Theatre

Carrie The Musical: A Review

Carrie the Musical, Stephen King’s novel arranged for the stage, follows a sheltered teenage girl’s journey through bullying and discovering her powers of telekinesis. What I love most about musical versions of stories is what the songs reveal about characters often represented in silence in film adaptations....

1984: Reimagined On Stage

1984 may be many things but it is not a love story. There is no happy ending. It may feature love, hope, and rebellion but it is not a tale that leaves you satisfied and warm-hearted. 1984 is not enjoyable, at least in the sense of ‘joy’. 1984,...

The Merry Widow: A Rom-Com Opera

Opera is a diverse and captivating genre. It often gets a bad reputation as mere melodrama but opera needs to be experienced to be understood. There’s no way of understanding the depths of a novel without cracking open the book and, with opera, you really need to...

The Illusionists: You Won’t Believe Your Eyes

Arriving in Crown Theatre this week, is the spectacular and mind blowing magic sensation The Illusionists.  Having shattered box office records around the world, The Illusionists – Direct from Broadway will be performing in Crown Theatre.  The Illusionists are comprised of seven incredibly talented individuals, each with...