Theatre in Wales

Theatre, dance and performance reviews - read 7,181,235 times...

Reviews

We regularly commission our team of experienced writers to write exclusive reviews of Welsh productions and performances by outside companies in Wales for the web site, as well as reproducing items that have appeared in other sources. We also review selected productions in the rest of the UK where they have a relevance to the theatre sector in Wales

reviews 1 to 25 of 4213
next
next 25 reviews
last
oldest 25 reviews
review of What Did Jack Do?  ; click here to read the full review

A twisted, Noir delight from the master of surrealist cinema, now on Netflix.
What Did Jack Do?
Starring: David Lynch, Emily Stofle, Toototabon & the voice of ‘Jack Cruz’. at Netflix
reviewed by James Ellis, February-18-20
read 28 times

review of The Marriage of Figaro ; click here to read the full review

Go to the opera and have a good laugh!
The Marriage of Figaro
Welsh National Opera at Wales Millennium Centre
reviewed by Michael Kelligan , February-16-20
read 43 times

review of Summing It Up ; click here to read the full review

Geography Determines the Arts
Summing It Up
The Things That Matter at the Arts of Wales
reviewed by Adam Somerset, February-16-20
read 42 times

review of Fascinating Aïda  ; click here to read the full review

A joyful night of laughter & tears, from this eternal cabaret trio.
Fascinating Aïda
Fascinating Aïda: Dillie Keane, Adèle Anderson, Liza Pulman & Michael Roulston, at St David’s Hall,
reviewed by James Ellis, February-15-20
read 32 times

review of Les Vêpres Siciliennes ; click here to read the full review

Heartfelt performances from everyone.
Les Vêpres Siciliennes
Welsh National Opera at Wales Millennium Centre
reviewed by Michael Kelligan , February-15-20
read 17 times

review of Mr Jones ; click here to read the full review

In an absorbing & upsetting film, James Norton plays the Welsh journalist who discovers the Holodomor, a forgotten genocide in Stalin’s Ukraine.
Mr Jones
Director: Agnieszka Holland at Chapter
reviewed by James Ellis, February-11-20
read 45 times

review of Why Homemade Theatre Matters ; click here to read the full review

Boosting Writers and Writing: North
Why Homemade Theatre Matters
Drama of and for Wales at Theatr Clwyd 2020
reviewed by Adam Somerset, February-11-20
read 78 times

review of Why Homemade Theatre Matters ; click here to read the full review

Boosting Writers and Writing: South
Why Homemade Theatre Matters
Drama of and for Wales at Sherman Theatre 2020
reviewed by Adam Somerset, February-10-20
read 61 times

review of At Theatr Clwyd ; click here to read the full review

Remembering the Productions
At Theatr Clwyd
Terry Hands Directing at Theatr Clwyd
reviewed by Adam Somerset, February-08-20
read 55 times

review of In Memory ; click here to read the full review

A Great Director Who Left Our Theatre Infinitely Richer Than He Found It
In Memory
Terry Hands at Theatre of Wales and England
reviewed by Adam Somerset, February-06-20
read 59 times

review of Theatre: the Talk in England ; click here to read the full review

A Frank Talk About Cash
Theatre: the Talk in England
Freelance Director Life at Theatre
reviewed by Adam Somerset, February-03-20
read 76 times

review of Charles Ives, Philip Glass & Igor Stravinsky  ; click here to read the full review

Varied Concert of Ives, Glass & Stravinsky
Charles Ives, Philip Glass & Igor Stravinsky
London Orchestra da Camera, Crouch End Festival Chorus & Inner Voices, at Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre,
reviewed by James Ellis, February-02-20
read 54 times

review of Turning Points: Kagel ; click here to read the full review

Fun & games with the London Sinfonietta, in a concert filled with the rarely heard music of Mauricio Kagel
Turning Points: Kagel
London Sinfonietta & students from the University of Sussex, , at Kings Place
reviewed by James Ellis, February-01-20
read 112 times

review of BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artists 20th Anniversary Celebration ; click here to read the full review

German lieder stays strong at Wigmore Hall.
BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artists 20th Anniversary Celebration
Fatma Said, Catriona Morison, Alessandro Fisher, Benjamin Appl, Katherine Spencer, Eivind Ringstad & Joseph Middelton, Wigmore Hall, February-1-2020 at
reviewed by James Ellis, February-01-20
read 77 times

review of Takasago & Between the Stones  ; click here to read the full review

Stunning Noh Theatre, Both Old and New
Takasago & Between the Stones
Unancio, Jannette Cheong & Richard Emmert, at Purcell Room, Southbank Centre
reviewed by James Ellis, January-31-20
read 61 times

review of In Memory ; click here to read the full review

An Inspirational and Charismatic Leader
In Memory
Sybil Crouch Remembered at The Arts of Wales
reviewed by Adam Somerset, January-28-20
read 309 times

review of Holocaust  ; click here to read the full review

Soul-piercing Reading of Simple and Monumental Poetry.
Holocaust
Mike Pearson, John Rowley & Rhodri Davies, at Chapter
reviewed by James Ellis, January-27-20
read 147 times

review of On Criticism & Critics ; click here to read the full review

Who Speaks for Art?
On Criticism & Critics
Two Arts Review Programmes at BBC Radio Wales & Network
reviewed by Adam Somerset, January-25-20
read 75 times

review of Peter Pan ; click here to read the full review

Ever Young
Peter Pan
The Wardens at Aberystwyth Arts Centre
reviewed by Adam Somerset, January-21-20
read 378 times

review of Radio Arts Feature ; click here to read the full review

2019 Arts Retrospective: High Confidence & Character
Radio Arts Feature
The Review of the Year Show at BBC Radio Wales
reviewed by Adam Somerset, January-18-20
read 133 times

review of Peter Pan ; click here to read the full review

A bastion of traditional festive entertainment in Ceredigion
Peter Pan
The Aberystwyth Wardens at Aberystwyth Arts Centre
reviewed by Alan Rock, January-14-20
read 836 times

review of  A Journey to Vienna  ; click here to read the full review

Mary Elizabeth Williams sparkles in WNO concert filled with Viennese delights.
A Journey to Vienna
Orchestra of Welsh National Opera at The Riverfront, Newport,
reviewed by James Ellis, January-14-20
read 121 times

review of On Criticism & Critics ; click here to read the full review

Lessons from a Critical Year
On Criticism & Critics
My Critical 2019 at Theatre in Wales
reviewed by Adam Somerset, January-12-20
read 100 times

review of The King and I ; click here to read the full review

“Whistle a Happy Tune”
The King and I
The Lincoln Center – New York at Wales Millennium Centre
reviewed by Michael Kelligan , January-09-20
read 87 times

review of My Year of Theatre ; click here to read the full review

Theatre Matters Over the Border
My Year of Theatre
Drama, Comedy, Musicals at Theatre Beyond Wales in 2019
reviewed by Adam Somerset, January-05-20
read 144 times

 

Privacy Policy | Contact Us | ©2006 keith morris / red snapperr web designs / keith@artx.co.uk