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Theatre, dance and performance news 2011

Welsh performance News archive for 2011

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 319 main stories for 2010 in our database

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Earthfall 2011 from Warhol to Water and from Brecon to Moscow!
27 December 2011
2011 has been a hugely successful year for Earthfall, starting with the final leg of The Factory tour in spring, followed on by a sell-out revival tour of At Swim Two Boys across the UK
THE RADICALISATION OF BRADLEY MANNING
19 December 2011
Tickets are now on sale for National Theatre Wales’ 18th production, The Radicalisation of Bradley Manning.
New Plans for Actorsworkshop
16 December 2011
This autumn Actorsworkshop has moved into a new office at Chapter, undergone a rebrand and commissioned a new website.
Aberystwyth Arts Centre Becomes a Multi-Millionaire...in visitor numbers
16 December 2011
Figures from Aberystwyth Arts Centre, a community resource of Aberystwyth University, show that in the 10 years since their major redevelopment project was finished in 2000 there have been over six and a half million visitors to the venue.
‘After the Birds’ performed in Moscow.
14 December 2011
"After The Birds", a play co-produced by Chorea and Earthfall theatre companies is presented at Moscow's Meyerhold Centre, on 19th / 20th December.
Earthfall get ‘Connected’ as part of their Free2fall Education and Participation Project
09 December 2011
The Utah Bride by Carmen Medway-Stephens 1.618
07 December 2011
16th 17th of December Friday and Saturday Night 7.30pm, Chapter, Cardiff
Bridgend Performing Arts Department have gone all GaGa over Aladdin.
07 December 2011
A classic tale of good struggling against evil, of magic lamps and flying carpets.
BBC Norman Beaton Drama Fellowship
07 December 2011
Aberystwyth Arts Centre and theatres around the UK have been invited to join the BBC in its search for new talent.
Welsh Fargo Stage Company's ON THE EDGE season presents FREE FOLK written by Gary Owen
06 December 2011
A script-held performance directed by Elise Davison
The Forty - world premiere of a play by Howard Barker
05 December 2011
GRANDER AND GREENER
05 December 2011
Energy saving initiatives at Swansea Grand Theatre have been paying dividends.
Home Landing (part of the exhibition What's Going On)
01 December 2011
Home Landing is live performance of a co-devised movement work, between performer/artist Ailsa Richardson, and artist/filmmaker Inga Burrows.
ABERYSTWYTH STORYTELLING FESTIVAL
24 November 2011
The Magical Illuminarium, in collaboration with Aberystwyth Arts Centre and the Crick Crack Club are bringing together storytellers from around the world for a weekend of tales
Jac a’r Goeden Ffa (Jack and the Beanstalk)
23 November 2011
Cwmni Martyn Geraint and Rhondda Cynon Taf Theatres present a Welsh language pantomime for the whole family.
Gest Train welcomes Martin Houghton and a course for aspiring directors.
22 November 2011
Gest Train is an organisation based in Cardiff specialising in training aspiring actors and directors.
Fantastic Mr Fox - Aberystwyth Arts Centre’s Christmas 2011 production
22 November 2011
From the company that presented last year's ‘The Wizard of Oz' comes Roald Dahl's much-loved story ‘Fantastic Mr Fox'!
New Appointments to Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru’s Board
22 November 2011
Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru’s Chair, Prof Ioan Williams, announced today that nine new members have been appointed to sit on the Company’s Board to take the place of some Board members that have reached the end of their term.
Penodiadau Newydd i Fwrdd Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru
22 November 2011
Cyhoeddodd cadeirydd Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru, yr Athro Ioan Williams, fod naw o aelodau newydd wedi eu penodi i Fwrdd y Cwmni, i gymryd lle nifer o aelodau sydd wedi cwblhau eu tymor.
New theatre production engages all the senses!
22 November 2011
The senior members of Gwent Young People’s Theatre (GYPT) are presenting a contemporary play called Sense, at The Melville Theatre, Abergavenny
Dirty Protest Presents......Christmas Office Party
19 November 2011
Five writers, five new plays and five different takes on the Christmas Party
Wales Millennium Centre makes a splash with At Swim Two Boys
18 November 2011
The return of Earthfall’s award winning production staged entirely in water
Sherman Cymru announces Spring/Summer 2012 programme ahead of theatre building reopening
17 November 2011
Sherman Cymru has today revealed the programme of work that will be presented in the newly redeveloped Sherman Cymru theatre building once it opens in February 2012.
Sherman Cymru’n cyhoeddi rhaglen Gwanwyn/Haf 2012 cyn ailagor adeilad y theatr
17 November 2011
Heddiw mae Sherman Cymru wedi datgelu’r rhaglen waith fydd yn cael ei chyflwyno yn yr adeilad newydd pan fydd yn ailagor ym mis Chwefror 2012.
SNOW WAY! …
16 November 2011
Following a period of unsettled weather throughout the UK, sightings of snow were reported in Milford Haven this week.
Making a splash with At Swim Two Boys at Wales Millennium Centre
11 November 2011
Earthfall’s sell-out production of At Swim Two Boys, based on the novel of the same name by Jamie O’Neill, will be going to the Wales Millennium Centre from 23rd-26th November.
NOFIT STATE CIRCUS & NATIONAL THEATRE WALES’ MUNDO PARALELO TAKES TO THE ROAD
11 November 2011
Exploring the theme of worlds, be they the physical, mythical, the world of memory or even the real world, Mundo Paralelo features never-seen-before circus skills and breathtaking physical feats.
Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru to Take Part in World Shakepeare Festival
04 November 2011
One of Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru’s future productions has been chosen to form part of the World Shakespeare Festival, produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company for the London 2012 Festival – the official culture programme of the Olympic Games.
Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru I Fod yn Rhan O Ŵyl Shakespeare Y Byd
04 November 2011
Heddiw mae Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru yn dathlu wedi i un o gynyrchiadau’r cwmni gael ei ddewis i fod yn ran o Ŵyl Shakespeare Y Byd
Wales Millennium Centre’s Nine Creative Organisations welcomes the public backstage
03 November 2011
Wales Millennium Centre’s nine creative organisations will be holding an Open Day this Saturday, 5 November 2011
‘HAPPY HOUR’ - Spectacle Theatre
02 November 2011
‘Happy Hour’ continues Spectacle Theatre’s long-running aim of delivering challenging theatre to hard to reach groups. Spectacle Theatre returns in 2011 with a play and workshop about DJ Larry and his world, a South Wales Nightclub.
Incubator at Wales Millennium Centre
02 November 2011
Cynhyrchiad theatr yn mentro i entrychion rhithwir
02 November 2011
Mae’r byd yn newid a tydi pethau ddim fel maen nhw’n ymddangos. Dyna’r neges sy’n cael ei adrodd gan Gwmni’r Frân Wen wrth iddynt daflu theatr Gymraeg mewn i’r unfed ganrif ar hugain gyda chynhyrchiad newydd rhyngweithiol digidol.
Stepping into a 3D robotic realm
02 November 2011
MASTERING robotic movements is not a skill that many actors would expect to get acquainted with during a career on the stage.
BAFTA WINNING ACTOR REVEALS WELSH STATESMAN’S COLOURFUL PERSONAL LIFE
02 November 2011
BAFTA-winning actor Richard Elfyn explores the mind and moods of the great Welsh statesman David Lloyd George in a unique new play which reveals a surprising amount of mystery, poetry and a great deal of humour.
Germans go for Burton...
01 November 2011
Frost/ Nixon by Peter Morgan
31 October 2011
The national non-professional premiere of the hugely successful and thrillingly entertaining Frost/Nixon; written by the award winning Peter Morgan.
MUSIC THEATRE WINS PRESTIGIOUS UK THEATRE AWARD FOR ITS PRODUCTION OF TURNAGE’S GREEK
31 October 2011
Music Theatre Wales wins Outstanding Achievement in Opera award, beating off opera’s big hitters
THE WIZARD, THE GOAT AND THE MAN WHO WON THE WAR
31 October 2011
Acclaimed Lloyd George play on national tour
Everyman Theatre Cardiff proudly present 'Good' by CP Taylor
31 October 2011
‘All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing’ - Edmund Burke
Michael Bogdanov wins the Intega Preis in Hamburg
31 October 2011
Fresh from opening the new 50 million Euro Hamburg Ohnsorg Theater with a Midsummer Night’s Dream, Michael Bogdanov has won the Intega Preis with his Kammerspiele production of Frost/Nixon.
FULL CASTING ANNOUNCED FOR THE NATIONAL TOUR OF CAMERON MACKINTOSH’S 'OLIVER'
28 October 2011
Cameron Mackintosh, in association with Southbrook Group Limited and Stage Entertainment UK, announced today full casting for the national tour of Cameron Mackintosh’s new production of Lionel Bart’s smash hit musical OLIVER!, opening at Wales Millennium Centre Cardiff on 20 December 2011, with previews from 10 December 2011.
National Theatre of Wales production of " The Dark Philosophers" up for an award
27 October 2011
1mile² Cardiff 2011
26 October 2011
1mile² Cardiff celebration day, Sunday 30 October 2011, Wales Millennium Centre
Open Space: What Are We Going To Do About Theatre and Performance in Cardiff?
26 October 2011
It’s November and it’s Bonfire Night. So, in memory of Guy Fawkes, Lucid invites come to an Open Space event for anybody who cares about theatre in the capital and has something they want to say.
The UK's three national dance companies create work and perform together for the first time in 2012
25 October 2011
In 2012, Dance GB sees three national dance companies from the UK – English National Ballet, National Dance Company Wales and Scottish Ballet – celebrating the Olympics in a unique creative collaboration.
Sherman Cymru yn cyflwyno stori fytholwyrdd i blant y Nadolig hwn
24 October 2011
Y Coblynnod a’r Cryddion /The Elves and the Shoemakers, Wales Millennium Centre 13 – 31 Rhag 2011
Sherman Cymru presents timeless children’s story this Christmas
24 October 2011
The Elves and the Shoemakers / Y Coblynnod a’r Cryddion, Wales Millennium Centre 13 – 31 Dec 2011
Acclaimed Lloyd George play to get national tour
21 October 2011
A NEW one-man play about the life of the great Welsh statesman David Lloyd George will be performed at Aberystwyth Arts Centre on Thursday 17 November.
WELCOMING THREE RESIDENT ARTISTS TO ARAD GOCH
21 October 2011
Esther Eckley, Simon Lovatt & Siriol Joyner
CROESAWU TRI ARTIST PRESWYL I GANOLFAN ARAD GOCH
21 October 2011
Esther Eckley, Simon Lovatt a Siriol Joyner
National Theatre Company to Tour Translation of Spring Awakening
21 October 2011
Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru, the Welsh language national theatre, will stage a Welsh language translation of the popular musical ‘Spring Awakening’ once again this winter, with four new cast members.
Deffro’r Gwanwyn Ar Daith Unwaith Eto
21 October 2011
Mae Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru yn atgyfodi’r sioe gerdd boblogaidd ‘Deffro’r Gwanwyn’ i fynd ar daith genedlaethol unwaith eto y Gaeaf hwn, gyda pedwar aelod newydd yn ymuno â’r cast.
Life imitates art for Cardiff theatre production
19 October 2011
Copacabana at the New Theatre, Cardiff
'Void Story' at Aberystwyth Arts Centre
18 October 2011
Forced Entertainment’s new theatre piece VOID STORY is performed at Aberystwyth Arts Centre on Tuesday 8 – Wednesday 9 November.
CYFARFOD UNDYDD
18 October 2011
I ddathlu 20 mlwyddiant marwolaeth GWENLYN PARRY
Bridgend young critics excel
16 October 2011
Bridgend Young Critics Scheme members Rachel Williams and Chelsey Gillard recently participated in the New Critics Day at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama organised by Literature Wales and The National Theatre of Wales.
A CLOCKWORK ORANGE....
14 October 2011
VOLCANO'S TIMELY TAKE ON A CONTROVERSIAL CLASSIC Will be performed at Aberystwyth Arts Centre Thursday 3 November.
'Cancer Time' at Aberystwyth Arts Centre
14 October 2011
"We're allotted fag breaks, so we can work up a nice mid-life cancer, gives ourselves a bit of light at the end of the tunnel"
LIVE MUSIC AND BREADSTICKS CONJURES A SLICE OF ITALY
13 October 2011
Accidental Death of an Anarchist at Aberystwyth Arts Centre
Performance Installation - .now.here.
13 October 2011
Welsh actor Aimee Corbett and Vanessa Hammick rode their Hobby Horses Marley and Marmalade from Mid Wales to London this summer!
Wyeside Announces New Theatre
12 October 2011
Builth Wells’ Wyeside Arts Centre has secured substantial grants to refurbish its famous Market Theatre.
Made in Roath Arts Festival 14-16 October 2011
10 October 2011
Sit in an artist’s front room, play human bingo or learn how to make your own 1950’s Fascinator – Wales’s most unique arts festival is going from strength to strength.
STRICTLY STAR VOTES FOR SAVOY
07 October 2011
Monmouth’s Savoy Theatre has unveiled astrologer, actor and star of BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing, Russell Grant, as its new Patron.
Mandan Productions Present 'Barefoot in The Park' by Neil Simon
06 October 2011
THREE PRODUCTIONS ON TOUR!
06 October 2011
Canolfan Arad Goch, in the heart of Aberystwyth, has been an extremely busy venue over the past few weeks, as Arad Goch Theatre Company prepared three productions ready to tour the whole of Wales between September 5 – December 16
TAIR SIOE AR DAITH!
06 October 2011
Yn ystod mis Medi eleni bu Canolfan Arad Goch yn fwy prysur nag erioed wrth inni baratoi tri cynhyrchiad i fynd ar daith!
Sherman Cymru in Cultural Exchange with Uzbekistan
06 October 2011
In October, staff from Sherman Cymru will be working in Tashkent, Uzbekistan with 15 young professional Uzbekistani actors
Sherman Cymru ac Uzbekistan yn Cyfnewid Diwylliannau
06 October 2011
Ym mis Hydref bydd aelodau o staff Sherman Cymru yn gweithio yn Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Living Picture and Cegin Productions presents Diary of A Madman
05 October 2011
Diary of A Madman will be at Halliwell Theatre, Trinity College, Carmarthen on Wednesday 12 and Thursday 13 October, 7pm.
Woyzeck on the Highveld
03 October 2011
Aberystwyth Arts Centre brings Handspring Puppet Company, creators of multi-award winning War Horse, to Aberystwyth, with its critically acclaimed Woyzeck on the Highveld as part of a UK and European tour.
MUSIC THEATRE WALES NOMINATED FOR UK THEATRE AWARD FOR ITS PRODUCTION OF TURNAGE’S GREEK
03 October 2011
David and Goliath contest as MTW goes head-to-head with Opera North and Glyndebourne for Outstanding Achievement in Opera award
NPPF MUST NOT BE SILENT ON CULTURE SAY MAJOR NATIONAL ARTS ORGANISATIONS
02 October 2011
In a letter to the Sunday Telegraph published today, 20 major arts figures call for the inclusion of culture in the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) in response to the lack of recognition of culture and the arts in the Communities and Local Government department's draft NPPF.
Earthfall - making waves from Brecon to Poland, with two performances in two different countries.
30 September 2011
After The Birds, an Earthfall collaboration with Theatr Association Chorea, opens in Ludz, Poland on the same night as At Swim Two Boys opens in Brecon
A COLD SPREAD
29 September 2011
A pitch black, site-specific, piece of comic theatre about grief, banality and the exact location of Bridgend’s McArthur Glen retail outlet
New Perspectives Theatre present THOSE MAGNIFICENT MEN by Brian Mitchell and Joseph Nixon
26 September 2011
Launch of Young People’s Rock Choir in the Vale of Glamorgan
26 September 2011
The Male Dancer,
25 September 2011
Wales’ top dance photographer Roy Campbell-Moore is embarking on a new project that will combine his skills with the lens with his pedigree as a dancer and choreographer.
Calling Youth Dance Groups in Wales
23 September 2011
Yn galw Grwpiau Dawns Ieuenctid yng Nghymru
23 September 2011
An interview with Eleesha Drennan, choreographer of Phantoms Of Us and dancer with National Dance Company Wales
20 September 2011
Ravishing and entrancing new triple bill of contemporary dance from international choreographers
20 September 2011
National Dance Company Wales presents an exhilarating programme of dance that will enrapture, enchant and inspire audiences as it travels the UK this Autumn.
Salsa! ….A sparkling new welsh language rom-com that will sweep you off your feet!
20 September 2011
Touring Wales October 6th – November 4th 2011
Sherman Cymru Announces National Playwriting Workshop Programme ‘Spread the Word’
20 September 2011
Following the success of Sherman Cymru’s Cardiff-based playwriting workshops, the programme is now going national.
Sherman Cymru yn cyhoeddi ‘Gair ar Led’ – Rhaglen Gweithdy Cenedlaethol ar Ysgrifennu Drama
20 September 2011
Yn dilyn llwyddiant gweithdai Sherman Cymru ar ysgrifennu drama a gynhaliwyd yng Nghaerdydd, mae’r rhaglen ‘nawr yn cael ei chyflwyno’n genedlaethol.
MUSIC THEATRE WALES BRINGS ITS NEW PRODUCTION OF GREEK TO ABERYSTWYTH
20 September 2011
Mark-Anthony Turnage’s vivid re-working of the Oedipus myth for the age of discontent
SALSA! Rom - com newydd disglair Gymraeg i’ch swyno oddi ar eich traed!
20 September 2011
Ar daith ledled Cymru Hydref 6ed tan Dachwedd 4ydd, 2011.
Fern Smith reflects on the future of the Emergence project
20 September 2011
“THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA” AT THE ROYAL ALBERT HALL LIVE IN CINEMAS FOR THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
19 September 2011
Screened live at Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Sunday 2 October
SPECIAL ART EXHIBITION FOR Gwent Young People's Theatre
18 September 2011
A charity art exhibition of works donated by prominent Wales-based artists will open at the new Artworkhouse Gallery in Abergavenny.
New Critics Day – Join the Debate
16 September 2011
Join Literature Wales and National Theatre Wales on Saturday 1 October for an afternoon of discussion, debate and an exclusive insight into the world of critical writing from some of the UK’s leading arts critics.
HAPPY HOUR’ - CLUB VERONA opens for business at SPECTACLE THEATRE
16 September 2011
Happy Hour’ continues Spectacle Theatre’s long-running aim of delivering challenging theatre to hard to reach groups. Spectacle Theatre returns in 2011 with a play and workshop about DJ Larry and his world, a South Wales Nightclub.
Quarentine present "Entitled" at Aberystwyth Arts Centre
14 September 2011
ITALIAN FARCE WITH LIVE MUSIC AND BREADSTICKS
14 September 2011
Don’t be confused by the title of the Torch Theatre Company’s latest production which opens next month. Dario Fo’s comic masterpiece, Accidental Death of an Anarchist, is certainly not a grim thriller but more of an investigative farce - with live music and breadsticks!
Much Ado About Nothing: A MAPPA MUNDI | THEATR MWLDAN CO-PRODUCTION
13 September 2011
Touring the UK 29 September - 26 November
Incubator - Creative Development Project - Call for Submissions
09 September 2011
Incubator is a platform for artists and companies to develop new work in partnership with Wales Millennium Centre.
Bred in Heaven
08 September 2011
FIRST THE GRAND SLAM, NOW THE WORLD CUP....
Welsh Fargo Stage Company ON THE EDGE: Back to the Boys - 'Kick For Touch' the fifth production in the new theatre season
08 September 2011
New Critics Day
08 September 2011
Saturday 1 October, 1.30 pm – 7.00 pm Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff
Much Ado About Nothing at Aberystwyth Arts Centre on Tuesday 4 October
07 September 2011
A MAPPA MUNDI | THEATR MWLDAN CO-PRODUCTION
Calling all Performance Poets
07 September 2011
The John Tripp Award for Spoken Poetry is back for 2011 and Literature Wales is on the hunt for the best performance poet in Wales.
Mid Wales Opera perform Madam Butterfly
06 September 2011
Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Wednesday 21 September.
Acclaimed West End show hits Cardiff
05 September 2011
End of the Rainbow at the New Theatre, Cardiff
ONE-MAN STAR WARS™ TRILOGY
05 September 2011
St David’s Hall Cardiff, Wednesday 28 September, 7.30pm, Written and performed by CHARLES ROSS
A FEW SURPRISES IN TORCH THEATRE’S LATEST SEASON
05 September 2011
Milford Haven’s Torch Theatre launches another great season of entertainment this month and there are a few pleasant surprises in store which will make those darker evenings a little more bearable!
Living Pictures and Cegin Productions presents "Diary of A Madman"
05 September 2011
Considered by many to be Gogol’s best work, Diary of a Madman, is set in 1830s St Petersberg, among the petty repressed Tsarist Russia.
WHAT’S ALL THE DRAMA?
03 September 2011
From mellow drama to melodrama, Rhondda Cynon Taff Cultural Services brand new act 8 Drama Season features brilliant comedy, a brand new comedy from Frank Vickery, a contemporary classic and storytelling of a different kind.
F.A.B. Theatre return with Welsh premiere of Gary Owen’s The Drowned World
03 September 2011
After their successful international tour of Ian Rowlands’ Blink in 2008, F.A.B. Theatre are back to present the Welsh premiere of Gary Owen’s award-winning play The Drowned World at Chapter in Cardiff.
Eight Thousand Miles in Eighty Minutes
02 September 2011
Forty-five members of the National Youth Theatre of Wales 2011 are currently in-residence in Aberystwyth – working between the University and the Arts Centre - to create, rehearse and launch their 2011 production, Patagonia – Yr Hirdaith / The Long Journey, before touring to Clwyd Theatr Cymru in Mold and the new Richard Burton Theatre in Cardiff.
Cultural response paper released by Theatres Trust on the National Planning Policy Framework
02 September 2011
In August this year The Theatres Trust sent out an urgent call to the cultural sector to respond to the omission of culture, the arts and theatres in the Government's National Planning Policy Framework consultation paper.
National Dance Company Wales' Autumn tour announced
02 September 2011
Launch of Young People’s Rock Choir in the Vale of Glamorgan
02 September 2011
The company behind the highly successful South Wales Community Choirs, and the ‘Don’t Give Up!’ project in aid of Tenovus Cancer Charity is delighted to announce a new venture as part of the TARGET (Theatre Arts: Get Involved) initiative.
Gwersyll DAG: Disabled Avant Garde (neu’r DAG)
31 August 2011
Fel rhan o’u sioe newydd bydd y ‘Disabled Avant-garde’ (neu’r DAG), sef y mudiad a sefydlwyd gan yr artistiaid Katherine Arianello ac Aaron Williamson, yn cynnal gwersyll deuddydd
Cardiff Music Festival 2011
30 August 2011
SOCIAL NETWORKING DRAMA AT ABERGAVENNY
30 August 2011
The Melville Theatre, Abergavenny, hosts visiting youth theatre Mess Up The Mess from Carmarthen on Thursday 8 September with a ground-breaking play by celebrated writer Dafydd James.
Camp DAG The Disabled Avant Garde (aka DAG)
30 August 2011
The Disabled Avant Garde (aka DAG), comprising artists Katherine Araniello and AaronWilliamson, are staging an ‘alien invasion’ - a two-day encampment on the banks of the picturesque River Severn, adjacent to Oriel Davies Gallery, Newtown
Cardiff Music Festival 2011
30 August 2011
Award winning rugby comedy is re-written for a unique Welsh tour
25 August 2011
Following their highly successful tour of Bouncers, Black RAT Productions join forces with prolific playwright, John Godber to bring you their latest offering - a brand new adaptation of the award winning rugby comedy Up ‘n’ Under: The Welsh Tour.
On The Edge season - autumn 2011
24 August 2011
Only Men Aloud singer Nick Wayland-Evans is going back to his roots as an actor in the latest season of Michael Kelligan’s On the Edge script-held theatre season.
Royal Welsh College’s Theatre Workshops now open to young actors aged 12 -20
24 August 2011
From this September young people aged between 12 and 19, who enjoy theatre and drama and have plenty of enthusiasm and commitment, can take part in our theatre workshops.
On The Edge season - autumn 2011
24 August 2011
Only Men Aloud singer Nick Wayland-Evans is going back to his roots as an actor in the latest season of Michael Kelligan’s On the Edge script-held theatre season.
FLUELLEN REVEALS SHAKESPEARE`S SECRET !
22 August 2011
It has long been accepted that there was a Welshman in Shakespeare’s company. Roles such as Sir Hugh Evans, Glyndwr and, of course, Fluellen provide the evidence. But who he was remains a mystery.
AWARD-WINNING MUSIC THEATRE DUO DAFYDD JAMES & BEN LEWIS BRING A TOUCH OF THE OCCULT TO WALES’ VILLAGE HALLS
21 August 2011
For the second production in their second year – and its very first musical – National Theatre Wales will tour village halls across the country, with a surreal and immersive music theatre piece – The Village Social.
National Youth Theatre Wales premiere at Aberystwyth Arts Centre with their performance of Patagonia - Yr Hirdaith/The Long Journey on Sunday 4 September.
18 August 2011
Frapetsus Theatre present Bred In Heaven at Aberystwyth Arts Centre on Monday 19 September.
18 August 2011
During the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand this September, Frapetsus Productions will be producing the exciting Welsh tour of a new theatre piece inspired by the 1978 BBC film Grand Slam.
Earthfall’s award winning 2005 production of At Swim Two Boys, based on the novel of the same name by Jamie O’Neill, is being revived for 2011/12
16 August 2011
Writer Jamie O’Neill gets his feet wet as Earthfall’s flagship production, At Swim Two Boys - set in a pool of water, tours the UK in October.
Llwyth yn Dychwelyd I Lwyfannau Cymru Yn Dilyn Dangosiad yng Nghaeredin
15 August 2011
Yn syth wedi dangosiad yng Ngŵyl Ymylol Caeredin, mae Sherman Cymru a Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru yn dod â’r ddrama boblogaidd ‘Llwyth’ yn ôl i lwyfannau Cymru unwaith eto.
Llwyth Returns for Second Welsh Tour Following Run at Edinburgh Festival Fringe
15 August 2011
Fresh from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Sherman Cymru and Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru bring the hit production ’Llwyth’ [Tribe] to the stages of Wales once again.
Magdalena @25 - Legacy and Challenge Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff August 16th – 21st
11 August 2011
Next week Chapter will play host to a Festival of theatre for and about women.
Mr Edgar Allan Poe’s Terrifying Tales
11 August 2011
Candle-lit story-telling, gallows humour and terrifying tableaux guaranteed to raise goose-bumps of dark Gothic delight.
WELSH THEATRE COMPANY SEEKS YOUNG TALENT
10 August 2011
An X-Factor style search is on for North Wales’ very own Woody Allen or George Lucas as Welsh theatre company Cwmni’r Frân Wen have launched a brand new production and scriptwriting project for young people.
CWMNI THEATR CYMRAEG YN CHWILIO AM DALENT IFANC
10 August 2011
Mae’r cwmni theatr Cymraeg Cwmni’r Frân Wen yn chwilio am sêr theatr y dyfodol yng Ngogledd Cymru fel rhan o’u prosiect drama a theatr newydd sbon i bobl ifanc.
Find time to Discover Dance in Newport this September…
01 August 2011
Discover Dance, Newport’s annual dance festival is preparing to wow the city once again this September for the fourth year running, as part of Newport Festival 2011
Dirty Protest Presents.....Scandal
01 August 2011
Tabloid journalists, soldiers and Welsh writers take up Dirty Protest Theatre’s challenge for its newest production.
‘SISTER ACT’ COMES TO WALES MILLENNIUM CENTRE IN SUMMER 2012
29 July 2011
The West End and Broadway musical ‘Sister Act’ will make its Welsh debut when it arrives at Wales Millennium Centre for a 12-day run from 24 July – 4 August 2012 as part of its first ever UK tour.
Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru a Sherman Cymru Yn ‘Sgint’!
29 July 2011
Bydd y darlleniad cyntaf o ddrama gair am air (verbatim) yn cael ei chyflwyno yn Theatr Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru yr wythnos nesaf.
AWARD-WINNING MUSIC THEATRE DUO DAFYDD JAMES & BEN LEWIS BRING A TOUCH OF THE OCCULT TO WALES’ VILLAGE HALLS
29 July 2011
For the second production in their second year – and its very first musical – National Theatre Wales will tour village halls across the country, with a surreal and immersive music theatre piece – The Village Social
Dawns Genedlaethol Ieuenctid Cymru 2011
27 July 2011
National Youth Dance Wales 2011
27 July 2011
Cwmni bach Cymreig yn Wyl yr Ymylon Caeredin ...
27 July 2011
Y cyfuniad perffaith i ddod â dwr i'ch dannedd - Coc-têl sardines, dwr y môr a gobeithion sy'n raddol foddi... ! Gan y dramodydd Cymreig Owen Thomas.
Small Welsh Company at the Edinburgh Fringe...
27 July 2011
A mouth-watering cocktail of saltwater, sardines and sinking hopes from Welsh-born writer Owen Thomas
GWENT YOUNG PEOPLE’S THEATRE present THE ODYSSEY at ABERGAVENNY CASTLE
23 July 2011
Ancient heroes and the whims of the gods all get a slightly off-kilter spin in the witty and colourful adaptation of The Odyssey in Simon Startin’s dramatisation staged by Gwent Young People’s Theatre at Abergavenny Castle.
MAGDALENA@25
22 July 2011
LEGACY AND CHALLENGE: August 16-21 2011 ,International Festival Gathering
‘ BE MY BABY’ NOMINATED FOR TOP AWARD !
21 July 2011
An Aberystwyth based theatre company’s 2011 Edinburgh Fringe production has already been nominated for a top award !
Acclaimed Lloyd George play to get national tour
21 July 2011
A NEW one-man play about the life of the great Welsh statesman David Lloyd George is to tour venues in Wales later this year.
Ar Daith gyda’r Perfformwyr Ifanc
19 July 2011
Mae VW camper-van yn chwarae rhan flaenllaw yn ymgyrch cyhoeddusrwydd Celfyddydau Cenedlaethol Ieuenctid Cymru* eleni ond bydd angen ychydig mwy o seddau na hyn ar aelodau’r Band Pres, Côr, Dawns, Cerddorfa a Theatr Cenedlaethol Ieuenctid i’w cludo i amrywiol fannau yn yr wythnosau i ddod.
Young Performers Take to the Road
19 July 2011
This summer’s publicity campaign for National Youth Arts Wales* features a six-seater VW camper-van but the members of the National Youth Brass Band, Choir, Dance, Orchestra and Theatre of Wales will need a few more seats to get them to their far-flung destinations over the coming weeks.
NEWPORT GETS SET TO MAKE A BIG SPLASH ALL OVER THE CITY ONCE AGAIN!
14 July 2011
The Big Splash is returning and preparing to make waves in Newport this October.
WALES’S TOP YOUNG DANCERS TAKE TO STAGE WITH EXCITING CONTEMPORARY DANCE PERFORMANCE
12 July 2011
Forty of Wales’s most talented young dancers will take to the stage of Cardiff’s New Theatre this August with an exciting and fresh programme of contemporary dance.
OUR MILITANT SISTERS…
11 July 2011
An innovative new play about the women’s suffrage movement and how the struggle for ‘Votes for Women’ and ‘Equal Pay for Equal Jobs’ extended to Pembrokeshire is being premièred by the Torch Theatre Summer School this month.
GWENT YOUNG PEOPLE’S THEATRE present THE ODYSSEY at ABERGAVENNY CASTLE
11 July 2011
Ancient heroes and the whims of the gods all get a slightly off-kilter spin in the witty and colourful adaptation of The Odyssey in Simon Startin’s dramatisation staged by Gwent Young People’s Theatre at Abergavenny Castle.
RUNNING ON AIR
11 July 2011
A Site Specific Performance in a VW Camper Van at Aberystwyth Arts Centre 5-6 August.
Marc Rees presents ADAIN AVION Co-produced by Taliesin Arts Centre
09 July 2011
At a spectacular event at the Wales National Air Show in Swansea today, artist Marc Rees, launched his project ADAIN AVION, the Wales winner of the £230,000 commission for Artists taking the lead,
Sioe Hydref Theatr na n'Óg wedi gwerthu allan yn barod
08 July 2011
Mi fydd 5,000 o bobl ifanc a chynulleidfaoedd cymunedol yn cael profiad theatrig gwbl unigryw yn ystod tymor yr Hydref eleni.
Theatr na n'Óg's Autumn show sold out, 2 months in advance
08 July 2011
This Autumn 5,000 young people and community audiences will see a unique theatre experience.
Sherman Cymru’n penodi Cyfarwyddwr Cyswllt newydd
08 July 2011
Mae Sherman Cymru’n falch o gyhoeddi fod Mared Swain wedi ei phenodi i ymgymryd â swydd y Cyfarwyddwr Cyswllt. Bydd Mared yn arwain y gwaith datblygu a chomisiynu yn y Gymraeg i Sherman Cymru.
Sherman Cymru appoint new Associate Director
08 July 2011
Sherman Cymru are pleased to announce the appointment of Mared Swain to the post of Associate Director. Mared will lead the development and commissioning of Sherman Cymru’s Welsh language work.
Theatr Mwldan in partnership with The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales present - Illyria: The Pirates of Penzance
07 July 2011
Adam Somerset interviews Anthony Williams, director of 'Chess' at Aberystwyth Arts Centre
06 July 2011
Aberystwyth Arts Centre has been producing its summer musical for thirty years. The productions have gone from strength to strength. Now a fixed part of the theatre year in Wales, Aberystwyth attracts its audience from a huge catchment area
National Theatre Connections 2012
05 July 2011
National Theatre Connections 2012 applications are now open for youth theatres and schools across the country to take part in this celebration of new writing for young people.
Going to Edinburgh this summer?
04 July 2011
Young people’s views take centre stage!
04 July 2011
A free one-day workshop offering young people the chance to voice their views on the arts is being offered by Bridgend County Borough Council.
Wales Dance Platform
03 July 2011
More than 50 events cross three days are scheduled events are being held this weekend in the first Wales Dance Platform in Cardiff.
Cymbeline at the Willow Globe
02 July 2011
Up and coming local ballet dancers get a taste for life as a professional in Coppélia at the New Theatre, Cardiff
29 June 2011
Over 100 local dancers are set to experience life as a professional ballet dancer as they have the opportunity to perform alongside internationally known principal dancers in English Youth Ballet’s production of the classic ballet Coppélia
WALES’S TOP YOUNG DANCERS TAKE TO STAGE WITH EXCITING CONTEMPORARY DANCE PERFORMANCE
28 June 2011
Forty of Wales’s most talented young dancers will take to the stage of Cardiff’s New Theatre this August with an exciting and fresh programme of contemporary dance.
Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History Month
27 June 2011
Following on from an incredibly successful event last year Newport’s Riverfront Theatre and Arts Centre becomes the main focus for the annual celebration of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller culture in Wales in 2011.
Newport Playgoers Seek New Playwrights for Royal Shakespeare Company’s Open Stages Project
24 June 2011
Newport Playgoers Society (NPS) is launching a competition to find 21st Century Shakespeares after being accepted to take part in the UK’s biggest amateur theatre project, RSC Open Stages
RAJ AGGARWAL APPOINTED NEW TRUSTEE AT WALES MILLENNIUM CENTRE
24 June 2011
Cardiff Entrepreneur Raj Aggarwal, Managing Director of the Aggarwal Group, has been appointed a Trustee of Wales Millennium Centre.
COEDWIGOEDD GOGLEDD CYMRU YN HUDO DYCHMYGION IFAINC Â PHERFFORMIAD THEATR
21 June 2011
Mae’r cwmni theatr Cymraeg Cwmni’r Frân Wen yn mentro i’r goedwig ym mis Gorffennaf i gyflwyno perfformiad cyhoeddus o’u cynhyrchiad newydd Swyn y Coed – The Enchanted Forest.
NORTH WALES WOODS TO ENCHANT YOUNG IMAGINATIONS WITH THEATRE PERFORMANCE
21 June 2011
Theatre company Cwmni’r Frân Wen is venturing into the forest this July to present a public performance of its new production Swyn y Coed-The Enchanted Forest.
Welsh actor Matthew Rhys makes a flying visit home to support local theatre
20 June 2011
Welsh actor Matthew Rhys made a special visit to his home town of Cardiff last Thursday to support Sherman Cymru’s Redevelopment Campaign.
Anvil Productions touring Summer Shakespeare 2011
17 June 2011
Anvil’s open air Shakespeare returns to special venues - mainly in Wales but also over the borders with an Art Deco inspired performance of everyone’s favourite comedy A Midsummer Nights Dream.
Illyria: Twelfth Night
15 June 2011
Theatr Mwldan in partnership with The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales
World Premiere Tour of David Walliams’ novel Mr Stink
15 June 2011
The smelliest book of all time hits the stage!
Frame by Frame Theatre present a double bill...
15 June 2011
One Night - two plays, same cast
Trinity students take their show to the Edinburgh Fringe
14 June 2011
A group of Trinity Saint David students are taking their talent to the national stage this summer.
NATIONAL THEATRE WALES RECEIVES £175,000 GULBENKIAN PERFORMANCE GRANT
14 June 2011
National Theatre Wales is the recipient of a major grant from the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation for the creation of a new, high-quality and spectacular production led by four young Somali artists from the Butetown area of Cardiff.
WALES'S ONLY INCLUSIVE ARTS FESTIVAL RETURNS TO WALES MILLENNIUM CENTRE
14 June 2011
Wales Millennium Centre, in partnership with resident organisation Hijinx Theatre, and Mencap Cymru, bring their annual Unity Festival back for a fourth time from 27 June-5 July 2011.
WALES MILLENNIUM CENTRE'S SUMMER ESSENTIAL
13 June 2011
ANNUAL BLYSH FESTIVAL BACK FOR A MONTH
HANFODION YR HAF
13 June 2011
GŴYL FLYNYDDOL BLYSH YN DYCHWELYD AM FIS
NYDW 2011, dancing with Hofesh and U.Dance 2012
13 June 2011
Leading international choreographer, Hofesh Shechter, is set to work with U.Dance Ensemble – a company of young dancers drawn from England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
DGIC 2011, yn dawnsio gyda Hofesh ac U.Dance 2012
13 June 2011
Mae’r coreograffydd rhyngwladol o fri, Hofesh Shechter, ar fin dechrau gweithio gydag U.Dance Ensemble – cwmni o ddawnswyr ifanc o Gymru, Lloegr, yr Alban a Gogledd Iwerddon.
THE DARK PHILOSOPHERS at the Edinburgh Fringe...
10 June 2011
National Theatre Wales and Told by an Idiot present their celebration of Gwyn Thomas, one of the most distinctive Welsh voices of the last century. This critically acclaimed production comes to the Edinburgh Festival with an outstanding Welsh cast.
What Was That? Productions present Table Manners at Aberystwyth Arts Centre
07 June 2011
After the sell-out World Premiere of ‘The Kebabman Cometh’ in 2010, What Was That? Productions return to Aberystwyth Arts Centre for a one night performance of Alan Ayckbourn's 'Table Manners'.
Executive producer of Shakespeare’s Globe appointed as Artistic Director
06 June 2011
Wales Millennium Centre has appointed Conrad Lynch as the new Artistic Director, bringing a new creative direction to the Centre as it moves towards its artistic ambition of being a producing as well as presenting house.
Claire Sweeney returns to Cardiff in hit musical
06 June 2011
Claire Sweeney stars in Andrew Lloyd Webber and Don Black’s classic musical Tell Me On A Sunday at the New Theatre, Cardiff from Monday 4 – Saturday 9
DRAGON LNG FUND BREAKOUT! DANCE PROJECT FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
06 June 2011
Dragon LNG has teamed up with Milford Haven’s Torch Theatre in extending opportunities to young people to share in the experience of a series of summer dance workshops and to perform on stage alongside members of a professional dance company.
Inc’ling
02 June 2011
CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT PROJECT CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
Inc’ling
02 June 2011
PROSIECT DATBLYGU CREADIGOL - GALW AM GEISIADAU
An Evening with Welsh Hollywood Star, Matthew Rhys
01 June 2011
Welsh actor Matthew Rhys will be paying a special visit this June to his home town of Cardiff for an exclusive fundraising event for Sherman Cymru’s Redevelopment Campaign.
MARIINSKY THEATRE TO PERFORM MAHLER AND WAGNER AT THE CENTRE
01 June 2011
BRAND NEW CHILDREN'S CHOIR TO PERFORM WITH RENOWNED RUSSIAN COMPANY
Dance artists flock to inaugural Wales Dance Platform
29 May 2011
More than 50 events across three days are scheduled for the first Wales Dance Platform to be held in the first weekend of July.
THE UK’S YOUNGEST NATIONAL THEATRE ANNOUNCES ITS SECOND SEASON
27 May 2011
Since the curtain was raised on its first production in March 2010, National Theatre Wales has staged 13 stunning productions in locations across the country, and much more besides…
The Ghost and Mrs Muir
25 May 2011
A new stage version of the romantic fantasy The Ghost and Mrs Muir comes to the New Theatre from Tuesday 28 June to Saturday 2 July starring Anna Brecon, George Telfer and Marcus Hutton.
Adfywio Llwyth Yn Barod I Wyl Ymylol Caeredin ac Ail Daith Yng Nghymru
23 May 2011
Bydd y cyd-gynhyrchiad cyntaf rhwng Sherman Cymru a Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru yn gweld drama Cymraeg ei hiaith yn rhan o arddangosiad arbennig am y tro cyntaf erioed yng Ngŵyl Ymylol Caeredin eleni.
Landmark Production Llwyth revived for Edinburgh Festival Fringe & Second Welsh Tour
23 May 2011
The first co-production between Sherman Cymru & Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru will see a Welsh language play being showcased for the first time at the Edinburgh Fringe festival.
Refuse
21 May 2011
The two highly talented performance artists, Maggie Nichols and Claire Turner will be giving 3 special performances of their new piece 'Refuse' at St Dogmaels Gallery on the 9th, 10th and 11th of June.
Street of Crocodiles at the Atrium Theatre, Cardiff
20 May 2011
Welsh Refugee Council present award winning play as part of Refugee Week 2011
20 May 2011
This June as part of Refugee Week 2011, the Welsh Refugee Council presents The Container, the award winning play by Clare Bayley. The Container will be performed in a 40 feet shipping container located outside Chapter Arts Centre 17 – 25 June.
Five Blue Haired Ladies Sitting on a Green Park Bench
18 May 2011
An all star cast star in John A Penzotti’s moving comedy Five Blue Haired Ladies Sitting on a Green Park Bench at New Theatre, Cardiff from Tuesday 21 – Saturday 25 June.
Aberystwyth Arts Centre Castaway Community Theatre celebrate their 20 year anniversary
18 May 2011
Castaway celebrate twenty years of presenting cutting edge theatre with a return to Lucy Gough's specially commissioned play from ten years ago.
Welsh Fargo Stage Company - ON THE EDGE

18 May 2011
Michael Kelligan’s fourth production in the brand new theatre season: BACK TO THE BOYS
A Bloody Good Friday takes to the stage in Cardiff and Merthyr Tydfil
17 May 2011
Sherman Cymru presents two new plays as part of RAW / AMRWD initiative
14 May 2011
This June, Sherman Cymru will present its second RAW / AMRWD event, a double-bill of the first plays of two emerging writers.
JUNGLE FUN FOR ALL THE FAMILY
10 May 2011
The Jungle Book comes to the New Theatre
One-eyed man
06 May 2011
Award winning writer and performer Philip Ralph presents series of experimental performances in Cardiff and Swansea
Local actress stars in Orbit’s My Fair Lady at the New Theatre almost fifty years after appearing in the original West End production
06 May 2011
Cardiff actress Anne Mason who appeared in the original West End production of My Fair Lady is set to relive her memories in her hometown as she stars in Orbit Theatre’s latest stage version of the charming film at the New Theatre, Cardiff from Tuesday 17 to Saturday 21 May.
Extraordinary Theatre Ad Infinitum comes to Aberystwyth
03 May 2011
‘The Big Smoke’, Aberystwyth Arts Centre, 12th May
Oh What a Lovely War
03 May 2011
Aberystwyth Arts Centre Youth and Community Theatre have once again joined forces to bring Joan Littlewood's poignant war time musical
THE MAGDALENA PROJECT – 25 YEARS
28 April 2011
International Festival Gathering Wales: August 16th – 21st 2011
RELATION and PARTICIPATION: APPROACHES TO PERFORMANCE
27 April 2011
Aberystwyth Arts Centre and the TFTS Department at Aberystwyth Uni present the first online performance symposium!
SERIOUS MONEY ARRIVES AT CHAPTER ARTS CENTRE THIS WEDNESDAY
26 April 2011
FEATURED BY THE GUARDIAN AS THE SHOW TO WATCH THIS WEEK, DON’T MISS OUT
Dance Shorts 2011
25 April 2011
Butetown Bay Heritage Jazz Festival
25 April 2011
Getting live music back to the docklands is the driving passion of the organisers of the Butetown Bay Heritage Jazz Festival that takes place this coming Bank Holiday weekend (April 30,31)
Bridgend Young Critics’ Scheme secures funding
21 April 2011
Bridgend County Borough Council’s Arts and Community Development has been successful in securing funding from Arts Council Wales to develop the Bridgend Young Critics’ Scheme
Showcase of Welsh Talent in Award Winning Drama
19 April 2011
One of Wales’ best known and highly regarded actors, Christine Pritchard's portrayal of a woman caught in the grip of rapidly encroaching dementia is one of the many good things about a finely observed, award winning drama by Laurence Allan
The Perplexing Puzzle of the Pedigree Pet & the Policeman
19 April 2011
Welsh Fargo’s ON THE EDGE project turns to high comedy with its next production
Eagle flies in to start new Chapter
18 April 2011
Cardiff’s Chapter Arts Centre announces new Director
One of the most critically acclaimed plays of the 21st Century is coming to Aberystwyth this April.
17 April 2011
Louche Theatre will be presenting ‘ Be My Baby’ by Amanda Whittington at the Morlan Centre, Queens Road from April 28 to 30 at 7.30pm.
CARDIFF AUDITIONS ANNOUNCED FOR THE COMPANY OF FIRST EVER UK TOUR OF DIRTY DANCING
15 April 2011
HAVE YOU GOT WHAT IT TAKES TO HAVE ‘THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE’?
The New Man - Four Exercises in Utopian Movements
14 April 2011
Aberystwyth Arts Centre Monday 2 – Tuesday 3 May. 4pm, 6pm and 8pm.
Call Mr. Robeson - A life, with songs
13 April 2011
THEATR MWLDAN 1st May, 7.30pm - Touring Wales 28th April – 26th May 2011
SPRING SEASON SUCCESS AT THE RIVERFRONT, NEWPORT
13 April 2011
There might be a credit-crunch, but it seems people in Newport and the surrounding areas still feel it’s important to get that well earned buzz that a trip to the Theatre gives you.
Yn Cyhoeddi Clyweliadau Dawns Genedlaethol Ieuenctid Cymru 2011
12 April 2011
Bydd DGIC yn mynd ar daith yn mis Mai wrth geisio dewis hyd at 15 dawnsiwr ifanc rhwng 16 – 21 mlwydd oed i ‘ddawnsio dros Gymru’.
Announcing Auditions for National Youth Dance Wales 2011
12 April 2011
NYDW takes to the road in May as it seeks to select up to 15 young dancers aged between 16 – 21 years to ‘dance for Wales’.
MID FRAME
08 April 2011
Free workshops with Maria Hayes and Christine Watkins
Last chance to see “high quality” performance from next generation of dance professionals with National Dance Company Wales
07 April 2011
Arts Council of England National Portfolio Funding
05 April 2011
Nofit State is to become a revenue client of Arts Council England from 2012 onwards.
What do you think of National Theatre Wales (NTW)?
01 April 2011
Have your say at www.ntw-research.org.uk
Cranford at the New Theatre
01 April 2011
Recently made popular again by the BBC’s adaptation, Cardiff audiences can now get even closer to experiencing life in the genteel market town of Cranford when a new stage production comes to the New Theatre from Tuesday 19 – Saturday 23 April.
LOWRY DIRECTOR TAKES UP NEW ROLE AT WALES MILLENNIUM CENTRE
01 April 2011
Following a hugely competitive recruitment process 34 year old Jonathan Harper has been appointed as Wales Millennium Centre’s new Director of Marketing and Communications.
Sherman Cymru present third festival of new writing and new voices
26 March 2011
This April, Sherman Cymru will present the third Egin:Springboard, a bilingual festival celebrating the company’s commitment to discovering, developing and nurturing new writing and new voices from around Wales.
Sherman Cymru’n cyflwyno’r drydedd _yl ysgrifennu a lleisiau newydd
26 March 2011
Mis Ebrill eleni bydd Sherman Cymru yn cyflwyno Egin:Springboard am y drydedd waith - g_yl ddwyieithog sy’n dathlu ymrwymiad y cwmni tuag at ddarganfod, datblygu a meithrin ysgrifennu a lleisiau newydd o Gymru benbaladr.
eggs is eggs presents "Sea Wall" at the Assembly Rooms, Presteigne
21 March 2011
Written by Simon Stephens directed and performed by Andrew Sterry,with original Music by John Hymas.
‘DIRTY DANCING' TO MAKE ITS WELSH DEBUT AT WALES MILLENNIUM CENTRE IN 2012
18 March 2011
‘Dirty Dancing’, the record-breaking smash-hit musical, is to make its Welsh debut at Wales Millennium Centre, next year, as part of its first ever UK tour. It will play at the Centre from 6 November – 1 December 2012.
National Dance Company Wales welcomes Lady Sainsbury as company is short-listed for prestigious Linbury Prize
18 March 2011
National Dance Company Wales will this Friday 18th March welcome Anya Linden, Lady Sainsbury of Preston to its Cardiff headquarters as the company reveals it has been shortlisted for the prestigious Linbury Prize for Stage Design.
An open letter in response to the cutting of Arts Council funding to Theatr Powys
16 March 2011
The Arts Council withdrew its funding of TP back in June of last year (2010). Today, Powys County Council have decided to do the same. This means that all current members of Theatr Powys will be made redundant on April 4 of this year. A company that has provided community theatre and Theatre In Education to Powys for the past 39 years will effectively be shut down, in three weeks from now.
Sherman Cymru presents Ian Rowlands’s latest play
16 March 2011
This Spring, Sherman Cymru will present Ian Rowlands’s new play Desire Lines at Chapter 8 – 23 April prior to a three week tour of Wales.
Next generation of dance talent get a taste of professional life as they take to the road with National Dance Company Wales
15 March 2011
Six young dancers are finding out what life is like for the professionals as they prepare to tour Wales with National Dance Company Wales.
Northern Broadsides in partnership with New Vic Theatre, Newcastle under Lyme present Hamlet at Aberystwyth Arts Centre
15 March 2011
Wuthering Heights - Classic Theatre at Theatr Mwldan
15 March 2011
Emily Bronte’s gothic tale of tortured love, Wuthering Heights, tours to Theatr Mwldan, Cardigan, on 29th and 30th March at 7.30pm in a new production from Aberystwyth Arts Centre.
Welsh Theatre Symposium - What is the future for theatre in Wales?
14 March 2011
STARS IN TRIBUTE TO GWENT THEATRE
13 March 2011
Shakespeare’s Henry V featured in the benefit concert Voices for Youth at the Borough Theatre, Abergavenny.
Theatre Wales database glitch
12 March 2011
Kaite O'Reilly shortlisted for Ted Hughes Prize
06 March 2011
The judges of the Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry 2010, Gillian Clarke, Stephen Raw and Jeanette Winterson, have selected the five poets for the shortlist. The winner will be announced at an awards reception in London on 24 March 2011.
Death and the Maiden 2011
03 March 2011
Three characters. Two days. One house.
RAMBERT DANCE COMPANY - Awakenings Tour 2011
03 March 2011
Live music played by Rambert Orchestra
From intern to dream job with National Dance Company Wales
02 March 2011
From intern to full-time job – National Dance Company Wales apprentice Gareth Mole impresses bosses to land prestigious dancer role
Arwel Gruffydd i Arwain Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru
01 March 2011
Arwel Gruffydd yw Cyfarwyddwr Artistig newydd Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru, cyhoeddodd Yr Athro Ioan Williams, Cadeirydd Bwrdd Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru, ar Ddydd Gŵyl Dewi heddiw.
Arwel Gruffydd Appointed New Artistic Director
01 March 2011
Arwel Gruffydd has been appointed as the new Artistic Director of Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru, the welsh language National theatre, announced on St David’s Day today.
Plunge 2011
28 February 2011
Plunge is a spell-binding, double-bill of bold and beautiful dance from six superbly talented young professional dancers.
National Dance Company Wales Spring Tour 2011
28 February 2011
Ravishing and entrancing new commissions from three international choreographers at the top of their game created with National Dance Company Wales.
Sir Anthony Hopkins In Concert
23 February 2011
24th July, 7.00pm St David’s Hall, Cardiff
CANOLFAN MILENIWM CYMRU YN CYHOEDDI PARTNERIAETH STRATEGOL Â CAPE TOWN OPERA
23 February 2011
Heddiw, lansiwyd partneriaeth strategol dair blynedd rhwng cwmni opera egnïol a chanolfan gelfyddydau nodedig, sy'n anelu at atgyfnerthu cysylltiadau diwylliannol rhwng Cymru a De Affrica.
WALES MILLENNIUM CENTRE ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH CAPE TOWN OPERA
23 February 2011
A three-year strategic partnership between a spirited opera company and a landmark arts centre, aimed at strengthening cultural links between Wales and South Africa, was unveiled today.
DANCE SHORTS Feb-March 2011
22 February 2011
10 minutes of fresh & exciting dance free before this seasons dance performances at Taliesin, Riverfront, Borough Theatre, Wales Millennium Centre, Galeri Caernarfon, Aberystwyth Arts Centre and Theatr Brycheiniog
ROYAL SHAKESPEARE COMPANY’S OPEN STAGES COMES TO WEST WALES!
22 February 2011
An Aberystwyth - based theatre company’s production has been chosen to become part of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Open Stages programme.
Phantom Ride - Good Cop Bad Cop
20 February 2011
Chapter arts centre, cardiff, next saturday 26th Feb, 8pm - featuring special guest star Mike Pearson
WEST END & TV STARS IN GWENT THEATRE TRIBUTE
20 February 2011
Stars from the West End and TV head a strong cast of performers in Voices for Youth – a tribute to Gwent Theatre on Sunday, 6 March, 7.30pm, at the Borough Theatre, Abergavenny.
Lleuad yn Olau dros Gymru
18 February 2011
Cwmni Theatr Bara Caws yn cyflwyno addasiad newydd sbon o ‘Un Nos Ola Leuad’.
DEFFRO’R GWANWYN
18 February 2011
Stori ddadleuol sy’n trafod tensiynau rhywiol ymysg pobl ifanc ac agwedd cymdeithas tuag at y pwnc yw sail drama gerdd fydd yn teithio Cymru am y tro cyntaf fis nesaf.
SPRING AWAKENING
18 February 2011
A hard-hitting controversial tale of sexual tensions and teenage promiscuity will form the basis of an award-winning rock musical that will tour Wales for the first time next month.
Transformation & Revelation
17 February 2011
The Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, and The Society of British Theatre Designers (SBTD) are hosting Transformation & Revelation, the UK Design for Performance Exhibition 2011, in March.
Welsh Theatre Symposium - What is the future for theatre in Wales?
17 February 2011
Hosted and produced by The Theatres Trust, Creu Cymru, and the Wales Association for the Performing Arts
'Heaven Help's Harry.
16 February 2011
Writers Block - a new scriptwriting competition
16 February 2011
Frapetsus Productions are aiming to give young writers, actors and directors an opportunity to showcase their talents
MICHAEL SHEEN RETURNS TO HIS HOME TOWN OF PORT TALBOT FOR ONE-OFF THEATRE EVENT
15 February 2011
NATIONAL THEATRE WALES AND WILDWORKS ANNOUNCE THE FULL DETAILS OF THEIR EPIC EASTER WEEKEND PRODUCTION IN PORT TALBOT
The Children of Africa
15 February 2011
1.618 Theatre in Collaboration with Established and New Writers
SPIN: Rhaglen ddwbl newydd gan y coreograffydd arobryn Sandra Harnisch-Lacey
15 February 2011
Yn dilyn eu taith EXIT&OUT lwyddiannus yn y DU, mae Theatr Dawns Harnisch-Lacey (HLDT) yn cyflwyno SPIN, rhaglen ddwbl newydd sbon.
SPIN – A BRAND NEW SHOW TO PREMIER IN NEWPORT
15 February 2011
SPIN is a new double-bill by award winning choreographer Sandra Harnisch-Lacey and it opens at The Riverfront, Newport on March 3, 4 and 5 before touring seven more venues across Wales until March 23rd.
Aesop’s Fables
14 February 2011
Theatr na n’Óg’s newest play for young audiences Aesop’s Fables hits the road running
Back to the Boys
13 February 2011
Mike Smith profiles the actor turned director Michael Kelligan
A quarter century of Lurking Truth/Gwir sy'n Llechu
12 February 2011
A one-off rehearsed reading of Howard Barker’s play "Victory" in Aberystwyth
Victoria Wood’s dinnerladies return for second helpings
11 February 2011
Dinnerladies at the New Theatre, Cardiff
WALES’ BIGGEST THEATRE AND CIRCUS COMPANIES JOIN FORCES FOR A SPECTACULAR SHOW
11 February 2011
NATIONAL THEATRE WALES AND NOFIT STATE CIRCUS CREATE A GROUND-BREAKING CIRCUS SHOW IN MILFORD HAVEN – MUNDO PARALELO
A Star for Burton, and Scholarships for the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama
09 February 2011
A major fundraising campaign has been launched to lay an iconic star to honour Richard Burton, one of Wales’ most famous actors, on the Hollywood Boulevard Walk of Fame.
Spectacle Theatre are about to start touring a new theatre production, ‘The Witch’
09 February 2011
'BACK TO THE BOYS' - NIGHT MUST FALL
08 February 2011
ON THE EDGE - The first production in the brand new theatre season
DRAMA MEWN CAMPERFAN, SIOEAU PLANT A DRAMAU GRYMUS
07 February 2011
Os ydych chi wastad wedi breuddwydio am fynd am dro mewn camperfan yna gallai dymuniad cynulleidfaoedd yng Nghanolfan Mileniwm Cymru gael ei wireddu y gwanwyn hwn.
A PLAY IN A CAMPERVAN, CHILDREN'S SHOWS AND POWERFUL DRAMA UNVEILED AS PART OF THE WESTON STUDIO SPRING SEASON
07 February 2011
If you’ve always dreamt of having a spin in a campervan then audiences at Wales Millennium Centre could have their wish granted this spring.
The Writers’ Space - Got something you want to talk about?
04 February 2011
Sat 5 March , 10am – 6pm in The Stwdio, Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff.
Act One presents Pride and Prejudice!
04 February 2011
Directed by Sophie Brown and Kirsty Allen
Home-grown talent to showcase thought-provoking drama
04 February 2011
A group of local Blackwood youngsters are set to showcase a theatre production focussing on the effect a world at war has on the youth of today.
WALES’ BIGGEST THEATRE AND CIRCUS COMPANIES JOIN FORCES FOR A SPECTACULAR SHOW
03 February 2011
NATIONAL THEATRE WALES AND NOFIT STATE CIRCUS CREATE A GROUND-BREAKING CIRCUS SHOW IN MILFORD HAVEN – MUNDO PARALELO
DAW THEATRE SUMMER SCHOOL
03 February 2011
Plans falling into place for the 2011 Summer Course.
DAW THEATRE SUMMER SCHOOL
03 February 2011
Plans falling into place for the 2011 Summer Course.
The Storeroom
02 February 2011
The Kosh, one of the UK’s most daring touring companies come to the Wyeside with a dazzling new production, The Storeroom, a dark, comic physical tale played to a mesmerising soundtrack.
IPODS AND A CHOIR FORM A YEAR-LONG THEATRICAL EXPERIENCE IN ABERYSTWYTH
01 February 2011
NATIONAL THEATRE WALES, BERLIN’S PIONEERING THEATRE COMPANY RIMINI PROTOKOLL AND LOCAL CHOIR HEARTSONG COLLABORATE ON A YEAR-LONG PRODUCTION IN WEST WALES
Martin Lynch’s smash-hit play Chronicles of Long Kesh Prepares for its 2011 World Tour!
01 February 2011
CYD-GYNHYRCHIAD GREEN SHOOT PRODUCTIONS | THEATR MWLDAN CO-PRODUCTION CHRONICLES OF LONG KESH
Hijinx Theatre – Public Meeting - Wednesday 9th Feb – 7pm-9pm
31 January 2011
A public meeting will take place at Sbectrwm, Bwlch Road, Fairwater, Cardiff CF5 3EF to debate the recent and devastating reduction by the Arts Council of Wales to Hijinx’s revenue funding.
Aesop’s Fables by Theatr na n’ Og at Monmouth's Savoy Theatre...
30 January 2011
GYPT STAGE GOTHIC GORMENGHAST
30 January 2011
Gwent Young People’s Theatre will stage the gothic Gormenghast at the Borough Theatre, Abergavenny on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 3, 4 and 5 February.
Captivating drama from the undisputed Queen of Crime
28 January 2011
Agatha Christie’s Verdict at the New Theatre, Cardiff
TORCH THEATRE TO REVEAL BACKSTAGE SECRETS
28 January 2011
If you’ve ever wondered how ‘The Green Room’ got its name in a theatre, or why actors aren’t allowed to whistle on stage then you will have an opportunity to find out on Saturday (5 February) when the staff of the Torch Theatre will reveal their backstage secrets in their first Open Day.
SAVOY PREMIERES NEW PRODUCTION OF UNDER MILK WOOD _ LIVE ON AIR
27 January 2011
The Savoy Theatre in Monmouth is proud to announce that it will be staging the only performance in Wales of a new version of the Dylan Thomas classic produced by Bristol based Splice Productions.
WAKING EXPLOITS THEATRE COMPANY BRINGS CARYL CHURCHILL’S SERIOUS MONEY TO WALES FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME
27 January 2011
In 1986 the London stock market finally cast off its antiquated traditions and plunged its self into the modern world of business, with the phenomenon reinventing the term Big Bang.
Aberystwyth Arts Centre Castaway Community Theatre - MASKERADE
27 January 2011
Castaway enter their twentieth year of staging celebrated productions at the Arts Centre with Pratchett’s hilarious tale of ‘murder, music and mayhem’
Welsh artist receives Unlimited commissions as part of the world’s most ambitious programme of disability arts for London 2012
26 January 2011
Welsh artists, Kaite O’Reilly has been awarded one of the 13 commissions announced today.
MUSIC THEATRE WALES TO PRESENT A NEW PRODUCTION OF GREEK
25 January 2011
Mark-Anthony Turnage’s vivid re-working of the Oedipus myth for the age of discontent
India Dance Wales celebrates tour success
24 January 2011
‘BE MY BABY’ – LOUCHE THEATRE
24 January 2011
One of Britain’s most successful and exciting playwrights, Amanda Whittington, is especially interested in a production of one of her plays being staged this April in Aberystwyth.
Tits and Balls: Cancer and Performance
24 January 2011
Tits and Balls: Cancer and Performance brings together two performances concerned with presenting the body after cancer by Brian Lobel (Queen Mary, University of London) and Emily Underwood-Lee (University of Glamorgan).
Gareth Potter production charts Welsh pop music’s history
24 January 2011
Sherman Cymru and Dan y Gwely present Gadael yr Ugeinfed Ganrif, Gareth Potter’s autobiographical account of his adventures in Welsh pop, at Chapter in February before touring around Wales.
Gareth Potter i Gyflwyno Anturiaethau yn y Byd Pop Cymraeg
24 January 2011
Bydd Sherman Cymru a Dan y Gwely yn cyflwyno Gadael yr Ugeinfed Ganrif, sydd yn adrodd hanes anturiaethau hunangofiannol Gareth Potter yn y byd pop Cymraeg, yn Chapter ym mis Chwefror ac wedyn ar daith o amgylch Cymru.
Youth Music Theatre UK Auditions 2011
21 January 2011
Youth Music Theatre UK (YMT) , the country's biggest, most vibrant and most active music theatre company for young people, will be visit Cardiff on the 26th February 2011, in search of actors, singers, dancers, musicians and stage managers to join the company in 2011.
GWENT THEATRE/GWENT YOUNG PEOPLE’S THEATRE
19 January 2011
GORMENGHAST by Mervyn Peake - A stage adaptation by John Constable
JUNIOR STARS FOR GEORGE’S MARVELLOUS MEDICINE NEEDED AT THE NEW THEATRE
18 January 2011
Wanted: two screaming 7 Year old Shrunken Grannies!
MAYHEM ALERT! Blood curdling cult favourite ‘Circus of Horrors’ is storming back into town!
14 January 2011
Circus of Horrors at the New Theatre
RHAGBRAWF BALE CYFFROUS YN Y NEW THEATRE, CAERDYDD – 21 Chwefror
14 January 2011
Bydd dydd Llun 21 Chwefror yn ddiwrnod cyffrous iawn i ddawnswyr ifanc ardal Caerdydd.
EXCITING BALLET AUDITION AT NEW THEATRE, CARDIFF – 21st February
14 January 2011
Monday 21st February is going to be a very exciting day for all young dancers in and around Cardi
Petition to try to save Theatr Powy
12 January 2011
Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru Yn Chwilio Am Gyfarwyddwr Artistig
12 January 2011
Mae Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru wedi cychwyn ar y gwaith o ganfod Cyfarwyddwr Artistig newydd i’r Cwmni.
Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru Starts The Search for a New Artistic Director
12 January 2011
Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru, the Welsh language national theatre, has started the search for a new Artistic Director.
GŴYL DDRAMA UN ACT CONWY 2011
12 January 2011
17eg - 19eg o Fawrth 2011 am 7.00yh
CONWY ONE ACT DRAMA FESTIVAL 2011
12 January 2011
17th– 19th March 2010 at 7.00pm
Tails from the Horse’s Mouth
07 January 2011
GWENT THEATRE BATTLE HOTS UP
04 January 2011
The trustees of Gwent Theatre are determined to keep the company alive despite the crippling action of the Arts Council of Wales to strip it of funding this year.
Wales Dance Platform 2011
02 January 2011
A diverse range of arts venues and organisations across Wales have joined forces to provide the country’s first dance platform for professional artists to showcase their work.

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