Matthew Bourne’s Romeo + Juliet: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Review

Brett Morris describes Prokofiev’s ballet score for Romeo and Juliet as “arguably the greatest romantic ballet score of the 20th century”. Matthew Bourne, on the other hand, has chosen to emphasise the tragedy of Shakespeare’s classic love story as he supplants the tale from fair Verona into an institution in the not too distant future.Continue reading “Matthew Bourne’s Romeo + Juliet: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Review”

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Orbit Theatre: Shrek, ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Review

Cardiff’s number one amateur company are back in the New Theatre for half term with Shrek: The Musical to take you on a magical fairytale adventure. The show, based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks film of the same name, follows the ogre Shrek on a quest to get his swamp, and the peace and quiet thatContinue reading “Orbit Theatre: Shrek, ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Review”

Rebus: Long Shadows ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Review

Ian Rankin’s long-standing detective John Rebus made his first print appearence in 1987 and is now coming to the stage in an exclusive all-new story. Both Rankin and Rona Munro have worked on this new story to bring it to the stage and have ensured to continue the ageing of Rebus in real time. However,Continue reading “Rebus: Long Shadows ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Review”

Rock of Ages: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Review

The sunset strip is currently making its way across the UK! After seeing a really well-done amateur production of Rock of Ages in Newport a few years ago, I’ve always wanted to see a professional production to see what it’s like. I was even more excited to see it come to Cardiff’s New Theatre duringContinue reading “Rock of Ages: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Review”

Murder for Two: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Review

As the debut work of Joe Kinosian (music and book) and Kellen Blair (lyrics and book), Murder for Two promises a night of comedic entertainment during which two actors portray a cast of 13 characters, all of whom are entangled in a murder mystery, whilst playing the piano. I had never heard of this show beforeContinue reading “Murder for Two: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Review”