Theatre in Wales

Theatre, dance and performance news 2016

Welsh performance News archive for 2016

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 155 main stories for 2014 in our database

Older news stories have been carefully archived.
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SHERMAN THEATRE ANNOUNCES A COMPELLING NEW AUTUMN SEASON WITH WELSH LANGUAGE PRODUCTIONS AND EMERGING THEATRE COMPANIES AT ITS CORE
20 June 2018
SHERLOCK HOLMES COULD BE MAKING HIS FINAL APPEARANCE IN CARDIFF
19 June 2018
GŴYL Y LLAIS 2018 YN DISGLEIRIO WRTH I DROS 26,000 O BOBL FWYNHAU 11 DIWRNOD O GERDDORIAETH, THEATR A DIGWYDDIADAU
19 June 2018
FESTIVAL OF VOICE 2018 SOARS AS OVER 26,000 PEOPLE ENJOY 11 DAYS OF MUSIC, THEATRE & EVENTS IN CARDIFF
19 June 2018
ABERYSTWYTH ARTS CENTREThe EYE Festival5- 7 October / Hydref
18 June 2018
Aberystwyth Arts Centre Old Herbaceous 7:45pm, 12 July / Gorffennaf
07 June 2018
Aberystwyth Arts Centre The Wolf Tattoo 7:45pm, 3 - 4 July / Gorffennaf
06 June 2018
Aberystwyth Arts Centre Hakoustic 2 7:45pm, 6 July / Gorffennaf
06 June 2018
ABERYSTWYTH ARTS CENTREThe Hornettes 8pm, Tuesday 19 June
05 June 2018
ROYAL WELSH COLLEGE OF MUSIC AND DRAMA TOPS DRAMA LEAGUE TABLES FOR FOURTH TIME!
29 May 2018
A Socialist Love StoryThe play exploring the intimate story of NHS founder Aneurin Bevan and Jennie Lee goes on UK tour
18 May 2018
Bad Wolf's Natasha Hale Joins RWCMD Board of Directors
17 May 2018
A Wales Millennium Centre and Wiltshire Creative Production THE MIRROR CRACK’D by Agatha Christie adapted for the stage by Rachel Wagstaff
17 May 2018
Cynhyrchiad gan Ganolfan Mileniwm Cymru a Wiltshire Creative THE MIRROR CRACK'D
17 May 2018
Jack Thorne play to be the debut outing of new Welsh theatre company OtherLife at Cardiff’s pub theatre The Other Room
14 May 2018
TURN OF THE SCREW, THE ORIGINAL GHOST STORY THAT INSPIRED THE WOMAN IN BLACK, COMES TO CARDIFF
14 May 2018
FESTIVAL OF VOICE PRESENTS ‘EPILOG’ SONGS FROM THE WELSH LANGUAGE ROCK OPERAS OF THE 70s and 80s
14 May 2018
NATIONAL THEATRE WALES & QUARANTINE CREATE NEW SHOW EXPLORING MULTILINGUALISM AND IDENTITY
14 May 2018
Cardiff New Theatre THE MUSIC OF DUSTY SPRINGFIELD CELEBRATED IN NEW MUSICAL, SON OF A PREACHER MAN
09 May 2018
Cinderella Ballet Cymru, nominated Best Independent Company at the Critics’ Circle UK National Dance Awards, and winners of the Best Dance Production at the Wales Theatre Awards 2018, presents a sparkling and refreshing ballet based on the eternal
08 May 2018
Cast Announced for Theatre na nÓg’s Captivating Welsh War Tale The White Feather
08 May 2018
Aberystwyth Arts Centre AR LAN Y MÔR | AT THE EDGE OF THE SEA 19.05.18 – 08.07.18
07 May 2018
FURTHER STAR CAST ANNOUNCED FOR WALES’ BEAST OF A PANTOMIME
04 May 2018
Saturday 9th June 2018 FOREVER JACKSON Lyric Theatre King Street, Camarthenshire, SA31 1BD
04 May 2018
Cardiff pub theatre The Other Room announces Professional Pathways Programme
04 May 2018
National Dance Company Wales announce appointment of new Artistic Director
02 May 2018
WATCH OUT – DAVID WALLIAMS’ AWFUL AUNTIE IS COMING TO CARDIFF NEXT WEEK!
30 April 2018
Circus Vegas arrives in the UK for its first full British tour.
26 April 2018
Step into Early Summer this May and June with Theatr Brycheinog: A Season of Song, Suffragettes and Sisterly Love
26 April 2018
SHERMAN THEATRE ANNOUNCES SECOND BILINGUAL COMPANY IN RESIDENCE
26 April 2018
SWANSEA GRAND THEATRE Touching tribute. . . The Real Thing dedicate their Can You Feel the Force Tour to singer Eddy Amoo
26 April 2018
FURTHER CHAOS EXPECTED AS ‘THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG’ DISRUPTS CARDIFF’S NEW THEATRE
26 April 2018
Saturday 9th June 2018 FOREVER JACKSON Lyric Theatre, Llanelli
24 April 2018
There’s hijinx at Cardiff Airport thanks to Arts & Business Cymru’s 100th Investment
24 April 2018
Actor, screenwriter and novelist Ruth Jones pens script for Cardiff pub theatre The Other Room’s Young Artists Festival
24 April 2018
Aberystwyth Arts Centre PYGMALION 7.30pm 4 – 5 May
20 April 2018
Wales Millennium Centre: Fat Friends The Musical - 24 Apr - 28 Apr 2018
18 April 2018
VERVE: The Ffwrnes welcomes the next generation of dancers this Spring, Tuesday April 24, 2018
18 April 2018
NEW THEATRE CARDIFF: NORTHERN BALLET RETURNS TO CARDIFF WITH ONE OF LITERATURE’S GREAT HEROINES - APRIL 24-28
18 April 2018
SHERMAN THEATRE RETURNS TO BRITS OFF-BROADWAY FESTIVAL IN NEW YORK WITH BRAD BIRCH’S TREMOR BEFORE TAKING IT TO EDINBURGH FESTIVAL FRINGE
17 April 2018
Aberystwyth Arts Centre: Ensemble Cymru embark on most ambitious chamber music tour to date 3pm, Sunday 6 May
17 April 2018
Aberystwyth Arts Centre: Aberystwyth Choral Society - 8pm, Saturday 28 April
13 April 2018
Wales Millennium Centre and Valleys Kids announce major partnership - Canolfan Mileniwm Cymru a Phlant y Cymoedd yn cyhoeddi partneriaeth fawr
13 April 2018
VOICES FROM WALES AND THE WORLD: FULL FESTIVAL OF VOICE PROGRAMME ANNOUNCED: 7 – 17 June 2018 – CARDIFF LLEISIAU O GYMRU A’R BYD CYHOEDDI RHAGLEN LAWN GŴYL Y LLAIS: 7 – 17 Mehefin 2018 – CAERDYDD
12 April 2018
VOICES FROM WALES AND THE WORLD: FULL FESTIVAL OF VOICE PROGRAMME ANNOUNCED: 7 – 17 June 2018 – CARDIFF LLEISIAU O GYMRU A’R BYD CYHOEDDI RHAGLEN LAWN GŴYL Y LLAIS: 7 – 17 Mehefin 2018 – CAERDYDD
Aberystwyth Arts Centre: Shazia Mirza - With Love From St Tropez - 7:45pm, Thursday 24 May
11 April 2018
Aberystwyth Arts Centre: Hakoustic XL - 8pm, Wednesday 25 April
10 April 2018
Aberystwyth Arts Centre: Words & Innovative Poetry and Spoken Word Evening - 7:45pm, Wednesday 25 April
10 April 2018
New Theatre Cardiff: AGATHA CHRISTIE THRILLER LOVE FROM A STRANGER SET TO GRIP AUDIENCES
10 April 2018
Cardiff’s pub theatre The Other Room concludes LOVESICK season with Lucy Prebble’s The Effect
09 April 2018
Aberystwyth Arts Centre: The No Good Brother(s) Tour - 7:45pm, Wednesday 18 April
06 April 2018
ABERYSTWYTH ARTS CENTRE - THE FRACTAL CLOCK 06.04.18 - 05.05.18
04 April 2018
Cyflwyniad cyhoeddus cyntaf o waith-ar-waith Nyrsys Stiwdio Weston, Canolfan Mileniwm Cymru Nos Fawrth 17 Ebrill 2018, 8yh
04 April 2018
Aberystwyth Arts Centre Hamlet 16 - 17 April
04 April 2018
‘Pay What You Decide’ for EXPERIMENTICA 2018, Cardiff’s live art and performance festival
03 April 2018
ELVIS LIVES! NORTH AMERICA’S GREATEST, STEVE MICHAELS IS THE KING, NEXT WEEK AT THE NEW
03 April 2018
Company of Sirens new production will be The Wolf Tattoo a new play by Lucy Gough.
30 March 2018
THE BEST IS… ALEX Swansea Grand Theatre Wed 4 Apr, 7.30pm
30 March 2018
Dirty Protest looks to the past to leave a legacy for the future in Pembroke Dock.
28 March 2018
NATIONAL THEATRE WALES ANNOUNCE FULL NHS70 PROGRAMME
28 March 2018
MONTH-LONG FESTIVAL WILL CELEBRATE THE NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE’S 70TH BIRTHDAY IN JULY WITH EVENTS ALL OVER WALES
Aberystwyth Arts centre CATHY Friday 27 April
27 March 2018
‘THE WOOD’ TAKES ITS FINAL BOW ON STAGE FOR A SOLD-OUT SHOW AT THEATR CLWYD
27 March 2018
AS THE FINAL POPPY FALLS, THE WOOD CONCLUDES ITS WELSH TOUR OF THE STORY FROM A WAR LONG SINCED PASSED BUT NEVER FORGOTTEN…
Mr and Mrs Clark present: Louder is Not Always Clearer
27 March 2018
Kevin Johns Marks Two Decades of Swansea Panto with his Return to a Much-Loved Role
22 March 2018
Feel-good Musicals, Kings of Comedy and Edgy Home Grown Theatre May – August events announced at Swansea Grand Theatre
22 March 2018
NEW THEATRE CARDIFF Christopher Harper and John Middleton lead a star cast with Jack Ashton and Hannah Tointon in Strangers on a Train
21 March 2018
SHERMAN THEATRE ANNOUNCES MAJOR CO-PRODUCTION WITH THEATR CLWYD
21 March 2018
LITTLE LIGHT ! The Flying Bedroom flies again
20 March 2018
INTERACTIVE, MAGICAL FUN AND FANTASTIC SHOWS FOR FAMILIES THIS EASTER AT WALES MILLENNIUM CENTRE
19 March 2018
Family Dance Festival 2018March 24 to April 14, 2018
19 March 2018
Cardiff’s pub theatre The Other Room continues LOVESICK season with All But Gone
18 March 2018
Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru mewn cydweithrediad ag Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru a Theatrau Sir Gâr Estrongan Hefin RobinsonEnillydd Medal Ddrama Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Sir Fynwy a'r Cyffiniau, 2016 Ar daith ledled Cymru 19 Ebrill - 19 Mai 2
16 March 2018
Jon Boden - The Afterglow TourThursday 19 April
16 March 2018
Aberystwyth Arts CentreLightspeed From Pembroke DockSaturday 28 April
14 March 2018
THRILLER LIVE WILL RETURN IN JULY AFTER SNOW SAW PERFORMANCES CANCELLED AT NEW THEATRE
13 March 2018
Preparations underway for Penparcau’s Takeover of Aberystwyth Arts Centre!
12 March 2018
SHERMAN THEATRE RETURNS TO NEW YORK WITH THE WORLD PREMIERE PRODUCTION OF BRAD BIRCH'S TREMO
09 March 2018
VINCENT & FLAVIA’S FINAL SHOW, TANGO MODERNO, COMING TO CARDIFF’S NEW THEATRE
08 March 2018
1918 -2018 PROCESSIONS PROCESSIONS CARDIFF SUNDAY 10TH JUNE 2018 www.processions.co.uk
08 March 2018
OLIVIER AWARD NOMINATION FOR SHERMAN THEATRE CO-PRODUCTION
07 March 2018
CERDDORIAETH NEWYDD, COMISIYNAU THEATR NEWYDD, LLEOLIADAU NEWYDD – GŴYL Y LLAIS YN DATGELU MWY AM RAGLEN 2018
06 March 2018
NEW MUSIC, NEW THEATRE COMMISSIONS, NEW VENUES – FESTIVAL OF VOICE REVEAL MORE FROM THE 2018 PROGRAMME
06 March 2018
Mae ail-ddychmygu stori Rapunzel yn addo bod yn brofiad bythgofiadwy i'r teulu cyfanWe Made This mewn partneriaeth â Sefydliad y Glowyr Coed Duon a Chanolfan Mileniwm Cymru
05 March 2018
Reimagining of Rapunzel promises unforgettable experience for the whole familyWe Made This in partnership with Blackwood Miners' Institute and Wales Millennium Centre
05 March 2018
MORE GREAT THINGS AT THE GRAND FOR MARCH
28 February 2018
GREAT THINGS FOR MARCH AT THE GRAND
28 February 2018
EVEN MORE GREAT THINGS FOR MARCH
28 February 2018
AND FINALLY . . .PHIL COLLINS Aberystwyth Arts Centre: 13 April / Ebrill
28 February 2018
Mark Ravenhill and Conor Mitchell’s award-winning song cycle comes to Sherman Theatre on Tues 13 Mar 7.30pm.
28 February 2018
Judy & Liza Aberystwyth Arts Centre: 20 March / Mawrth
27 February 2018
National Theatre Connections Festival Aberystwyth Arts Centre: 10 March / Mawrth
23 February 2018
PERFFORMIADAU I’R CHWILFRYDIG DAW’R GWANWYN Â THYMOR NEWYDD O WAITH YN Y STIWDIO WESTON, FFRESH, TŶ DAWNS AC ARDALOEDD CYHOEDDUS Y GANOLFA
23 February 2018
PERFORMANCES FOR THE CURIOUS NEW SPRING SEASON OF WORK IN THE WESTON STUDIO, FFRESH, DANCE HOUSE AND THE CENTRE’S PUBLIC SPACES
23 February 2018
The Simon and Garfunkel Story (50th Anniversary Celebration) Aberystwyth Arts Centre: 29 March / Mawrth
21 February 2018
WOW Film Festival brings “Tales from the Silk Road” to Wales Aberystwyth Arts Centre: 15 - 21 March / Mawrth
20 February 2018
Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru in association with Pontio Y Tad by Florian Zeller Welsh translation by Geraint Løvgreen
19 February 2018
What the Lady Bird Heard set to be revealed at Cardiff’s New Theatre this half term What the Lady Bird Heard set to be revealed at Cardiff’s New Theatre this half term
15 February 2018
NATIONAL THEATRE WALES’ TEAM PROGRAMME SECURES £400,000 PAUL HAMLYN FOUNDATION FUNDING
12 February 2018
THE RUSSIAN STATE BALLET OF SIBERIA Swansea Grand Theatre Mon 26 – Wed 28 Feb, 7.30pm + matinee Wed 2.30pm
09 February 2018
WOMAN OF FLOWERS by/gan SIÔN EIRIAN after/gan ddilyn SAUNDERS LEWIS
08 February 2018
Newyddion – Chwefror 2018
08 February 2018
NEW SHOWS COMING TO WALES MILLENNIUM CENTRE
08 February 2018
The Wood Aberystwyth Arts Centre: Friday 23 March
08 February 2018
Cyhoeddi tymor 2018/19 Opera Cenedlaethol Cymru
08 February 2018
Welsh National Opera’s 2018/19 season is announced
08 February 2018
Sweetshop Revolution proudly announces the UK tour of their latest production ‘BEAUTiFUL’ Aberystwyth Arts Centre: Wednesday 21 March
08 February 2018
WOMAN OF FLOWERS by/gan SIÔN EIRIAN after/gan ddilyn SAUNDERS LEWIS
08 February 2018
National Youth Jazz Orchestra Aberystwyth Arts Centre: Saturday 24 February
06 February 2018
The Prince of Wales attends Welsh National Opera performance in Cardiff
06 February 2018
Tywysog Cymru’n gwylio perfformiad gan Opera Cenedlaethol Cymru yng Nghaerdydd
06 February 2018
Lucy O’Byrne and Neil McDermott to Star in Critically Acclaimed Production of The Sound Of Music
05 February 2018
THE TORCH THEATRE COMPANY PRESENTS ‘THE WOOD’Written by Owen Thomas • Directed by Peter Doran Based on an idea by Ifan Huw Dafydd
05 February 2018
CASTIO WEDI’I GYHOEDDI AR GYFER PREMIERE BYD TREMOR GAN BRAD BIRCH
01 February 2018
CASTING ANNOUNCED FOR CASTING FOR THE WORLD PREMIERE OF BRAD BIRCH’S TREMOR
01 February 2018
One week to go before National Dance Company Wales spring into their new UK tour 8 February to 13 May 2018
01 February 2018
SHERMAN THEATRE BE COMES THE FIRST WELSH VENUE TO WIN REGIONAL THEATRE OF THE YEAR AT THE STAGE AWARDS
31 January 2018
2018 sees National Dance Company Wales spring into a new UK tour 8 February to 13 May 2018 Aberystwyth Arts Centre: 13 March / Mawrth
31 January 2018
Teechers Aberystwyth Arts Centre: 16 March / Mawrth
31 January 2018
Welsh theatre charity launch pioneering learning disabilities project in Lesotho
31 January 2018
GŴYL Y LLAIS YN DYCHWELYD AM YREILWAITH FIS MEHEFIN ELENI
30 January 2018
FESTIVAL OF VOICE IS BACK FOR ITSSECOND INSTALMENT THIS JUNE
30 January 2018
Barry White show Swansea Grand this Friday Feb 2
30 January 2018
ALL SHOOK UP Swansea Grand Theatre Thu 15 – Sat 17 Feb
29 January 2018
Swansea Grand Great February shows!
S4C unveils dazzling dozen in 2018 Band Cymru competition Aberystwyth Arts Centre: 17 - 18 February / Chwefror
26 January 2018
Mitch Benn: I'm Still Here Aberystwyth Arts Centre: 16 March / Mawrth
26 January 2018
The Vagina Monologues Aberystwyth Arts Centre: 9 February / Chwefror
25 January 2018
MARK THOMAS RETURNS TO SHERMAN THEATRE WITH HIS NEW SHOW - SHOWTIME FROM THE FRONTLINE
25 January 2018
NEW THEATRE CARDIFFPresent a Stage adaption of tense thriller Gallowglass set to enthral Cardiff audiences
23 January 2018
THE TRON THEATRE COMPANY AND SHERMAN THEATRE PRESENT THE MOTHER**KER WITH THE HAT BY STEPHEN ADLY GUIRGIS
23 January 2018
The Devil's Violin presents: Stolen Aberystwyth Arts Centre: 7 March / Mawrth
23 January 2018
Aberystwyth Arts Centre: 10 February / Chwefror UK’s ‘funniest climber’ tours new Psychovertical theatre show
23 January 2018
Author, stuntman and UK’s only ‘stand-up’ climber, Andy Kirkpatrick, is back on UK stages
A new play from the director and writer of the award-winning Grav, written to mark the centenary of the end of World War One.
22 January 2018
Ŵy, Chips a Nain Aberystwyth Arts Centre: 6 March / Mawrth
22 January 2018
Land of my Fathers By David Ian Rabey Aberystwyth Arts Centre: 2 - 3 March
19 January 2018
Eugene Onegin MID WALES OPERA Aberystwyth Arts Centre: 28 February
18 January 2018
Cardiff’s pub theatre The Other Room announces Spring 2018 season
17 January 2018
Wales Theatre Awards
16 January 2018
Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs 2: The Magic Cutlass Aberystwyth Arts Centre: 21 February
16 January 2018
Hit show New Jersey Nights rocks back into Cardiff for celebration of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons
16 January 2018
Are You Being Served? Aberystwyth Arts Centre: 26 - 27 January
12 January 2018
Trainspotting Live! Aberystwyth Arts Centre: 13 -14 February
12 January 2018
VIVALDI BY CANDLELIGHT Swansea Grand Theatre Tuesday 23rd January, 7.30pm
11 January 2018
Swansea Grand Theatre, Swansea Thursday 22nd February 6pm THE LITTLE MIX EXPERIENCE!
11 January 2018
PASADENA ROOF ORCHESTRA PUTTIN’ ON THE RITZ Swansea Grand Theatre Thu 1 Feb, 7.30pm
11 January 2018
NATIONAL THEATRE WALES’ THREE-YEAR STORM CYCLE TO OPEN IN CEREDIGION
11 January 2018
Mr and Mrs Clark present: Louder is Not Always Clearer
11 January 2018
Swansea City Opera - The Barber of Seville Aberystwyth Arts Centre - 22 February
10 January 2018
HAKOUSTIC! Aberystwyth Arts Centre - 26 January
07 January 2018
Theatr Brycheiniog Set to Stimulate your Heart, Mind...and Imagination this Spring!
05 January 2018
Joanne Clifton and Ben Adams will Star in Flashdance at Cardiff’s New Theatre!
05 January 2018

04 January 2018
Exeter Northcott Theatre in association with the University of Exeter presents Beyond My Control Aberystwyth Arts Centre - Friday 9 February
04 January 2018
SWANSEA - Grand Theatre CIRCUS OF HORRORS Wed 17th January - Box Office 01792 475715
04 January 2018
The TarantinosA Celebration of Quentin Tarantino films, music & classic scenes Aberystwyth Arts Centre - Saturday 10 February
04 January 2018
CASTING ANNOUNCED FOR SHERMAN THEATRE’S PRODUCTION OF CONOR MCPHERSON’S DUBLIN CAROL
04 January 2018
Cwmni Pendraw - 2071 Aberystwyth Arts Centre - Thursday 1 February
04 January 2018

Older news stories have been carefully archived.
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