The Exorcist, Birmingham Rep: Pazuzu, king of the demons of the wind,
Mara, Apophis, Mephistopheles, Beelzebub, Lucifer, Prince of
Darkness, Shaitan, the devil . . . all the people of the earth
have their demons.
Million Dollar Quartet,
Birmingham Hippodrome: When the cast are
having a ball on stage it soon becomes infectious and from the
off feet are tapping, memories stirring and smiles widening as
the audience join in the party.
The Weir, Circle Players,
Aldridge: There is not a lot for lonely
old blokes to do in the backwaters of rural Ireland except go to
the pub, talk and tell tall tales, particularly when the German
tourists are not around.
A tale of two cities,
Wolverhampton Grand: Forget any memories
of force fed Dickens badly taught from dog eared tomes at
school, this is a rip roaring adventure tale of revolution,
romance and redemption.
Blood Brothers, Birmingham
Willy Russells’ simple but endearing
musical of twins separated at birth shows little sign of slowing
To kill a mockingbird, Swan Theatre Amateru Company,
Worcester: Harper Lee's chronicle of
prejudice and small town life
in rural Alabama became an American classic almost as soon as the ink
was dry on the page.
The Tempest, Birmingham Royal
Ballet, Birmingham Hippodrome: There is
probably a good reason why there has never been a full length
ballet of The Tempest – it is a near impossible tale to tell in
dance bereft of Shakespeare’s masterful words.
A CHANCE to help the Arras without it costing a penny
Actor Samuel West make a heartfelt plea to save funding for
Bintley's new ballet, The Tempest, has its world premiere on 1
October at Birmingham Hippodrome
Cape Town Opera's celebrated Mandela Trilogy arrives at
Birmingham Hippodrome on 20 September and Elizabeth Halpin has
been to the Royal Festival Hall to see what is in store.
announces the line-up for its 2016 antomime, Dick Whittington.
has announced its new season for Autumn and Winter this year.