Theatre

Goodnight, Sweet Prince, I Sing Thee to Thy Well-Deserved Rest!

Goodnight, Sweet Prince, I Sing Thee to Thy Well-Deserved Rest!

Aberystwyth News, Arts, Events, Theatre April 18, 2018 at 11:01 am Comments

A tragic story of loss, family and madness that has stunned and captured audiences since its conception, Hamlet is a difficult play for an actor or director to contend with. The complexities of each character andRead More

Curtain Call Set to Light Up the Stage

Curtain Call Set to Light Up the Stage

Arts, Interviews, Societies, Students' Union News, Theatre February 22, 2018 at 10:51 am Comments

Between the 23rd and 25th of February, the Curtain Call Musical Theatre Society will be performing their latest production, 9 to 5. The play, based on a 1980 hit movie of the same name, is aRead More

The original poster for the production

Such Combinations Love Sustains – A Triumphant Performance

Arts, News, Societies, Theatre February 13, 2018 at 5:38 pm Comments

Forever intrigued by the work of the rising stars of this generation, I decided to accept my invitation to see The Broad-ways Theatre and Film Society’s production entitled, Such Combinations Love Sustains. This was a playRead More

Shakespeare’s ‘As You Like It’ Monologue Written from a Female Perspective

Shakespeare’s ‘As You Like It’ Monologue Written from a Female Perspective

Arts, ASM, Books, Creative Writing, Editors' Pick, Theatre December 12, 2017 at 2:58 pm Comments

This is a response to the original monologue in Shakespeare’s “As You Like It”, from a female respective.   Original monologue:   “All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players; TheyRead More

‘Anyone Can Make a Difference’ – An Interview with No Boundaries Theatre Company

‘Anyone Can Make a Difference’ – An Interview with No Boundaries Theatre Company

Arts, Theatre February 27, 2017 at 7:40 am Comments

WHEN IT COMES to high-quality theatre, Aberystwyth’s Arad Goch has already had a fantastic 2017, with all kinds of exciting productions on display. However, even amongst such an exciting line-up, Golf Course War Machine – a one-womanRead More

William Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus – A Bloody, Dystopian Thrill-Ride

William Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus – A Bloody, Dystopian Thrill-Ride

Arts, Theatre February 3, 2017 at 5:57 pm Comments

IT’S FAIR TO say that, in terms of renown, Titus Andronicus does not rate highly on the list of Shakespeare’s plays. Indeed, in contrast to the precise, air-tight later tragedies that keep him at the forefront ofRead More

Upcoming Productions at Arad Goch

Upcoming Productions at Arad Goch

Arts, Theatre January 27, 2017 at 9:42 pm Comments

Titus Andronicus: Feb 2nd – 4th Our story begins 70 years after a post-apocalyptic nuclear war. The late emperors sons; Saturninus, and Bassianus, are competing for the throne. Our protagonist, Titus Andronicus, is chosen by the people ofRead More

Action Hero – ‘Wrecking Ball’ Review

Action Hero – ‘Wrecking Ball’ Review

Arts, Theatre December 5, 2016 at 10:55 am Comments

THEATRE HAS ALWAYS had the power to present pertinent issues in interesting ways. It is fitting, therefore, that Action Hero’s Wrecking Ball – a piece which explores how images can be constructed or altered from one person to anotherRead More

Action Hero: Gemma Paintin Interview

Action Hero: Gemma Paintin Interview

Arts, Theatre November 27, 2016 at 10:59 am Comments

GEMMA PAINTIN IS a member of Action Hero, a theatrical collaboration between herself and James Stenhouse. I recently talked to her about her journey with Action Hero, their creative process and what audiences can expect fromRead More

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: A Dissection of the Happy Ending (Review)

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: A Dissection of the Happy Ending (Review)

Arts, Theatre September 26, 2016 at 7:48 pm Comments

I HAVE ALWAYS hated the epilogue in Deathly Hallows. No, no, you don’t understand, I hate the epilogue in Deathly Hallows to the point where I used to sit in bed sometimes, unable to sleep, thinking aboutRead More