Today has been a long time coming. By some of my own estimates this is really what I should have been doing since 20 July 2015, the day after I published a blog post boldly, somewhat naively, titled Manifesto for better theatre websites stating that the ability for each arts
Originally published by The Space on 14 July 2015.
“Edinburgh is the undisputed world leader as a festival city,” begins the second Thundering Hooves report. Well that’ll bring a collective sigh of relief to the group of 12 of the city’s festivals and their partners who commissioned it.
tl;dr Theatre websites are broken, and I want to fix them with my new project. I have struggled to get an affordable portfolio Wordpress theme with no customisation to properly represent my work and I see the same for small theatre companies and individual theatre makers across the performing
Originally published by The Space on 17 February 2015.
Who knows what they must think, the people who live in the flats we are staring at from a tiny lane at the back of St Bart's Hospital. We are just the latest in a long line of headphone-wearing observers, standing
Originally published by Whatsonstage.com on 23 May 2011.
Regent's Park Open Air Theatre opens its new season on 25 May (previews from 19 May 2011) with Nigel Williams' adaptation of Lord of the Flies. Based on William Golding’s novel, the production is helmed by the Open Air's artistic
Originally published by Whatsonstage.com on 23 January 2012.
Gay Soper, whose extensive West End musical credit include The Canterbury Tales, Godspell, Billy, Side By Side By Sondheim, The Mitford Girls, Les Miserables, The Rink, Which Witch and Salad Days, takes over the role of Berthe in the Menier Chocolate
Originally published by Whatsonstage.com on 28 November 2010.
Officially reopened after chops and changes anonymously implemented by Bill Kenwright, Love Never Dies is very much a sequel to the original Phantom of the Opera, audiences expected to understand the love triangle of the original with little prompting - now
Originally published by Whatsonstage.com on 15 August 2011.
Crazy For You opened at the Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park last week (8 August, previews from 28 July 2011) reuniting artistic director Timothy Sheader with the multi-award winning creative team behind last year's Hello, Dolly! - choreographer Stephen Mear and
Originally published by Whatsonstage.com on 5 September 2011.
Handspring Puppet Company, creators of multi-award winning War Horse bring their critically acclaimed 1992 production Woyzeck on the Highveld to the Barbican from 6 to 10 September 2011 as part of a UK and European tour.
Woyzeck combines Handspring’s trademark
Originally published by Whatsonstage.com on 1 February 2012.
Theatre productions don't gain "cult" followings. Aside from the monolithic long-runners, most shows aren't around long enough to be discovered by hardcore devotees and treasured for the longterm in the way that much-loved films are down the ages.
We get fleeting