Manchester-based stage company meets Prince Charles after Redhouse Arts Centre restoration

On Friday 28th February, HRH Prince Charles attended the newly restored Town Hall in the Welsh town of Merthyr Tydfil. In anticipation of the grand St David’s Day opening, Prince Charles toured the restored Town Hall and met with the architects, project managers and community members involved in the extensive restoration.

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Everyman Theatre reopens with spectacular parade and light show

Liverpool’s Everyman Theatre celebrated its re-opening on Saturday 1 March with Lights Up, an illuminated parade of 300 lanterns and dozens of performers, attended by over 2,500 people. Travelling from the Playhouse to the newly renovated Everyman, the parade was created by Walk the Plank and The Lantern Company.

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Othello

“The jealous are possessed by the mad devil and a dull spirit at the same time.”
– Johann Kaspar Lavater.

Boy falls in love with girl.  Girl falls in love with boy.

Boy suspects girl of affair.  Girl doesn’t stand a chance.

Shakespeare’s tragic hero Othello, played by Amine Fourket, is led by Iago into a dark and twisted world of fear, anger and jealousy.  Collaborating with various artists to tell this well known thriller which deals with the darker side of love, Theatre By Numbers will use movement and an original musical score (created by Tom Woolsgrove) within the performance as we bear witness to the surreptitious plans of Iago, played by Andy Avery. Continue reading

Black Box Tales

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Theatre By Numbers presents a night of story-telling by some of the most exciting writers coming from the North West.

Charlie Mortimer is a North West Theatre Director who has been working with New Writing for Theatre since 2008.  Throughout that time she has worked with various new, and experienced, writers to bring their work from early drafts to full first productions.  Her theatre company Theatre By Numbers finds ways of creating, developing, engaging and producing new theatre for the North West. Continue reading

KorovaKlectic

Yep…it’s back again for this months outing. It’s KorovaKlectic,  Korova Arts Café & Bar’s electric, ecclectic mix of music, comedy, theatre, poetry and much more. Demonstrating all the different things this vibrant venue undertakes.All pulled together by guest MC’s Slap & Giggle, standing in for resident MC Kiri Pritchard-McLean.

 

Theatres in the North West come together to discuss the Creative Case for Diversity

As part of the North area Creative Case for Diversity work, Liverpool-based 20 Stories High were asked to organise and lead a series of seminars to enable National portfolio organisations to convene sector-led discussions around the programme. Continue reading

Programmes help young people find jobs in cultural sector

More than one million young people are currently unemployed yet some cultural and creative employers are finding it hard to recruit the employees they need. If young people are unable to enter the cultural sector then there is a risk of losing a generation of talent. Continue reading

Homotopia 2012 opens across Liverpool

Homotopia 2012, the international festival of queer arts and culture, opens on 30 October and runs until 30 November in venues across Liverpool with the theme of ‘Traditional Family Values’ celebrating and exploring ‘the family’ in all its queer diversity.

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Drawing on Much Ado

The Dukes Gallery, Moor Lane, Lancaster LA1 1QE

Invitation to exhibition preview – Tuesday 16 October, 6.00pm Demi-Paradise Productions are glad to continue our relationship with Lancaster’s professional producing house, The Dukes Theatre, i n showing the work of our artists in residence and compay photographer. Continue reading