Theatre in Wales

The latest theatre, dance and performance news

CASTING NEWS– KINKY BOOTS Kinky Boots is pleased to announce casting for the upcoming UK tour. Kayi Ushe will play the role of Lola, Paula Lane, known for her role as Kylie Platt in Coronation Street, will play Lauren and Joel Harper-Jackson will     

CASTING NEWS– KINKY BOOTS
 
Kinky Boots is pleased to announce casting for the upcoming UK tour. Kayi Ushe will play the role of Lola, Paula Lane, known for her role as Kylie Platt in Coronation Street, will play Lauren and Joel Harper-Jackson will Also joining the Kinky Boots cast will be Demitri Lampra (Don), Adam Price (George) Helen Ternent (Nicola) who will be accompanied by Charlie Allen, Nicola Avino, Lizzie Bea, Joshua St Clair, Connor Collins, Daniel Conway, Shaun Dalton, John Dempsey, Niki Evans, Mary Fox, Scarlet Gabriel, Damon Gould, George Grayson, Portia Harry, Joshua Lovell, Jacob McIntosh, Chileshe Mondelle, Alfie Parker, Fred Smiley, Toyan Thomas-Browne, Andy Watkins and Jason Winter.

Inspired by true events, Kinky Boots takes you from a gentlemen’s shoe factory in Northampton to the glamorous catwalks of Milan. Charlie Price is struggling to live up to his father’s expectations and continue the family business of Price & Son. With the factory’s future hanging in the balance, help arrives in the unlikely but spectacular form of Lola, a fabulous performer in need of some sturdy new stilettos.

With direction and choreography by two-time Tony® Award-winner Jerry Mitchell (Legally Blonde, Hairspray), Kinky Boots is the winner of every major Best Musical award including three Olivier Awards, three WhatsOnStage Awards as well as six Broadway Tony® Awards.

Kinky Boots will be at Wales Millennium Stadium 22 July- 03 August 2019


CASTING NEWS– MATILDA THE MUSICAL

Seen by over 8 million people and the winner of over 85 international awards, Matilda The Musical is the multi-award winning musical from the Royal Shakespeare Company, inspired by the beloved book by the incomparable Roald Dahl.

Continuing with the tour when it comes to Cardiff- Craige Els, will be playing Miss Trunchbull.

Craige’s extensive television credits include Ripper Street, The Bletchley Circle, Law & Order UK, Endeavour, Call the Midwife and Hailmakers. He has also featured in the films The Imitation Game, Leave to Remain, Anna Karenina and Hamlet.

With book by Dennis Kelly and original songs by Tim Minchin, Matilda The Musical is the story of an extraordinary girl who, armed with a vivid imagination and a clever mind, is determined to change her own destiny, even if it means being a little bit naughty.

Now embarking on its first UK tour, we’re delighted to be welcoming it to the Centre for Christmas 2018.

Matilda The Musical is at Wales Millennium Centre 04 Dec - 12 Jan 2019.


CASTING NEWS- SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER

Saturday Night Fever is a reimagined and revitalised music and dance spectacular. It tells the story of Tony Manero, and his reckless, yet thrilling road to dancing success. The musical features the Bee Gees’ greatest hits including Stayin’ Alive, How Deep Is Your Love, Night Fever, Tragedy and More Than a Woman as well as 70’s favorites Boogie Shoes, Disco Inferno and for the first time will feature a group playing the Bee Gees live on stage.

Richard Winsor, highly acclaimed for his dance, stage and screen work, is set to play Tony Manero, the role which famously rocketed John Travolta to screen stardom, in a new stage production of Saturday Night Fever.

Richard Winsor was a principle dancer with Matthew Bourne for ten years, he has starred around the world, leading Bourne’s celebrated production of Swan Lake, as well as Dorian Gray, Edward Scissorhands, The Car Man and Play Without Words. He landed the lead role in cult dance movie StreetDance 3D and was snapped up by the BBC to play Caleb Knight in flagship medical drama Casualty.

Whilst paying homage to the movie, this new stage version promises more drama, more music and hot new choreography.

Saturday Night Fever is at Wales Millennium Centre 27 November 2018 – 1 December 2018


NEW SHOW – MARK MORRIS DANCE GROUP’S PEPPERLAND

The Beatles’ ground-breaking 1967 Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album is the inspiration behind Mark Morris Dance Group’s Pepperland, presented by co-commissioner Dance Consortium and touring across the UK and Ireland between 20 March & 1 May 2019.

Pepperland is legendary choreographer Mark Morris’ unique tribute to the 50th anniversary of the release of the iconic LP. Hailed as the first-ever ‘art rock’ album and widely regarded as the best rock and roll album of all time, it spent 27 weeks at number one on the UK Albums Chart and 15 weeks at number one in the USA. It won four Grammy Awards in 1968, including Album of the Year, the first rock LP to receive the honour.

Pepperland features an original score by composer Ethan Iverson, inspired by some of the album’s most enduring hits: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band; With a Little Help From My Friends; A Day in the Life; When I’m Sixty-Four; Within You Without You; and Penny Lane. Iverson’s fresh arrangements of the original tracks will be performed live by MMDG Music Ensemble - Pepperland‘s unique chamber music group - and is interspersed with six original Pepper-inspired pieces that complement Morris’ profound understanding of classical music styles of allegro, scherzo, adagio, and the blues.

Mark Morris Dance Group’s Pepperland is at Wales Millennium Centre 12-13 April 2019

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NEW SHOW –DR DOOLITTLE THE MUSICAL

This new production of Doctor Dolittle, with book, music and lyrics by double Academy Award-winner Leslie Bricusse, will be part of the 50th anniversary celebrations of the original film starring Rex Harrison and will feature the same songs, including the Academy Award-winning Talk To The Animals. Featuring stunning visual puppetry, this new production, with the book reworked by Leslie Bricusse, will be directed by Christopher Renshaw.

Eccentric Doctor Dolittle embarks on an extraordinary adventure to find the Giant Pink Sea Snail that holds the secret of life and makes the world a happier place. Helped by his human companions and an exotic menagerie of animal friends, including the Pushmi-Pullyu and trusty sidekick Polynesia the parrot, the larger-than-life Doctor Dolittle teaches us not only to talk to the animals but to listen to them as well!

Doctor Doolittle The Musical is at Wales Millennium Centre 6 – 17 August 2019

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NEW SHOW –THE FULL MONTY

The Full Monty is one of the most acclaimed British films ever and The Full Monty stage play has become one of the most phenomenal theatrical productions, winning the UK Theatre Award for Best Touring Production.

This "Chuffing Brilliant" production about six out-of-work, impoverished steelworkers from Sheffield with nothing to lose, took the world by storm and has become one of Britain’s most successful shows.

Based on his smash hit film and adapted for the stage by Oscar-winning writer Simon Beaufoy, this hilarious and heartfelt production has received standing ovations every night and won the prestigious UK Theatre Award.

Featuring Gary Lucy who has made the part of Gaz his own, with an all-star cast of Andrew Dunn, Louis Emerick, Joe Gill, Kai Owen and James Redmond with songs by Donna Summer, Hot Chocolate and Tom Jones.

The Full Monty is at Wales Millennium Centre 11 – 16 March 2019

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NEW SHOW –ANNIE

Direct from the West End, Annie returns to Cardiff. This 'glorious revival' (The Times) is coming to the Centre for summer 2019.

Set in 1930s New York during The Great Depression, brave young Annie is forced to live a life of misery at Miss Hannigan's orphanage. Her luck soon changes when she's chosen to spend a fairytale Christmas with famous billionaire, Oliver Warbucks. Meanwhile, spiteful Miss Hannigan has other ideas and hatches a plan to spoil Annie's search for her true family…

With its Tony® award-winning book and score, including the unforgettable songs It's The Hard-Knock Life, Easy Street, I Don't Need Anything But You and Tomorrow, you can bet your bottom dollar that you'll love it!

Annie is at Wales Millennium Centre 19 - 30 August 2019

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NEW SHOWS- WELSH NATIONAL OPERA’S AUTUMN 2018 SEASON

War and Peace
Based on Leo Tolstoy’s novel, the narrative of War and Peace follows the tribulations of Russian society as Napoleon edges closer to the country’s borders. The spirited Natasha and her betrothed Andrei find their young love is challenged by temptation, while Pierre, an idealistic nobleman, wants to change Russian life for the better. As their fates intertwine during the 1812 invasion they find their stories unfold during a time when Russian lives would change forever.
At Wales Millennium Centre 15 Sep - 29 Sep 2018

La traviata
Alfredo, has fallen head over heels in love with the courtesan Violetta, but his father Germont disapproves of the fallen woman. Penniless and fearing she will soon die, Violetta agrees to leave Alfredo believing it is in his best interest. It is only when Germont hears that she is on her deathbed that he realises the error of his ways, and confesses all to Alfredo. But is it too late?
At Wales Millennium Centre 21 Sep - 06 Oct 2018

La Cenerentola
Rossini’s delightful retelling of Cinderella but with a few twists along the way. The kind-hearted Angelina (Cinderella) is forced to scrub the floors by her wicked stepfather, while her ugly sisters prepare to go to the Prince’s grand ball at the palace. As she dreams of a better life she is visited by a mysterious old beggar man. He tells her she will go to the ball, and will also be rewarded for her kind heart. Will she live happily ever after?
At Wales Millennium Centre 05 Oct - 07 Oct 2018

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COMING UP…

SUMMER HOLIDAY- The hit iconic 1960's film starring Cliff Richard is now the feel- good musical of the year, bringing music, laughter and fun to the stage as it becomes the happiest hit musical around. Ray Quinn stars as Don (originally played by Cliff in the film) who heads on a fun packed boys trip on a London bus visiting Paris, The Alps, Italy and Greece, in search of a good time and a brilliant summer.
14 Aug - 18 Aug 2018

LET IT BE - Experience the iconic music of The Beatles with Let It Be, the spectacular new concert jam-packed with over 40 of The Beatles' greatest hits! Direct from the West End, this international hit show celebrates the legacy of the world's greatest rock 'n' roll band.
21 Aug - 25 Aug 2018

EVITA- Following its smash hit runs in London's West End, Bill Kenwright's production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Evita is set to thrill audiences once again across the UK. Telling the story of Eva Peron, wife of former Argentine dictator Juan Peron, Evita follows Eva's journey from humble beginnings through to extraordinary wealth, power and iconic status which ultimately lead her to be heralded as the 'spiritual leader of the nation' by the Argentine people.
28 Aug - 01 Sep 2018

NATIONAL EISTEDDFOD OF WALES- the very best in Welsh music, literature, dance, drama and much more. Join us for a week-long celebration of all things Welsh across Cardiff Bay as the National Eisteddfod comes to town. 03-11 August http://www.wmc.org.uk/WhatsOn/eisteddfod/

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NEWS SHORTS…

ROALS DAHL CHARACTERS SPRING FROM THE PAGES OF HIS STORIES TO APPEAR AROUND THE CENTRE

Originally created by the Roald Dahl Story Company Ltd and LEGO® to celebrate Roald Dahl Day in 2017, six of Roald Dahl’s most loved child heroes have been transformed into fabulous LEGO® sculptures. With Charlie, James, George, Sophie and Billy appearing together in one location for the first time, they will be joined by Matilda from 4 December 2018 to coincide with the opening of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Matilda the Musical.

Matilda LEGO® display will be at Wales Millennium Centre 17 August - 13 January 2019


CO-PRODUCTION FROM CARYS ELERI AND WALES MILLENNIUM CENTRE WILL PLAY AT EDINBURGH FRINGE

Lovecraft (Not the Sex Shop in Cardiff) is a one-woman-comedy-science-music-show written by BAFTA Cymru best actress nominee Carys Eleri, exploring the neuroscience of love and loneliness.

Through a series of funny, brutally honest and touching monologues, ludicrously funny songs (The Love Monger, Space and Time, Tit Montage) and animations, Carys draws on personal experiences, and a long-standing fascination with the neuroscience of love, in order to share what she has discovered about the science behind love and loneliness, why it makes us do crazy things and why ‘cwtching’ is the answer (Welsh for hugging - it's all in the oxytocin guys!)

The production was commissioned for Festival of Voice at Wales Millennium Centre.

Lovecraft (Not the Sex Shop in Cardiff) is at Summerhall Theatre, Edinburgh August 1, 3-5, 7-12, 14-19, 21-26.

NEWYDDION CASTIO – KINKY BOOTS

Mae Kinky Boots yn falch o gyhoeddi’r cast ar gyfer y daith o gwmpas Prydain sydd ar y gweill. Bydd Kayi Ushe yn chwarae rhan Lola, bydd Paula Lane, sy’n adnabyddus fel Kylie Platt yn Coronation Street, yn chwarae Lauren a Joel Harper-Jackson yn chwarae Charlie.

Yn ymuno â chast Kinky Boots hefyd bydd Demitri Lampra (Don), Adam Price (George) Helen Ternent (Nicola) yn ogystal â Charlie Allen, Nicola Avino, Lizzie Bea, Joshua St Clair, Connor Collins, Daniel Conway, Shaun Dalton, John Dempsey, Niki Evans, Mary Fox, Scarlet Gabriel, Damon Gould, George Grayson, Portia Harry, Joshua Lovell, Jacob McIntosh, Chileshe Mondelle, Alfie Parker, Fred Smiley, Toyan Thomas-Browne, Andy Watkins a Jason Winter.

Ysbrydolwyd Kinky Boots gan ddigwyddiadau go iawn, a bydd yn mynd â chi yr holl ffordd o ffatri esgidiau dynion yn Northampton i sioeau ffasiwn moethus Milan. Mae Charlie Price yn ei chael yn anodd cadw at ddisgwyliadau uchel ei dad y bydd yn cynnal y busnes teuluol, Price a’i Fab. Gyda dyfodol y ffatri yn y fantol, daw cymorth annisgwyl ond ysblennydd gan Lola, perfformwraig gampus sydd angen pâr newydd cydnerth o stiletos.

Gyda chyfarwyddo a choreograffi gan Jerry Mitchell, sydd wedi ennill dwy wobr Tony® (Legally Blonde, Hairspray), mae Kinky Boots wedi ennill pob un o’r gwobrau mawr am y Sioe Gerdd Orau, gan gynnwys tair gwobr Olivier, tair gwobr WhatsOnStage yn ogystal â chwe gwobr Tony® Broadway.

Bydd Kinky Boots yng Nghanolfan Mileniwm Cymru rhwng 22 Gorffennaf a 3 Awst 2019



NEWYDDION CASTIO – MATILDA TTHE MUSICAL

Sioe gerdd gan Gwmni Brenhinol Shakespeare a ysbrydolwyd gan lyfr annwyl y dihafal Roald Dahl yw Matilda The Musical, sioe sydd wedi’i gweld gan dros wyth miliwn o bobl erbyn hyn ac sydd wedi ennill dros 85 gwobr ryngwladol.

Gan barhau gyda’r daith pan fydd yn dod i Gaerdydd, bydd Craige Els yn chwarae rhan Miss Trunchbull.

Mae gwaith teledu sylweddol Craige yn cynnwys Ripper Street, The Bletchley Circle, Law & Order UK, Endeavour, Call the Midwife a Hailmakers. Mae wedi ymddangos hefyd yn y ffilmiau The Imitation Game, Leave to Remain, Anna Karenina a Hamlet.

Gyda llyfr gan Dennis Kelly a chaneuon gwreiddiol gan Tim Minchin, mae Matilda The Musical yn adrodd hanes merch arbennig iawn sy’n benderfynol, drwy ei dychymyg byw a’i meddwl medrus, o newid ei thynged ei hunan, hyd yn oed os yw hynny’n golygu ychydig o gamfihafio.

Mae’r sioe yn dechrau ar ei thaith o gwmpas gwledydd Prydain ar hyn o bryd, ac rydyn ni wrth ein boddau yn cael ei chroesawu i’r Ganolfan ar gyfer Nadolig 2018.

Bydd Matilda The Musical yng Nghanolfan Mileniwm Cymru rhwng 4 Rhagfyr 2018 a 12 Ionawr 2019



NEWYDDION CASTIO – SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER


Profiad cerdd a dawns ysblennydd wedi’i adfywio a’i ailddychmygu yw Saturday Night Fever. Mae’n adrodd hanes Tony Manero, a’i lwybr gwyllt tuag at lwyddiant yn dawnsio. Mae’r sioe gerdd yn cynnwys caneuon enwocaf y Bee Gees gan gynnwys Stayin’ Alive, How Deep Is Your Love, Night Fever, Tragedy a More Than a Woman yn ogystal â rhagor o ffefrynnau’r saithdegau Boogie Shoes a Disco Inferno, ac am y tro cyntaf bydd yn cynnwys grŵp yn chwarae’r Bee Gees yn fyw ar lwyfan.

Richard Winsor, sydd wedi gwneud enw iddo’i hunan ar lwyfan, ar sgrin ac yn dawnsio, fydd yn chwarae rhan Tony Manero, y rhan a drodd John Travolta yn seren, mewn cynhyrchiad llwyfan newydd o Saturday Night Fever.

Bu Richard Winsor yn brif ddawnsiwr gyda Matthew Bourne am ddeng mlynedd. Mae wedi serennu o gwmpas y byd, gan arwain cynhyrchiad enwog Bourne o Swan Lake, yn ogystal â Dorian Gray, Edward Scissorhands, The Car Man a Play Without Words. Fe lwyddodd i gael y brif ran yn y ffilm ddawns gwlt StreetDance 3D ac fe’i bachwyd gan y BBC i chwarae rhan Caleb Knight yn y ddrama feddygol adnabyddus Casualty.

Bydd y fersiwn llwyfan newydd yma yn deyrnged i’r ffilm, ond bydd hefyd yn cynnwys mwy o ddrama, mwy o gerddoriaeth a choreograffi newydd tanbaid.

Bydd Saturday Night Fever yng Nghanolfan Mileniwm Cymru rhwng 27 Tachwedd 2018 a 1 Rhagfyr 2018




SIOE NEWYDD – MARK MORRIS DANCE GROUP’S PEPPERLAND

Albwm arloesol y Beatles yn 1967, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, yw’r ysbrydoliaeth y tu ôl i Mark Morris Dance Group’s Pepperland, sy’n cael ei chyflwyno gan y cyd-gomisiynwyr, Dance Consortium, ac fydd yn teithio o gwmpas gwledydd Prydain ac Iwerddon rhwng 20 Mawrth a 1 Mai 2019.

Pepperland yw teyrnged unigryw y coreograffydd Mark Morris i ddathlu hanner can mlwyddiant rhyddhau’r LP eiconig. Mae’n cael ei adnabod fel yr albwm ‘celf roc’ cyntaf ac fel albwm roc a rôl sydd gyda’r gorau erioed. Bu ar frig Siart Albymau Prydain am 27 wythnos ac yn rhif un yn yr Unol Daleithiau am 15 wythnos. Enillodd bedair Gwobr Grammy yn 1968, gan gynnwys Albwm y Flwyddyn, yr LP roc gyntaf i ennill yr anrhydedd honno.

Mae Pepperland yn cynnwys sgôr wreiddiol gan y cyfansoddwr Ethan Iverson, sy’n dwyn ysbrydoliaeth gan rai o ganeuon bytholwyrdd yr albwm: Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band; With a Little Help From My Friends; A Day in the Life; When I’m Sixty-Four; Within You Without You; a Penny Lane. Bydd trefniannau newydd Iverson o’r traciau gwreiddiol yn cael eu perfformio’n fyw gan Ensemble Cerddoriaeth MMDG – grŵp cerddoriaeth siambr unigryw Pepperland – yn ogystal â chwe darn gwreiddiol sy’n cyd-fynd yn hyfryd â dealltwriaeth Morris o arddulliau cerddorol clasurol allegro, scherzo, adagio, a’r blŵs.

Bydd Mark Morris Dance Group’s Pepperland yng Nghanolfan Mileniwm Cymru rhwng 12 a 13 Ebrill 2019



SIOE NEWYDD – DR DOOLITTLE

Bydd y cynhyrchiad newydd yma o Doctor Dolittle, gyda llyfr, cerddoriaeth a geiriau gan Leslie Bricusse, yn rhan o ddathliadau hanner can mlwyddiant y ffilm wreiddiol gyda Rex Harrison, a bydd yr un caneuon i’w clywed, gan gynnwys Talk To The Animals a enillodd Wobr Academy. Mae’r llyfr wedi’i ailwampio gan Leslie Bricusse ar gyfer y cynhyrchiad newydd yma a gaiff ei gyfarwyddo gan Christopher Renshaw ac sy’n cynnwys pypedwaith gweledol drawiadol.

Mae’r Doctor Dolittle hynod yn cychwyn ar antur anhygoel i ganfod y Falwen Fôr Fawr Binc sy’n dal cyfrinach bywyd ac sy’n gwneud y byd yn lle mwy llawen. Gyda chymorth ei gyfeillion dynol a chybolfa liwgar o anifeiliaid ecsotig, gan gynnwys y Pushmi-Pullyu a’r cyfaill ffyddlon, Polynesia’r parot, mae’r cymeriad a hanner Doctor Dolittle yn rhoi gwers i ni am bwysigrwydd nid yn unig siarad â’r anifeiliaid ond gwrando arnyn nhw hefyd!

Bydd Doctor Doolittle yng Nghanolfan Mileniwm Cymru rhwng 6 ac 17 Awst 2019



SIOE NEWYDD – THE FULL MONTY

Mae The Full Monty yn un o’r ffilmiau Prydeinig mwyaf llwyddiannus erioed ac mae drama lwyfan The Full Monty wedi dod yn un o’r cynyrchiadau theatraidd mwyaf hefyd, gan ennill Gwobr Theatr Prydain am y Cynhyrchiad Gorau Ar Daith.

Fe wnaeth y cynhyrchiad “Chuffing Brilliant” yma, am chwe gweithiwr dur tlawd di-waith o Sheffield heb ddim byd i’w golli, argraff fawr pan ymddangosodd, ac mae wedi dod yn un o sioeau mwyaf llwyddiannus gwledydd Prydain.

Yn seiliedig ar y ffilm hynod boblogaidd ac wedi’i haddasu ar gyfer y llwyfan gan awdur sydd wedi ennill Oscar, sef Simon Beaufoy, mae’r cynhyrchiad doniol a theimladwy yma wedi codi’r gynulleidfa i’w traed bob nos ac wedi ennill gwobr fawreddog, sef Gwobr Theatr Prydain.

Gyda Gary Lucy sydd wedi rhoi ei stamp unigryw ar Gaz, a chast o sêr gan gynnwys Andrew Dunn, Louis Emerick, Joe Gill, Kai Owen a James Redmond, gyda chaneuon gan Donna Summer, Hot Chocolate a Tom Jones, mae’n rhaid i chi… ollwng popeth ac archebu heddiw!

Bydd The Full Monty yng Nghanolfan Mileniwm Cymru rhwng 11 ac 16 Mawrth 2019


SIOE NEWYDD – ANNIE

Yn syth o’r West End, daw Annie yn ôl i Gaerdydd. Bydd yr ‘atgyfodiad gorchestol’ yma (The Times) yn dod i’r Ganolfan yn haf 2019.

Mewn sioe sydd wedi’i gosod yn Efrog Newydd yn ystod dirwasgiad y tridegau, mae Annie fach ddewr yn byw bywyd digalon yng nghartref plant amddifad Miss Hannigan. Mae ei lwc yn newid yn fuan pan gaiff ei dewis i dreulio Nadolig rhamantaidd gyda’r biliwnydd enwog, Oliver Warbucks. Yn y cyfamser, mae gan y Miss Hannigan sbeitlyd syniadau eraill, ac mae’n cychwyn ar gynllun i ddifetha ymdrechion Annie i ganfod ei theulu go iawn...

Gyda llyfr a sgôr sydd wedi ennill gwobrau Tony®, gan gynnwys y caneuon bythgofiadwy It's The Hard-Knock Life, Easy Street, I Don't Need Anything But You a Tomorrow, gallwch fetio eich doler olaf y byddwch chi wrth eich bodd!

Bydd Annie yng Nghanolfan Mileniwm Cymru rhwng 19 Awst – 30 Awst 2019


SIOEAU NEWYDD- OPERA CENEDLAETHOL CYMRU TYMOR YR HYDREF 2018

WAR AND PEACE
Yn seiliedig ar nofel Leo Tolstoy, mae naratif War and Peace yn dilyn trallodion cymdeithas Rwsia wrth i Napoleon agosáu at ffiniau'r wlad. Maer Natasha afieithus a'i dyweddi Andrei yn gweld eu cariad ifanc yn cael ei herio gan demtasiwn, tra bod Pierre, bonheddwr idealistig eisiau newid bywyd yn Rwsia er gwell. Wrth i dynged y tri ymblethu yn ystod ymosodiad 1812, maen nhw'n darganfod bod eu straeon yn datblygu yn ystod cyfnod pan fyddai bywyd yn Rwsia yn newid am byth.
Yng Nghanolfan Mileniwm Cymru rhwng 15 Medi - 29 Medi 2018

LA TRAVIATA
Mae Alfredo, wedi disgyn dros ei ben a’i glustiau mewn cariad gyda'r butain llys Violetta, er mawr siom i’w dad, Germont. Heb yr un geiniog ac yn ofni y bydd hi'n marw’n fuan, mae Violetta yn cytuno i adael Alfredo am ei bod yn credu mai dyma sydd orau iddo. Dim ond pan mae’n clywed bod Violetta ar ei gwely angau y mae Germont yn sylweddoli ei fod wedi gwneud camgymeriad, ac yn cyfaddef popeth i Alfredo. Ond ydi hi’n rhy hwyr?
Yng Nghanolfan Mileniwm Cymru rhwng 21 Medi - 06 Hydref 2018

LA CENERENTOLA
Addasiad hyfryd Rossini o Sinderela, gydag ambell i dro annisgwyl ar hyd y ffordd. Mae’r Angelina garedig (Sinderela) yn cael ei gorfodi i sgwrio’r lloriau gan ei llystad mileinig, tra bod ei chwiorydd hyll yn paratoi i fynd i ddawns fawreddog y Tywysog yn y palas. Wrth i Angelina freuddwydio am fywyd gwell mae hi'n cael ymweliad gan hen gardotyn dirgel. Mae'n dweud wrthi y bydd hi’n mynd i’r ddawns, ac y bydd hi hefyd yn cael ei gwobrwyo am ei chalon garedig. Fydd hi'n byw'n hapus am byth tybed?
Yng Nghanolfan Mileniwm Cymru rhwng 05 Hydref - 07 Hydref 2018


YN DOD YN FUAN…

SUMMER HOLIDAY – Mae’r ffilm eiconig o’r chwedegau gyda Cliff Richard wedi’i throi yn sioe gerdd siriol y flwyddyn, gan ddod â cherddoriaeth, chwerthin a hwyl i’r llwyfan fel un o’r sioeau cerdd mwyaf hapus eto. Ray Quinn sy’n serennu fel Don (sef rhan Cliff yn y ffilm wreiddiol) sy’n mynd ar drip ar fws gyda’r bois i Baris, yr Alpau, yr Eidal a Gwlad Groeg, yn chwilio am amser da a haf i’w gofio.
14 Awst – 18 Awst 2018

LET IT BE – Cyfle i brofi cerddoriaeth eiconig y Beatles gyda Let It Be, y cyngerdd newydd ysblennydd sy’n llawn o oreuon y Beatles, dros 40 ohonynt! Dyma ddathliad o fand roc a rôl gorau’r byd sy’n dod yn syth o’r West End.
21 Awst – 25 Awst 2018

EVITA – Yn dilyn ei chynyrchiadau poblogaidd yn West End Llundain, bydd cynhyrchiad Bill Kenwright o Evita Andrew Lloyd Webber a Tim Rice yn cyffroi cynulleidfaoedd o gwmpas gwledydd Prydain unwaith eto. Mae’r sioe yn adrodd hanes Eva Peron, gwraig cyn unben Ariannin Juan Peron, ac yn dilyn taith Eva o’i dechreuadau di-nod i gyfoeth, grym a statws eiconig a arweiniodd yn y pen draw i bobl Ariannin ei galw’n ‘arweinydd ysbrydol y genedl’.
28 Awst – 1 Medi 2018

Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru – calon ein diwylliant – cerddoriaeth, llenyddiaeth, dawns, drama a llawer mwy. Ymunwch â ni i ddathlu popeth Cymraeg am gyfnod o wythnos ym Mae Caerdydd wrth i’r Eisteddfod Genedlaethol ddod i’r brifddinas. 3-11 Awst
http://www.wmc.org.uk/WhatsOn/eisteddfod/?lang=cy-GB


NEWYDDION BYRION …

Cymeriadau Roald Dahl yn codi o’r tudalennau ac yn ymddangos o gwmpas y Ganolfan

Wedi’u creu yn wreiddiol gan Gwmni Straeon Roald Dahl Ltd a LEGO® i ddathlu Diwrnod Roald Dahl yn 2017, mae chwech o blant mwyaf hoffus Roald Dahl wedi’u troi yn gerfluniau LEGO® bendigedig. Bydd Charlie, James, George, Sophie a Billy yn ymddangos gyda’i gilydd mewn un lle am y tro cyntaf, a bydd Matilda yn ymuno â nhw o 4 Rhagfyr 2018 ymlaen i gyd-fynd â sioe Cwmni Brenhinol Shakespeare Matilda The Musical.

Cyd-gynhyrchiad gan Carys Eleri a Chanolfan Mileniwm Cymru i chwarae yng Ngŵyl Ymylon Caeredin

Sioe un fenyw yn cyfuno cerddoriaeth, gwyddoniaeth a chomedi yw Lovecraft (Not the Sex Shop in Cardiff), wedi’i hysgrifennu gan yr actores amryddawn Carys Eleri i archwilio’r niwrowyddoniaeth y tu ôl i gariad ac unigrwydd.

Drwy gyfres o fonologau doniol, teimladwy a chiaidd o onest, caneuon chwerthinllyd (The Love Monger, Space and Time, Tit Montage) ac animeiddiadau, mae Carys yn tynnu ar brofiadau personol a’i diddordeb yn y niwrowyddoniaeth sydd y tu ôl i gariad, er mwyn rhannu’r hyn mae hi wedi’i ddysgu am wyddoniaeth cariad ac unigrwydd, pam ei fod yn ein gyrru ni’n wallgof a pham mai cwtsho yw’r ateb (mae e i gyd yn yr ocsitosin bois!)

Comisiynwyd y cynhyrchiad ar gyfer Gŵyl y Llais yng Nghanolfan Mileniwm Cymru.

Bydd Lovecraft (Not the Sex Shop in Cardiff) yn Theatr Summerhall, Caeredin Awst 1, 3-5, 7-12, 14-19, 21-26.



Wales Millennium Centre  
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Rhian Richards
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