News: #FoV2018 soars as over 26,000 people enjoy 11 days of music, theatre and events in #Cardiff

Elvis Costello triumphantly marked the end of Festival of Voice 2018 at Wales Millennium Centre on Sunday (17 June 2018). The spectacular 11-day festival has been hailed a success by the organisers, with over 27,000 people enjoying sell-out live music shows, new female-led theatre productions and free events across the city. Music highlights included Patti Smith’s intimate …

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News: Latest from #WalesMillenniumCentre @TheCentre in June 2018

NEW SHOW- AGATHA CHRISTIE’S THE MIRROR CRACK’D TO BE ADAPTED FOR THE STAGE FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER IN THE UK  Wales Millennium Centre and Wiltshire Creative have announced 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. …

News: Turn of the Screw, inspiration behind @Womaninblack_UK comes to Cardiff’s @New_Theatre

TURN OF THE SCREW, THE ORIGINAL GHOST STORY THAT INSPIRED THE WOMAN IN BLACK, COMES TO CARDIFF The world premiere of a dynamic new adaptation of Turn of the Screw is coming to Cardiff’s New Theatre starring Carli Norris (Pygmalion at the Albery Theatre, EastEnders, Hollyoaks) and Maggie McCarthy (Mother Clap's Molly House at the National Theatre, Call the Midwife, the …

News: Further details about #Epilog which is part of @FOVCardiff #FOVCardiff

Further details of ‘Epilog’ have been released today – including the names of the artists who will be performing in this special one-off show, which forms part of Festival of Voice 2018. Based on a forthcoming compilation album curated by record collector and radio producer Dyl Mei, Epilog (New Theatre, Friday 15 June) will be a unique opportunity to relive a …

News: Tickets now on sale for @NowTheHero @SwanseaGrand #Swansea

Booking is now available for Nawr Yr Arwr/Now the Hero from pre-eminent Welsh interdisciplinary artist Marc Rees (P.A.R.A.D.E., {150}, Tir Sir Gâr, Raw Material: Llareggub Revisted). This site specific theatrical experience will take visitors on an extraordinary journey through three narratives of war; from the beautiful Swansea Bay beach to discovering artistic treasures in the city’s iconic …

News: The music of #DustySpringfield celebrated in new musical @preachermanuk @New_theatre

THE MUSIC OF DUSTY SPRINGFIELD CELEBRATED IN NEW MUSICAL, SON OF A PREACHER MAN Pop star and former EastEnders actor Michelle Gayle, and Benidorm and Coronation Street star Alice Barlow will play the roles of Alison and Kat respectively in Son of a Preacher Man - a new musical that plays at Cardiff’s New Theatre next week from 15 – 19 May as part …

News: Further star cast announced for Wales’ Beast of a panto @New_Theatre #cardiff

FURTHER STAR CAST ANNOUNCED FOR WALES’ BEAST OF A PANTOMIME New Theatre Cardiff have announced a further FOUR stars for this year’s beast of a pantomime, Beauty and the Beast with Ben Richards, Danny Bayne, Adam C Booth and Stephanie Webber joining the cast of Wales’ biggest pantomime, which opens on Saturday 8 December. After rising to fame on the ITV drama Footballers’ Wives Ben Richards scored high-profile …

Review: @titanicontour-The Musical Wales Millennium Centre 30.4.18 @TheCentre

Review: Titanic-The Musical Wales Millennium Centre 30.4.18 At first sight, and if you didn’t know any better, the idea of Titanic The Musical might sound a little offkey. The most tragic maritime event in history being told through the medium of song? Well, that’s what I thought but then I did a little digging (thank …

NEWS: @northernballet RETURNS TO #CARDIFF WITH ONE OF LITERATURE’S GREAT HEROINES

Northern Ballet returns to Cardiff’s New Theatre next week from 24 – 28 April with Jane Eyre, a ballet based on Charlotte Brontë’s classic novel. Jane Eyre is undoubtedly one of the most vivid literary heroines. Her strong spirit overcomes a difficult early life, and her relationship with the impassioned Mr Rochester has captivated readers since …

NEWS: VOICES FROM WALES AND THE WORLD FULL #FoV2018 PROGRAMME ANNOUNCED 7 – 17 June 2018 #CARDIFF @TheCentre

LUMP (Laura Marling and Mike Lindsay), Charlotte Church, Gruff Rhys world premiere, Ibibio Sound Machine, talks, a street game and more contribute to the final programme for this June’s 11-day international arts festival    7 – 17 June 2018 Venues across Cardiff Created by Wales Millennium Centre New shows plus Discovery Ticket Packages on sale …