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06 Jun 2017
Mobile Beauty Parlour – With A Difference - Open for Summer Pampering “Mirror Mirror leaves plenty to reflect on” Children’s Theatre Reviews “There are good theatre companies, and there are great theatre companies. There are great theatre companies, and there is Oily Cart...they never fail to surprise me.” Lyn Gardner, The Guardian Mud packs, make-up brushes and mirrors are at the ready for a...
03 Jun 2017
Calling all talented singers! MTJ Productions are looking for aspiring musical theatre performers to join the already star-studded cast of ‘West End Story’. The performance which takes place at Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn on July 8 features performers such as James Humphreys (Opera Boys) Rebecca Eastham, (Emmerdale), Laura Coard, (Nancy in Oliver), CiCi Howells (Saturday Night Fever) and other...
22 Mar 2017
A student from Shrewsbury Sixth Form College aims to raise money in aid of the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA) through a theatrical challenge. Andrew Farrow, 17, from Shrewsbury has created ‘The Bald or Bald Cap Challenge’ as a result of his role as Uncle Fester in the MADA (Music and Dramatic Arts) performance of The Addams Family later this month. He said: “Uncle Fester in The Addams...
16 Jan 2017
  Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury │ Saturday 4 February │ 2.30pm & 7.30pm As part of an extensive UK tour, which has attracted praise from critics and audiences alike, The Tommy Cooper Show returns by popular demand to Shrewsbury's Theatre Severn. Joined by a superb supporting cast, Blood Brothers and West End star Daniel Taylor embodies the comedy icon, complete with Tommy's distinct brand of...
06 Sep 2016
West End’s ‘Wicked’ star, Kane Oliver Parry, joined Performing Arts Students at Shrewsbury College today for an awe-inspiring workshop. Kane recently concluded his run in the West End production of Wicked, covering the role of Fiyero. He joined students on Tuesday 6 September to give them an insight into the Performing Arts industry. The workshop consisted of a highly energetic musical number...
11 May 2016
Young hopefuls showed judges what they were made of in the hopes of joining the line-up of an upcoming show packed with musical entertainment. About 50 talented youngsters, aged between 16 and 21 years old, turned up to audition for a place in the ensemble that will support the leading performers in the star-studded West End Story, which will be coming to Theatre Severn in Shrewsbury on July 1st...
24 Apr 2016
Calling all talented singers! MTJ Productions are looking for aspiring musical theatre performers to join the already star-studded cast of ‘West End Story’. The performance which takes place at Shrewsbury’s Theatre Severn on July 1st features performers such as Alex Reid, former Celebrity Big Brother winner, West End singer Cici Howells, Trinity Theatre’s Nancy Laura Coard, Lucy Edge and other...
18 Apr 2016
The Hive, an arts charity and venue in Shrewsbury working with young people and children across the County has won What’s On Readers’ Award for Best Small Theatre/Arts Venue in Shropshire. The Hive has been running as a venue for over 10 years and hosts weekly events including frequent gigs by internationally renowned musicians, film screenings and creative activities for children & young...
02 Apr 2016
Celebrity personality Alex Reid will be making a special appearance in one of the county's top theatre venues as part of a night of star spangled entertainment. The Celebrity Big Brother winner will be at Theatre Severn in Shrewsbury this summer as he takes on the role of compere in a musical theatre-themed show 'West End Story' produced by Shropshire performer Michael Jenkins. Despite it being...
16 Mar 2016
To commemorate 400 years since the passing of arguably the greatest play wright of all time, a Shrewsbury restaurant is hosting an evening of special food, drink and entertainment in honour of William Shakespeare. The Drapers Hall Shakespeare Banquet will be held on 23 April, the date of his birth and death. The six course menu will be based on medieval fayre such as squire’s broth of vegetables...
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