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 57 main stories for 2014 in our database

Older news stories have been carefully archived.
2015 | 2014 | 2013 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 | 1999

Please send any news items or press releases to news@theatre-wales.co.uk and we will do our best to include them on this site

On Saturday 13th May, for one night only, LAS VEGAS comes to SWANSEA!
24 April 2017
DON’T DRESS FOR DINNER By Marc Camoletti Swansea Grand Theatre Tues 2 – Sat 6 May
21 April 2017
The New Theatre’s latest season brochure has just landed – and it’s a sparkling mix of uplifting musicals, thrillers, drama, comedy and fabulous family entertainment, with many star appearances.
19 April 2017
Wales Millennium Centre and Omidaze Productions combine politics and tragedy in new Romeo and Juliet
18 April 2017
Ballet Cymru, Catrin Finch and The Riverfront Theatre present The Light Princess
13 April 2017
Opulence and decadence of Vienna society provides backdrop to WNO’s Summer Season ‘Vienna Vice’
11 April 2017
RSC’s HIT SHOW ‘MATILDA THE MUSICAL’ COMES TO THE CENTRE FOR CHRISTMAS 2018
10 April 2017
Luna Theatre presents EARTHQUAKES IN LONDON Swansea Grand Theatre Thurs 20 – Sat 22 April 7.45pm
10 April 2017
London Classic Theatre presents The Olivier Award Winning Comedy HYSTERIA by Terry Johnson Swansea Grand Theatre Wed 19 – Sat 22 April
05 April 2017
Cardiff’s pub theatre The Other Room ends Outliers season with Escape the Scaffold
03 April 2017
PUCCINI LA BOHEME STARRING FLOSS A COCKAPOODLE AS MUSETTA'S DOG AT SWANSEA GRAND THEATRE ON THURSDAY 6TH APRIL
31 March 2017
THINK FLOYD Swansea Grand Theatre Wednesday 12th April 7.30pm
23 March 2017
HeavenLee Theatre presents Welsh premiere of PASSPAWT
22 March 2017
Wales Millennium Centre and Omidaze Productions combine politics and tragedy in new Romeo and Juliet
21 March 2017
Wales Millennium Centre and Omidaze Productions present the third and final part of their Shakespeare trilogy in a new ‘Romeo and Juliet’. This co-production pairs the well-loved tragedy with aerial circus alongside a series of workshops to explore power and explain our parliamentary systems to schoolchildren.
Music Theatre Wales and Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru present Y Tŵr (The Tower)
21 March 2017
– a new Welsh-language opera by Guto Puw - adapted by writer & poet Gwyneth Glyn from Gwenlyn Parry’s classic Welsh play - a rare opportunity to hear a new opera in the Welsh language
Sean Kelly and the Stars of Storage Hunters: A night of Comedy & Charity Auction.
21 March 2017
Sean Kelly and the Stars of Storage Hunters are set to embark on a national tour this Autumn for a special live comedy show and charity auction, where audience members are encouraged to bring item from home to be auctioned off with all the proceeds going to Help for Heroes.They will be performing at the Grand Theatre in Swansea on the 23rd October.
THE BOOTLEG BEATLES Swansea Grand Theatre Wednesday 5th April 7.30pm
15 March 2017
PEN Y FAN SPECTACLE FOR LAUNCH OF GET CREATIVE WEEKEND
14 March 2017
Small World Theatre Policy and vision
11 March 2017
Three, top international dance shows to be performed at National Dance Company Wales’ Cardiff hub, the Dance House, this Spring
10 March 2017
What good cop bad cop have never done is tackled a play. So why now? Why this play?
07 March 2017
A new thriller from the best woman crime writer since Christie Ruth Rendell’s A Judgement in Stone at the New Theatre
06 March 2017
MARILYN 14+Swansea Grand Theatre Arts WingThursday 23 March 7.45pm
06 March 2017

02 March 2017
Seven new shows on sale at the New Theatre The New Theatre is welcoming in spring with seven tremendous new shows that are sure to excite and delight! There’s something for everyone in what is shaping up to be another blockbuster year at the New.
TICKETS ON SALE AND REHEARSALS START FOR NATIONAL THEATRE WALES’ LIFTED BY BEAUTY: ADVENTURES IN DREAMING
27 February 2017
After a third sensational West End season, Dirty Dancing – the classic story on stage mambos to the New Theatre
27 February 2017
CHRIS NEEDS AND FRIENDS Swansea Grand Theatre Saturday 11th March 7.30pm
23 February 2017
Cardiff’s pub theatre The Other Room continue Outliers season with Seanmhair
20 February 2017
Company of Sirens & good cop bad cop present the Welsh premier of The Nether by Jennifer Haley
17 February 2017
AN EVENING WITH LEVISON WOOD Swansea Grand Theatre Monday 6th March 7.30pm
16 February 2017
Meet Fred in London: the potty-mouthed puppet who fights prejudice every day Inclusive theatre makers, Hijinx, bring the Edinburgh Fringe hit puppet show Meet Fred to Little Angel Theatre, 1-5 March.
15 February 2017
SHERMAN THEATRE UNDERTAKES ITS FIRST MAJOR INTERNATIONAL ENGAGEMENTS UNDER RACHEL O’RIORDAN’S ARTISTIC DIRECTORSHIP
14 February 2017
Welsh arts organisations receive highly coveted recognition from European Commission
13 February 2017
The smash-hit West End musical is back Evita at the New Theatre
13 February 2017
The definitive seat-gripping drama arrives in Cardiff Gaslight at the New Theatre
09 February 2017
Flamenco Legends Perform in Wales in a One-of-a-Kind Tour This Spring
06 February 2017
A magical adventure flies in and all around Wales
06 February 2017
Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru to broadcast its latest production – Macbeth – live from Caerphilly Castle to venues across Wales, 14 February 2017
03 February 2017
Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru to broadcast its latest production – Macbeth – live from Caerphilly Castle to venues across Wales, 14 February 2017
03 February 2017
This spring one of Wales’ best-loved entertainers returns to the stage he has graced throughout his career. The Faaaabulous Ceri Dupree show comes to the New Theatre on Saturday 11 March for one night only.
02 February 2017
Hijinx Unity Festival migrates North this summer
31 January 2017

30 January 2017
It’s like radiation... invisible, everywhere, in everything I do. And it affects everything I do...intensifies, distorts, controls and contrives to disarm me...
29 January 2017
The Sound of Murder Swansea Grand Theatre Mon 13 – Thurs 16th Feb
25 January 2017
Join the party of the year The Wedding Singer at the New Theatre
24 January 2017
National Dance Company Wales packs a double-bill and a host of events into its Spring Tour 2017
23 January 2017
RHYL TAKES CENTRE STAGE IN NATIONAL THEATRE WALES’ FIRST PRODUCTION OF 2017
19 January 2017
LIVE MUSIC AND THEATRE COMBINE IN AN IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCE FROM SHERMAN THEATRE’S ASSOCIATE ARTIST CONOR MITCHELL IN THE MOOT VIRGINITY OF CATHERINE OF ARAGON
19 January 2017
Roald Dahl’s Fantastic Mr Fox is family fun at its finest. A major new musical version of this enchanting classic comes to the New Theatre, Cardiff from 21 – 25 February, making it the perfect half-term treat.
18 January 2017
The 10th anniversary of the smash hit musical Dreamboats and Petticoats at the New Theatre
16 January 2017
WALES THEATRE AWARDS COUNTDOWN BEGINS
12 January 2017
Following a sell-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2016, Hijinx (Cardiff) in association with Blind Summit (London) are launching Meet Fred on a 50+ date tour around the UK next Fri 20 January at Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff. Following the
12 January 2017
Gagglebabble, The Other Room and Theatr Clwyd present Sinners Club, a new music-theatre show about the last woman to be hanged in Britain
12 January 2017
BARRY STEELE IN THE ROY ORBISON STORY Swansea Grand Theatre Thursday 19th January at 7.30pm
11 January 2017
Spring 2017 has arrived at the New Theatre with an eclectic mix of shows guaranteed to delight and entertain audiences. From blockbuster musicals to special one-off performances, from classic drama to family favourites, this is an unmissable programm
10 January 2017
Boys will be boys…but not always! La Cage Aux Folles at the New Theatre
05 January 2017
The world stage premiere of the powerful courtroom thriller The Verdict, starring two of Britain’s finest actors - Clive Mantle and Jack Shepherd - comes to the New Theatre from Tuesday 7 – Saturday 11 February.
03 January 2017

Older news stories have been carefully archived.
2014 | 2013 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 | 1999

 

 

Privacy Policy | Contact Us | ©2012 keith morris / red snapper web designs / keith@artx.co.uk