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 …

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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: The countdown to Wales’ Beast of a panto has begun (Oh yes it has!) @New_Theatre

THE COUNTDOWN TO THE OPENING OF WALES’ BEAST OF A PANTOMIME HAS STARTED Cardiff’s New Theatre will open Wales’ biggest pantomime in just over a week’s time. Beauty and the Beast which stars Lisa Riley, Gareth Thomas, Mike Doyle, Ben Richards, Danny Bayne and Stephanie Webber, opens on Saturday 8 December. Beauty and the Beast …

News: @TheCentre is proud to announce that Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed production of LES MISÉRABLES will be its Christmas 2019 show.

Wales Millennium Centre is proud to announce that Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed production of LES MISÉRABLES will be its Christmas 2019 show. Cameron Mackintosh announced today further dates for the UK and Ireland tour of his acclaimed production of the Boublil and Schönberg musical “Les Misérables”. In addition to the previously announced dates, the musical will also play …

News: @TheCentre co-productions secure international festival slots in 2019

WALES MILLENNIUM CENTRE CO-PRODUCTIONS SECURE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL SLOTS IN 2019 Camille O’Sullivan will be taking her spellbinding show ‘Cave’ to the Adelaide Festival and Auckland Arts Festival in March 2019 Carys Eleri’s hilarious and original ‘Lovecraft (Not the Sex Shop in Cardiff)’ will be presented at the Adelaide Fringe Festival in March 2019 Wales Millennium …

News: SUSIE BLAKE & SIMON SHEPHERD JOIN CAST OF THE MIRROR CRACK’D

Wales Millennium Centre and Wiltshire Creative have today announced initial casting for the first ever UK stage adaptation of Agatha Christie’s much-loved Miss Marple thriller The Mirror Crack’d from Side to Side. The Mirror Crack’d will be a European Premiere, opening at Salisbury Playhouse on 15 February before touring to Dublin, Cambridge and Cardiff. The …

News: Fast and furious bank robbery comedy caper breaks in to the @New_Theatre Cardiff

It’s been playing in London’s West End for nearly three years, and now Mischief Theatre’s smash-and-grab hit, The Comedy About A Bank Robbery is coming to Cardiff’s New Theatre from 9 – 13 October. It’s summer 1958. Minneapolis City Bank has been entrusted with a priceless diamond. An escaped convict is dead set on pocketing the gem with the help …

News: Congratulations to @New_Theatre voted Wales Most Welcoming Theatre for a second year in a row @UK_Theatre #UKTawards

Part of the annual UK Theatre Awards, Most Welcoming Theatre is an opportunity for audiences across the country to celebrate their local theatres. Cassie Chadderton, Head of UK Theatre, said: “It is fantastic to see a record-breaking number of people all over the country casting votes in support of their local theatres this year. This …

NEWS: August 2018 Update from Wales Millennium Centre Cardiff

CASTING NEWS– KINKY BOOTS  Kinky Boots is pleased to announce casting for the upcoming UK tour. Kayi Ushe will play the role of Lola, Paula Lane, known for her role as Kylie Platt in Coronation Street, will play Lauren and Joel Harper-Jackson will play Charlie. Also joining the Kinky Boots cast will be Demitri Lampra (Don), Adam Price (George) Helen Ternent (Nicola) who will be accompanied by Charlie Allen, Nicola Avino, Lizzie …