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20 Jun 2018
Extra dates have been added to The Wightman Theatre Company’s production of Brief Lives by Patrick Garland. Following its run from Wednesday 06 to Saturday 16 June, the play will now also be showing from 26 June to 06 July. Directed by Beverly Baker, Brief Lives is a one-man play featuring John Aubrey; played by Adrian Monahan; a 17th-century Englishman who met and kept accounts of many of the...
29 May 2018
Tickets are now on sale for The Wightman Theatre Company’s (TWTC) forthcoming production of Brief Lives by Patrick Garland. Rescheduled from the beginning of May, the production is the third play to be staged at the Shrewsbury based theatre this year and runs from Wednesday 06 to Saturday 16 June.   Directed by Beverly Baker, Brief Lives is a one-man play featuring John Aubrey, a 17th-century...
19 Apr 2018
Tickets are now on sale for The Wightman Theatre Company’s forthcoming production of The Glass Menagerie. The production is the first of three professional plays to be staged at the Shrewsbury based theatre between now and the end of June and runs from Saturday 21 to Saturday 28 April. Written by Tennessee Williams and first premiered in 1944, The Glass Menagerie, which is set in pre-World War...
22 Nov 2017
A local playwright will be debuting a festive short play at the Arts Theatre in London’s West End this December. ‘Jesus, Mary & Jacob’s Crackers’ is a comedy written by Vicki Duckett that has been selected by Encompass Productions to be performed as part of their BARE ESSENTIALS showcase. This event is one of London's longest-running independent new writing nights which promotes emerging...
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...
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