Theatre Severn

20 Dec 2018
Sam Bradshaw Presents Santa’s Elves and the Shoemaker Walker Theatre 19th to 24th December (See Brochure For Matinees)   Just when one thought Mother Goose was the ultimate Christmas show one stumbles into another festive offering on at Theatre Severn and that is, Santa’s Elves and The Shoemaker. Believing one may be assaulted by screaming children and a show that creaks under the weight of all...
30 Nov 2018
Mother Goose Theatre Severn 28th November 2018-6th January 2019 (For Matinees check brochure) Take an oversized goose, a man in a frock, a narcissistic baddy, a flying fairy, a bevy of villagers and some hilarious one-liners, put them all together and you’re half way to creating the perfect pantomime. To complete the other half bring in Brad Fitt, Eric Smith, Victoria Mc.Cabe, Lisa Davina Phillip...
17 Nov 2018
Concord College A Celebration of Peace: Dance and Drama from around the World Theatre Severn 17 November 2018 Concord…..Meaning “Hearts Together.” (Miriam Webster) There are still some Salopians who don’t know about the fantastic work that takes place every day in the little village of Acton Burnell. Concord College is a school that, since 1949, when it was built in the sprit of the new found...
01 Nov 2018
To Have To Shoot Irish Men Walker Theatre 1st November 2018 Well what a mixed bag we have with this show, contrasting styles, conventions and design all went to give slightly less than one initially imagined. This Almanac Arts production of Lizzie Nunnery’s To Have To Shoot Irishmen, has taken hold of a period of Irish History, the Easter uprising of 1916 and contrasted and scrutinised the effect...
26 Oct 2018
My subject is War and the Pity of War - Wilfred Owen On Sunday 4 November, one hundred years to the day that Wilfred Owen was killed, Shrewsbury Bookfest in collaboration with St. Chad's Music Festival will present a very special concert at Theatre Severn in celebration of the life and work of Wilfred Owen. In the first half of the concert the Bookfest Remembers Choir, made up of schools and...
16 Oct 2018
Beyond the Barricade Theatre Severn 16th October 2018 Sorry Spandau Ballet fans, there was not a single note of that beautiful song, instead there was a mixed bag of songs from the shows, leading to their big finale piece taken of course from, Les Miserables. So who is, Beyond the Barricade? They are all former performers from the West End run of Les Miserables although the four vocalists visited...
25 Sep 2018
The Simon and Garfunkel Story Theatre Severn 25th September 2018   The most significant aspect of the peace loving Sixties was the fact that before and since the changes between the decades had been incremental at best but in truth barely noticeable. From the un-expectant wings on the stage of humanity the Sixties exploded like a rampant troubadour with its poetry, it’s peaceful doctrines and its...
07 Sep 2018
G4 Theatre Severn 7 September 2018 It was so long ago 2004 in fact when G4 burst onto our screens coming second on series two of X-Factor. In that time G4 have been busy splitting, reforming and sorting out new personnel. However having done that they brought us a new genre, that of Cross-over, offering up classic pop songs as classical music and classical music was given  the contemporary twist...
19 Jul 2018
Sasha Regan’s All Male Iolanthe Theatre Severn 19th July -21 July (Saturday Matinee 2.30pm) Well it would appear that Sasha Regan’s all male cast have done it again. After delighting Shrewsbury audiences a couple of years ago with HMS Pinnafore they have returned with Iolanthe. It is a theatrical delight. If you can imagine Iolanthe being predominately a love story it is hilarious to see the...
13 Jul 2018
Get Your Wigle On Whistle Down The Wind Theatre Severn Thurs 12th July to Saturday 14th (Saturday Matinee 2.30) It takes a very brave company and a confident cast to take on what is probably one of the lesser known musicals from the pen of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Whistle Down the Wind. Get your Wigle on again fulfilled their objectives and left a fair sized theatre audience happy and pleased as was...
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