Theatre in Wales

Plays and dance productions in Wales since 1982...

Charles Way

 

We have information on 17 plays by Charles Way . Click on the play name to access any reviews in out archive. Click on the company's name to read their details on this web site

 

The man who walked through walls First presented in 2011
by Theatr Powys

synopsis:
Montmartre, Paris.  The Age of Jazz.

Monsieur Dutilleul is an ordinary man; a man of habit living an entirely unremarkable life; until that is,  he discovers his remarkable power, the ability to walk through walls.

A poignant comedy ensues as Dutilleul transforms, becoming the fabulous burglar ‘The Lone Wolf’.  Will newfound celebrity offer fulfillment?  Only when he finds he can love and be loved does he question the walls he has built around himself.

Missing First presented in 2009
by Theatr Iolo

synopsis:
A gripping story of a brother desperately searching for his missing sister in a sinister world of deceit and unknown peril.  It is a modern day fairytale about two poor children surviving desperate circumstances through a rich mix of imaginative power, loyalty, love and sheer cunning.

The Tinderbox First presented in 2002
by Gwent Young People’s Theatre (formerly Gwent Theatre)

synopsis:
THE TINDERBOX is a strange and haunting tale of a young soldier who has nothing in the world but his good looks, but after a dramatic encounter with a witch and some very odd dogs he becomes wealthy beyond his wildest dreams. How does he cope? Will his wealth help him secure the happiness and love he has desired so long? THE TINDERBOX is a humorous and moving journey from ignorance to enlightenment. A story as old as the hills but a story for our times. A love story, always highly theatrical, told with music and engaging imagery.

Ill Met by Moonlight First presented in 2001
by Hijinx Theatre

synopsis:
Revival of the 1995 production; music by Paula Gardiner.
"A play that celebrates love's magical ability to overcome seemingly insurmountable obstacles"

Cinderella First presented in 2000
by Theatr Powys

synopsis:
Actors & Actresses featured were Daniel Lawrence, Emyr Bell, Ian Yeoman, Kathryn Hodges, Olwen Medi

Summary
Cinderella is a journey from sickness to health, from darkness to light. It's all about the transforming power of music and light. A traditional interpretation of a magical fairy story for all ages.

In Living Memory First presented in 2000
by Gwent Young People’s Theatre (formerly Gwent Theatre)

synopsis:
‘In Living Memory’ is a play about change, loss and renewal as experienced by succeeding generations in a Welsh mining community and tells the story of a family whose lives span the greater part of the twentieth century.

Using a whole range of creative art forms this project generated opportunities for young people to reflect on the past, address the present and imagine what the future might hold for the youth of today.

Secret Seven Save the World First presented in 1999
by Sherman Theatre Company
A Spell of Cold Weather First presented in 1999
by Gwent Young People’s Theatre (formerly Gwent Theatre)
The Dovemaiden First presented in 1996
by Hijinx Theatre

synopsis:
Directed by Jamie Garven

The Dove Maiden First presented in 1996
by Hijinx Theatre
A Spell of Cold Weather First presented in 1995
by Sherman Theatre Company
Ill met by Moonlight First presented in 1994
by Hijinx Theatre
Dead man's Hat First presented in 1994
by Gwent Young People’s Theatre (formerly Gwent Theatre)
Y Dilyw First presented in 1993
by Gwent Young People’s Theatre (formerly Gwent Theatre)
In The Bleak Midwinter First presented in 1993
by Hijinx Theatre
The Flood First presented in 1990
by Theatr Iolo

synopsis:
Chris Wallis commissioned this play from Charlie Wayfor performance at the Unicorn Theatre for Children in 1987.
They gave the first performance.

The Theatr Iolo performance was the first in Wales

The Search for Odysseus First presented in
by Made in Wales

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