Theatre

A Review of ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’, a Nomadic Players Production

A Review of ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’, a Nomadic Players Production

Arts, Events, Local, Opinion, Societies, Theatre February 7, 2019 at 12:00 pm Comments

I was fortunate enough to be given the opportunity to watch The Nomadic Players in a dress rehearsal performance of their current play, an adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest, ahead of theirRead More

A Glimpse Inside the Aberystwyth Student Performance of ‘The Body of [insert name here]’

A Glimpse Inside the Aberystwyth Student Performance of ‘The Body of [insert name here]’

Arts, Opinion, Theatre December 15, 2018 at 2:44 pm Comments

How does one start a review for a performance that they themselves cannot comprehend? Can we suitably review a performance that is incomprehensible? What is comprehension? How is a performance, a performance? What is a performance?Read More

‘Margaret and the Tapeworm’ – A warm feeling in my gut

‘Margaret and the Tapeworm’ – A warm feeling in my gut

News, Opinion, Theatre December 6, 2018 at 4:30 pm Comments

So I went to see Margaret and the Tapeworm by Triongl theatre at the Aberystwyth Arts Centre and I have to say, my evening wasn’t off to the best of starts when an 11 ft tallRead More

‘Heart of Darkness’ by Imitating the Dog – A Disorientating Reflection on Modern Society

‘Heart of Darkness’ by Imitating the Dog – A Disorientating Reflection on Modern Society

Arts, Opinion, Theatre November 21, 2018 at 1:15 pm Comments

Springing from the success of their excellent adaptation of Ernest Hemingway’s ‘A Farewell to Arms’, Imitating the Dog return to the stage with a technologically challenging reinvention of Joseph Conrad’s controversial and infamous novel, ‘Heart ofRead More

Run For Your Wife – not for your life! A theatre review of the Arts Centre’s most recent performance

Run For Your Wife – not for your life! A theatre review of the Arts Centre’s most recent performance

Arts, Local, News, Opinion, Theatre October 27, 2018 at 1:45 pm Comments

Originally written by Ray Cooney in 1983, the play Run For Your Wife hit the Aber theatre scene via the hard work of Half-Light Productions. As soon as I sat down I was immediately dragged intoRead More

Far from foul and certainly fair – Macbeth review

Far from foul and certainly fair – Macbeth review

Arts, Local, Theatre October 25, 2018 at 3:03 pm Comments

What’s more to want on my Wednesday afternoon than treachery, murder and treason? Merely Theatre certainly provided all that and more with their stunning and emotional depiction of Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth’. I have to start off byRead More

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

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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