News: Wales’ only youth-led festival takes centre stage in Cardiff #RawFfest @RawFfest

Wales’ only youth-led festival takes centre stage in Cardiff RawFfest 25 – 28 April 2019 Created in 2016, RawFfest is a 4-day youth arts festival for Wales taking place in Wales Millennium Centre from 25 April – 28 April 2019. A fun and innovative festival, RawFfest is planned and programmed by young people for young people and offers an experience of the arts in […]

News: Wales Millennium Centre co-productions impress the world in March 2019

Wales Millennium Centre CO-PRODUCTIONS impress the world in March 2019  Wales Millennium Centre has enjoyed a successful March, both in the UK and further afield, with its latest co-productions playing to thrilled audiences and receiving positive media reviews in Auckland, Adelaide, Dublin, Salisbury and Cambridge. At the beginning of the month Lovecraft (Not the Sex Shop […]

News: Ian Rankin’s Rebus comes out of the shadows and into Cardiff’s @New_Theatre

The UK tour of Rebus: Long Shadows comes to Cardiff’s New Theatre from 5 – 9 February. The new production is written exclusively for the stage by author of the original novels, Ian Rankin and playwright Rona Munro. Ron Donachie plays John Rebus and is no stranger to the role having created it for all the BBC Radio dramatisations of the Rebus novels. He also played […]

News: Welsh National Opera’s 2019/2020 Season is announced

Sir Bryn Terfel returns to WNO for the lead role in Bartók’s Bluebeard’s Castle staged in a double bill with Stravinsky’s The Nightingale. Michelle DeYoung will sing Judit alongside Terfel’s Bluebeard. A new production of Bizet’s Carmen to tour across autumn and spring. The Verdi trilogy concludes with a new production of Les vêpres siciliennes. […]

News: Radio Platfform raises the volume of young voices with a new second studio and daily shows from @TheCentre

Wales Millennium Centre’s youth-led radio station and training programme, Radio Platfform, has opened a second studio in their newly redesigned space, allowing more young people from across Wales to create their own unique sound, use their voice and broadcast live with daily shows. Since launching in 2016, Radio Platfform has supported 55 young people aged […]

News: World première of a new work by National Youth Arts Wales features lyrics by former Archbishop of Canterbury

Dr Rowan Williams has contributed lyrics for Sorrows of the Somme, a new orchestral and choral piece by the Welsh composer Brian Hughes. Commissioned by Cymru’n Cofio Wales Remembers 1914-1918, Sorrows of the Somme is Hughes’ personal response to Welsh, English and German writings about the First World War and the battle for Mametz Woods […]

News: Performances for the Curious is back with a new Autumn Season celebrating individuality, promoting diversity and supporting Welsh talent @TheCentre

Performances for the Curious is back for its second season at Wales Millennium Centre this autumn, with a programme of theatre and performance to celebrate individuality, promote diversity and showcase Welsh talent alongside some of the best international performers and boundary-pushing companies. Audiences can unleash their curiosity by choosing from over 25 performances which span […]

News: Blame it on the snow shine… The magic of Michael Jackson returns to @New_Theatre

Before the snow-storms forced the cancellation of the final shows in early March, Thriller Live was wowing audiences. Now it’s returning to Cardiff’s New Theatre from 23 – 28 July to fulfil those lost dates, and bringing with it all the magic of the world’s greatest music entertainer, Michael Jackson. Thriller Live first opened in the West End at […]