh College presents its summer edition of Performance, offering something to suit every taste, and the chance to catch our final year students before they leave us and head off into the big wide world of entertainment:
A prolific young playwright from London could very well enthuse burgeoning Welsh dramatists to put pen to paper.
30 March 2009
That at least is the hope of Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru (Wales’ national Welsh-language touring theatre company) in inviting the film, television, radio and stage playwright, David Eldridge, to Wales next week.
Gall dramodydd ifanc toreithiog o Lundain rhoi’r hwb angenrheidiol i egin ysgrifenwyr ar gyfer y theatr Gymraeg.
30 March 2009
Dyna beth bynnag yw gobaith Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru drwy wadd David Eldridge, sydd wedi ysgrifennu dramâu ar gyfer ffilm, teledu,radio a’r llwyfan, i Gymru’r wythnos nesaf.
IN PURSUIT OF FRANK
27 March 2009
Trivial Pursuits , written by Frank Vickery Starring Frank Vickery and Sue Roderick
BRIEF ENCOUNTER AT THE NEW THEATRE
27 March 2009
A UNIQUE NEW VERSION OF CLASSIC LOVE STORY FROM A BYGONE ERA
Y Gerdd Olaf - The Last Poem
26 March 2009
Extra tickets release for 'Miss Brown to You' at WMC
25 March 2009
WORLD-PREMIERE OF AN EPIC ROMANTIC MUSICAL
25 March 2009
THE THORN BIRDS IN WALES
Forthcoming debates at The Wales Millennium Centre
24 March 2009
The Apothecary's Story
23 March 2009
Participatory Theatre in Education programme for Years 7 to 11 Thaglen Theatr mewn Addysg Gyfranogol ar gyfer blynoedd 7 I 11
Lunchtime theatre at the Riverfront Newport
23 March 2009
HOST by Lotty Morris is a brand new play being showcased lunchtime ( 1 pm) at the Riverfront Studio theatre, Newport on Thursday March 26th and Friday March 27th
A FIENDISHLY GOOD NIGHT OUT…
23 March 2009
When a junior devil is in need of a holiday where does he go? Discover what comes to light as a remote village becomes The Last Resort. Strangeface Mask Theatre Company unveil their production at Weston Studio, Millenium Centre on 31st March 2009
A FIENDISHLY GOOD NIGHT OUT…
23 March 2009
When a junior devil is in need of a holiday where does he go? Discover what comes to light as a remote village becomes The Last Resort. Strangeface Mask Theatre Company unveil their production at Weston Studio, Millenium Centre on 31st March 2009
SMALL CITY: BIG NEIGHBOURHOOD: EXPLORATION OF NEIGHBOURHOODS IN CARDIFF
21 March 2009
Cardiff, 27 March 2009, the second international Cityscapers studio will launch in Cardiff.
"The benefits for all, of including people with learning disabilities in arts activities" a debate.
21 March 2009
Wales Millennium Centre in association with Hijinx Theatre.
Whose Coat Is That Jacket?
20 March 2009
Frapetsus Productions Presents 'Whose Coat Is That Jacket?', written by Jack Llewellyn and directed by Clare Friswell
BIG WIGS, BIG CLASSIC, BIG LAUGHS….
19 March 2009
Mappa Mundi Present She Stoops To Conquer Wales Tour
TORCH THEATRE CELEBRATES FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF RE-OPENING WITH BRAND NEW PARTNERSHIP PROJECT FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
19 March 2009
A successful funding bid for an innovative summer project for young people was celebrated by representatives of the Torch Theatre and Milford Haven Port Authority (MHPA) at an event organised by Arts & Business Cymru (A&B Cymru) at the Cardiff International Academy Of Voice (CIAV) recently.
Miss Brown to You - get your tickets soon!
19 March 2009
Tickets for Hijinx Theatre’s tour of Miss Brown to You – by Alan Harris– are selling fast.
High School Musical 2: On Stage Stars are “All for one”- to raise funds for local charity!
18 March 2009
Stage Daze Theatre Company, who are presenting the UK premiere of High School Musical 2: On Stage during the Easter holidays, have announced that they will be supporting local charity Help A South Wales Child at an exclusive charity performance on April 7th.
A play about finding new ways of ruling at Pontardawe Arts Centre 19th March 2009 at 7.30pm
17 March 2009
On Thursday 19th March at 7.30pm Pontardawe Arts Centre presents a brand new play: Who’d be a Princess? This will be the first production by a new inclusive adults’ drama group at the arts centre.
Spoonface Steinberg at the Torch Theatre, Milford Haven
16 March 2009
AWARD WINNING RADIO DRAMA BY AUTHOR OF BILLY ELLIOT OPENS NATIONAL TOUR OF STAGE PRODUCTION AT TORCH THEATRE
An Evening with Psychosis
16 March 2009
Coming to the Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, this week:Friday 20th March at 8pm
Cardiff Singer of the World 2009
15 March 2009
As if to demonstrate the importance of BBC Cardiff Singer of the World, John Fisher, the boss of Welsh National Opera sat bang smack in the middle of the assembled guests for the launch of this year’s competition to watch one of the 2007 winners perform.
Celebrating the life and music of a legend
13 March 2009
Buddy at the New Theatre, Cardiff
180 children from six Barry Primary Schools celebrate the first Global World Storytelling Day
13 March 2009
180 children from six Barry Primary Schools will be taking part in the first global celebration of storytelling during World Storytelling Day on Thursday 20 March by sharing their stories of what it means to be a good neighbour.
International Festival of the Voice: Giving Voice 11
13 March 2009
Harmonic Accord - Encounters through Song: 18 - 26 April 2009, Wroclaw, Poland
NATIONAL AGENCY OF WALES FOR THEATRE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE - NATIONAL CONFERENCE 2009
12 March 2009
CULTURAL ENTITLEMENT: PRACTICE INFLUENCED POLICY Wednesday 18 March 2009
On The Edge: CARIBBEAN ANGELS
12 March 2009
Bringing some delicious Jamaican flavours to Wales
Theatr na n'Óg CRACK OPEN THEIR NEW SHOW!
11 March 2009
“The Boy, the Chick, and the Golden Egg” kick starts Theatr na n'Óg season of work for children.
CLASSIC SILENT FILM, ACCOMPANIED BY LIVE CLASSICAL MUSIC
10 March 2009
Get transported back to the silent era of cinema when classic silent film ‘The Cabinet of Doctor Caligari’ is screened at The Riverfront on Tuesday 28 April at 7.30pm, accompanied by live musicians from The London Mozart Players.
Martha Drafferthys (English)
09 March 2009
Cwmni’r Frân Wen, the professional Theatre in Education Company for Gwynedd, Anglesey and Conwy, is currently touring its latest production ‘Martha Drafferthus’. This project is targeted at Year 0, 1 and 2 pupils across the region.
Martha Drafferthus (Cymraeg)
09 March 2009
Bellach mae cynhyrchiad diweddaraf Cwmni’r Frân Wen, cwmni sy’n darparu gwasanaeth Theatr mewn Addysg broffesiynol i ysgolion cynradd ac uwchradd Gwynedd, Ynys Môn a Chonwy ar daith
India Dance Spice Up Llanelli!
09 March 2009
India Dance Wales return to Theatrau Sir Gâr with their very latest striking extravaganza, Dance Variations, 3 April at Llanelli’s Theatr Elli.
Dance Bytes: New Work
09 March 2009
New Work is the third and final stage of the 08/09 Dance Bytes programme. Roberta Jean and Bert Van Gorp will premiere their new work in a stimulating and engaging dance double bill on 3rd & 4th April at The Dance House, 8pm.
Six stunning dancers, four new pieces … one amazing show
09 March 2009
dx productions presents Bare Bones 6
This is the Day.....the oratorio from a new opera by Alan Osborne
07 March 2009
The Opera’s duration, in its form, is 24 hours and is taken from actual conditions given to people who wanted to live in West Wales ‘Ty un Nos’.
WHAT A GLORIOUS FEELING!
07 March 2009
Singin’ in the Rain at the New Theatre, Cardiff
Tanja Liedtke’s Twelfth Floor at Sherman
03 March 2009
A dance show created by leading choreographer Tanja Liedtke before she died in a road accident comes to Sherman this March as part of its UK tour.
FIRST OF ITS KIND THEATRE SHOW FOR FANS OF THE MUSICALS
03 March 2009
Musicals in Motion is an award winning and first-of-its-kind theatre show that captures the essence, emotion and grandeur of the West End and Broadway.
Argonauts sail in with fun dance-theatre for children and parents
02 March 2009
Children and their parents have a chance to take part in a fun retelling of the classic Greek myth ‘The Argonauts’ at Wales Millennium Centre.
SHH! in the house
02 March 2009
Diversions’ Artistic Associate, Roy Campbell-Moore and Visual Artist, Sue Williams are co-directing SHH!, a demanding and provocative new dance theatre installation for audiences to experience at the Dance House at Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff.
Welsh Independent Dance
02 March 2009
Dance Bytes: New Work
HIJINX THEATRE premieres "Miss Brown to You" (A new play by Alan Harris, Directed by Gaynor Lougher)
02 March 2009
Hijinx Theatre are delighted to announce a totally new initiative in association with The Riverfront Theatre.
Casanova undone by Dic Edwards performs in Copenhagen
01 March 2009
New Stage Adaptation of Great Expectations at Sherman
01 March 2009
A new adaptation of Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations takes to the stage at Sherman, Cardiff this March.
DON’T FEED THE PLANTS!!
01 March 2009
Little Shop of Horrors at the New Theatre.
Merch o'r Cymoedd
28 February 2009
Pedair sir ym Mlaenau’r Cymoedd yn dod ynghyd mewn perfformiadau ‘Merch o’r Cymoedd’
Valleys Girl
28 February 2009
Four Heads of the Valleys Counties get together with ‘Valleys Girl’ performance
Creative collaboration places Wales at the forefront of Spain’s cultural coast.
26 February 2009
mes:a, Wales’ unique performance collective, in collaboration with Safle and Laboral Escena in Spain are gearing up for a project of unique scale and presence in Gijon, Asturias, northern Spain.
Revelation - at the Riverfront
26 February 2009
patrick jones has a one off performance of his new play "Revelation" at the riverfornt theatre, newport on march 12th 2009 @ 7.30pm
OPERA 24: a live Twitter
25 February 2009
Go behind the scenes of Welsh National Opera’s production of The Marriage of Figaro - live and unplugged (and, this being Wales, bi-lingual) on Twitter tomorrow (Wednesday 25 February) from midday to midnight.
Sianed Jones at Dance House at Wales Millennium Centre
25 February 2009
Innovative Welsh composer Sianed Jones is creating a mesmerising new work at the Dance House at Wales Millennium Centre that delves into shape shifting, magic and shamanic dreaming.
Sherman Production Nominated for International Playwriting Award
24 February 2009
Sherman Cymru’s production The Almond and the Seahorse written by Kaite O’Reilly, which was a sensational success at Sherman last year, has been announced as a finalist of an international playwright’s award.
Live shows at the Torch Theatre, March-April 2009
24 February 2009
Bold Productions & Aberystwyth Arts Centre present THE BIRTHDAY PARTY By Harold Pinter
24 February 2009
Stanley Webber, an erstwhile piano player in his 30s, lives in a rundown boarding house, run by Meg and Petey Boles, in an English seaside town. Two sinister strangers, Goldberg and McCann, arrive and turn Stanley's apparently innocuous birthday party organized by Meg into a nightmare……
Q : What is the UFO on North Dock?
23 February 2009
A : CULT CIRCUS comes to Llanelli The award winning, critically acclaimed welsh company NoFit State Circus preview their new show tabú in Llanelli from 12-14th March.
PICTURE PERFECT - WI LADIES SELL-OUT!
20 February 2009
CALENDAR GIRLS AT THE NEW THEATRE, CARDIFF
STUNNING TRIPLE BILL FROM A WONDERFUL WELSH DANCE COMPANY
20 February 2009
Join Diversions for a sensational evening as the company's 10 hand-picked dancers raise the temperature with three cutting-edge new works from leading international choreographers, on Thursday 2 April at 7.30pm at The Riverfront.
Valleys Girl
19 February 2009
Guy Masterson’s Playing Burton Comes To Carmarthen
19 February 2009
Josh Richards' amazing reincarnation of the original Welsh roaring boyo, Playing Burton, hits Carmarthen’s Lyric, 25 February.
Cardiff Play to Get First Welsh Production in over 30 years
19 February 2009
A new production of a play by an internationally recognised Cardiff playwright whose work is rarely performed in his home city, will be on at Sherman, Cardiff from 20 March – 11 April.
Cyhoeddwyd enwau Swyddogion Creadigol newydd National Theatre Wales heddiw
19 February 2009
Mae National Theatre Wales yn falch o gyhoeddi mai Catherine Paskell a Mathilde López yw'r Swyddogion Creadigol ar gyfer y cwmni theatr iaith Saesneg newydd, sef National Theatre Wales (NTW).
Apocalypse Now at the Memorial Hall and Theatre, Barry
19 February 2009
It’s Apocalypse Now as the Reduced Shakespeare Company® perform their hit West End production of The Bible: The Complete Word of God (abridged) at the Memorial Hall and Theatre.
Tall tales from the King of fantasy
19 February 2009
Billy Liar at the New Theatre, Cardiff
New Creative Associates for National Theatre Wales Announced today
19 February 2009
National Theatre Wales is delighted to announce that Catherine Paskell and Mathilde López are the Creative Associates for the newly created English language theatre company, National Theatre Wales (NTW).
An Evening with Psychosis
18 February 2009
A Spaceship crash lands on a lunar colony, while in a parallel time and place plans are afoot to escape a psychiatric ward.
Medusa at the Gate Theatre
18 February 2009
Feb 26th-28th, The Gate Theatre, Keppoch Street, Cardiff
Delve into a world of Welsh mystery and magic in a unique evening at the Dance House
17 February 2009
Innovative Welsh composer Sianed Jones is creating a mesmerising new work at the Dance House at Wales Millennium Centre that delves into shape shifting, magic and shamanic dreaming.
CALLING ALL WELSH SPEAKING WRITERS!
17 February 2009
A piece of a play hiding away? An idea for a play? Contact us!
London Run for Sherman Cymru's 'Deep Cut'
17 February 2009
Sherman Cymru’s hit production, Deep Cut, which received critical acclaim and won numerous awards at last year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe, will open at London’s Tricycle Theatre this March.
GALW AR AWDURON CYMRAEG!
17 February 2009
Talp o sgript mewn drôr? Syniad am ddrama? Cysylltwch hefo ni!
Someone Else's Shos
16 February 2009
Spectacle Theatre have recently begun touring their Spring project ‘Someone Else’s Shoes’ by Paul Swift, one of Britain’s most experienced and exciting playwrights for young people.
Tymor Newydd y Gwanwyn i theatr stiwdio sy'n meddwl yn fawr!
16 February 2009
Mae tymor newydd cyffrous o theatr, comedi, dawns a cherddoriaeth 'agos a phersonol' yn agor yn Stiwdio Weston ym mis Mawrth. Disgwyliwch yr annisgwyl.
New Spring season for studio theatre that thinks big
16 February 2009
An exciting new line-up of ‘up close and personal’ theatre, comedy, dance and music opens at the Weston Studio this March. Expect the unexpected.
Tall tales from the King of fantasy
13 February 2009
Billy Liar at the New Theatre, Cardiff
2009 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Finalists Announced -
12 February 2009
Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has announced ten finalists for the prestigious playwriting award, now entering its fourth decade. The awards are given annually to recognize women from around the world who have written works of outstanding quality for the English-speaking theatre.
Sherman Youth Theatre Present Compelling Double Bill
12 February 2009
Sherman Cymru Youth Theatre will continue their reputation for producing compelling and highly theatrical productions in a new double bill of plays which tackle issues topical to the young people involved.
India Dance Spice Up Llanelli!
11 February 2009
India Dance Wales return to Theatrau Sir Gâr with their very latest striking extravaganza, Dance Variations, 3 April at Llanelli’s Theatr Elli.
Ladies and Gentlemen - join Rob Brydon and Take Your Seat…!!
11 February 2009
Rob Brydon, actor, comedian, Fellow and former student of the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, is leading the College’s Take Your Seat fund-raising campaign.
ON THE EDGE: Look Who's Talking
11 February 2009
New and existing work from the Writers of Wales
Showroom Platform: Call for Submissions
10 February 2009
The first Showroom Platform will be held on Thursday, March 19th 2009 at the Aberystwyth Arts Centre. We are inviting proposals for live art, performance work, dance and experimental theatre.
GRAVITAS - The human and personal response to war
09 February 2009
Multi award-winning, dance and physical theatre company, Earthfall, present the second-leg of their acclaimed national tour, GRAVITAS
SWANSEA CITY OPERA RETURN TO BLACKWOOD MINERS
09 February 2009
Following highly successful productions of The Daughter of the Regiment and The Magic Flute, Swansea City Opera return to Blackwood Miners’ Institute on Tuesday 4th March at 7.30pm.
Sherman Cymru’s Acting Out Cardiff Get First Taste of Opera
09 February 2009
Teenagers from Sherman Cymru’s Acting Out Cardiff will get their first taste of opera this month in a special collaboration with Welsh National Opera on The Elixir Project.
A Doll's House
09 February 2009
Swansea-based Fluellen Theatre Company presents an astonishing masterpiece with its first major production of 2009, A DOLL`S HOUSE, which opens at the Grand Theatre Arts Wing on February 10th.
SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS AT THE NEW THEATRE
06 February 2009
A thigh slapping adventure to put a spring in your step!
Live Music and Dance Collaboration at Sherman
06 February 2009
A new live music and dance collaboration produced by South Wales company sound affairs comes to Sherman this month as part of a national tour of the UK.
NEW WORK FROM THREE OF WALES’ LEADING PLAYWRIGHTS!
05 February 2009
Michael belt Kelligan brings new work and revivals from some of Wales’ best known dramatists.
Hijinx Return To Theatrau Sir Gar
05 February 2009
Following the highly successful tour of the inspiring and moving Full Circle and the kitchen sink realism of The Other Woman, Hijinx will be returning to Theatrau Sir Gar with their latest production, Miss Brown To You, at Carmarthen’s Lyric, 19 March.
THE SWEET TASTE OF LOVE’S ELIXIR
04 February 2009
The village used in the 60s cult television series The Prisoner provides the backdrop to a classic operatic tale of romance and comic capers which visits Milford Haven’s Torch Theatre this week [7 February].
The Wales Theatre Company to Cease Operation
03 February 2009
The Wales Theatre Company will cease operation in July 2009 at the conclusion of its next production – the musical version of Colleeen McCullough’s blockbuster novel The Thorn Birds.
Guy Masterson’s Playing Burton Comes To Carmarthen
03 February 2009
Josh Richards' amazing reincarnation of the original Welsh roaring boyo, Playing Burton, hits Carmarthen’s Lyric, 25 February. Directed by Guy Masterson (Richard Burton's great nephew), brilliantly poetic, dramatically traumatic and wonderfully witty, this is an insiders’ view; a true reflection on the trappings of celebrity and the destructiveness of fame.
Mr Foreigner
02 February 2009
Mr Foreigner- a devised dance theatre performance on the notion of home and belonging, heritage and refuge, asylum and detention.
Someone else's shoes
02 February 2009
Spectacle Theatre are gearing up to begin touring their Spring project ‘Someone Else’s Shoes’ by Paul Swift, one of Britain’s most experienced and exciting playwrights for young people.
CAST ANNOUNCED FOR UK PREMIERE OF ‘HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL 2 – ON STAGE’
02 February 2009
Stagedaze Theatre Company announce the cast for their production of High School Musical 2 – On Stage at the HSM2 Arena, Cardiff
POOR JACK - A LITTLE BOY ON A BIG ADVENTURE VIA NEWPORT
30 January 2009
Multi Story return to The Riverfront on Saturday 14 February at 11.30am and 1.30pm, with yet another fantastic tale for families. Poor Jack, tells the story of a little boy who embarks on a big adventure.
HOLLYWOOD GLAMOUR COMES TO CARDIFF
30 January 2009
Pack of Lies at the New Theatre.
Thoroughly Modern Millie
29 January 2009
Royal Welsh College present the perfect antidote to the wintry blues and the credit-crunch, the ultimate feel-good, high-energy show
CLASSIC COMIC OPERA SUNG IN ENGLISH AT THE RIVERFRONT
29 January 2009
Swansea City Opera has produced a wonderfully accessible performance of The Elixir of Love (L’Elisir d’Amore), which has been translated into English, set in Wales and is coming to The Riverfront on Thursday 5 February at 7.30pm.
ALL FEMALE, WELSH CAST PREMIERE LORCA’S CLASSIC TALE AT THE RIVERFRONT...
29 January 2009
Don’t miss the all-female Theatr Pena’s The House of Bernarda Alba from Wednesday 4 February to Saturday 7 February 7.45pm at The Riverfront.
CUTTING EDGE DANCE FROM BOUNDARY PUSHING DANCE COMPANY
29 January 2009
CandoCo Dance at the Riverfront Newport
CUTTING EDGE DANCE FROM BOUNDARY PUSHING DANCE COMPANY
29 January 2009
CandoCo Dance at the Riverfront Newport
Show directed by Oscar nominated Stephen Daldry comes to the New Theatre
28 January 2009
Acclaimed director Stephen Daldry who directs the production of An Inspector Calls appearing at the New Theatre, Cardiff, has received an Oscar nod in the recent nominations for Best Director for the film The Reader starring Kate Winslet and Ralph Fiennes.
Cardiff composer gets Wales singing to the Neanderthal beat
28 January 2009
Did Neanderthal man make music? And if so, what did it sound like?
Lunchtime theatre at Swansea Grand Theatre
24 January 2009
FLUELLEN THEATRE COMPANY presents a second season of plays by Wales-based writers
Spider’s Web at the New Theatre, Cardiff
24 January 2009
Classic Christie murder mystery
‘DAL I BWMPIO’ (Keep Pumping) by Eilir Jones
23 January 2009
BARA CAWS’ LATEST PRODUCTION TOURS THE CLUBS FROM 3rd FEBRUARY UNTIL MARCH 14th.
Easter Intensive at Ffin Dance
23 January 2009
FFIN DANCE is running a 4 day Easter Course for professional dancers and dancers still undergoing professional training.
Childhood: A Visual Diary
23 January 2009
Digital Storytelling for Adults with Learning Difficulties - Pontardawe Arts Centre in partnership with Theatr Ffynnon
UK PREMIERE OF ‘HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL 2 – ON STAGE’ COMES TO CARDIFF
20 January 2009
The brand new stage version of the Disney Channel Movie phenomenon is coming to Cardiff this Easter!
Hwb i Ysgrifennwyr Ifainc Cymru
20 January 2009
Fis Hydref eleni , gwobrwywyd yr Academi Gymreig â Dyfarniad Cwmni Disglair gan Gyngor Celfyddydau Cymru, gan sicrhau nawdd ar gyfer datblygu Sgwadiau Sgwennu’r Ifanc – cynllun sydd eisoes wedi gwreiddio’n gryf ledled Cymru
Boost for Wales’ young writers
20 January 2009
In October 2008, Academi was awarded a Beacon Company Award by the Arts Council of Wales which secured funding for the development of the Young People’s Writing Squads – a programme already well established across Wales
Designing Stages : Martin Morley
18 January 2009
Stage designs by Martin Morley for Welsh Theatre Companies 1973 - 2007
HIGH FLYING ACROBATICS WHEN THE CIRCUS COMES TO TOWN
17 January 2009
Chinese State Circus at the New Theatre
DYNAMIC CANTERBURY TALES ROMP TO ABERGAVENNY
15 January 2009
Seven-hundred years separate Chaucer from Gwent Young People’s Theatre.
DANCE SHORTS! 10 munud o waith dawns newydd a chyffrous
15 January 2009
Dewiswyd yr artist dawns Douglas Comley o Gymru ar gyfer DANCE SHORTS! - menter comisiynu newydd ar gyfer dawns yng Nghymru.
Marc Rees returns to Wales following successful Berlin premiere
15 January 2009
Leading Welsh contemporary dancer and choreographer Marc Rees returns to the stage with a brand new production on at Sherman this month. In 3 Men Running, three dancers aged between thirty and fifty from three different cultures are joined together by a strong, common experience: the recent death of their fathers.
DANCE SHORTS! 10 minutes of fresh & exciting dance
15 January 2009
Welsh dance artist Douglas Comley chosen for DANCE SHORTS! - a new commissioning initiative for dance in Wales.
Dr Jekyll: show postponed
15 January 2009
SWASHBUCKLING ADVENTURE AT THE MUNI
14 January 2009
Bink And The Hairy Fairy, the fabulous family musical from the award winning People’s Theatre Company, creators of hugely entertaining The Witch's Bogey, is coming to The Muni Arts Centre Pontypridd on Friday 13 February at 7.00pm,
Medusa....
13 January 2009
A group of Cardiff University Students are proud to present their myth of the Gorgon Medusa and her nemesis Perseus the son of Zeus.
Hand in Hand
13 January 2009
Theatr Powys return to the Wyeside with Hand in Hand, the latest community touring production.
CULT CLASSIC NOVEL ADAPTED FOR THE STAGE
13 January 2009
This winter Cornwall based Miracle Theatre is offering an unusual treat with the first UK stage adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut’s cult classic novel, Cat’s Cradle. Adapted and directed by Bill Scott.
Llandaff Musical Society Return With Calamity Jane
13 January 2009
Llandaff Musical Society return to Sherman with the popular Wild West musical Calamity Jane from 21 – 24 January.
Mr De’Ath is Waiting in the Wings!
12 January 2009
Why not start the New Year with an array of fantastical characters, music and dance. Brought to you by Caerphilly’s own County Youth Theatre, ‘Mr De’Ath’, the groups new devised performance, will be on the Blackwood Miners’ Institute stage on Friday 16th and Saturday 17th January at 7pm and tickets are FREE!
Y Beckett Cymraeg
12 January 2009
Er bod cymeriadau cofiadwy y dramodydd o Eifionydd, William Samuel Jones (WS Jones neu Wil Sam), yn rai Gymraeg a Chymreig o ran iaith ac anian, y mae nhw hefyd yn perthyn i steil o ysgrifennu sydd â chyd-destun Ewropeaidd iddo.
THE WELSH BECKETT
12 January 2009
The Welsh dramatist, William Samuel Jones (WS Jones or Wil Sam), may not have achieved the international recognition bestowed on his Irish counterpart, Samuel Beckett, but the two playwrights had much more in common than a shared Christian name.
Pavilion Dance Fest
07 January 2009
Contemporary Dance – Ballroom – Hip Hop, Breakdance
The House of Bernarda Alba
07 January 2009
Wednesday 4th, Thursday 5th, Friday 6th and Saturday 7th February 2009 theatr pena present "The House of Bernarda Alba", the company's first production, at the Riverfront Studio, Newport. Performances start: 7.45pm
THIS IS DICKENS AS YOU’VE NEVER SEEN IT BEFORE!
07 January 2009
The Pickwick Papers – The Original Roadtrip!
Communities and Culture Committee
07 January 2009
Committee Inquiry into the Promotion of Welsh Arts and Culture on the World Stage
Dirty Protest Presents......The Bells of Shoreditch
06 January 2009
Our first Development Production - 2 performances a night
Actorsworkshop’s Spring Term 2009
06 January 2009
Actorsworkshop launch their brand new series of workshops this Thursday 8th January at Chapter Arts Centre (7.15-9.15pm)
Diversions Dance spring season
05 January 2009
Mike Smith talks to performer and choreographer Nigel Charnock
West Side Story at Wales Millennium Centre
05 January 2009
Mike Smith in conversation with director and choreographer Joey McKneely
Michael Bogdanov to direct musical version of The Thorn Birds....
04 January 2009
That much-loved popular literary saga of forbidden passion and Catholic guilt set in the wild open spaces of the Outback, The Thorn Birds, is to be staged as a musical, 30 years after it caused a publishing sensation.

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