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 …

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News: The Gruffalo said that no Gruffalo should ever set foot in the deep dark wood, but Cardiff’s New Theatre is just as good

The Gruffalo said that no Gruffalo should ever set foot in the deep dark wood... Internationally acclaimed theatre company Tall Stories comes to Cardiff’s New Theatre next week from 2 – 5 August with The Gruffalo’s Child Live on Stage as part of a major UK and international tour. This season forms part of Tall Stories’ 21st anniversary season …

News: No clowning around as @cirqueberzerk comes to @New_Theatre #Cardiff

THIS IS WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM THE ADRENALINE FUELLED CIRQUE BERSERK It’s described as a “Berserkus, not a Circus” and Cirque Berserk is definitely not for the feint-hearted. The West-End show, which comes to Cardiff’s New Theatre from 10 – 15 July, is a ‘best-of’ mix of the most thrilling - and dangerous - circus acts chosen …

News: World Premiere of the first ever Teletubbies stageshow @New_Theatre #Cardiff

It’s the iconic television show that has mesmerised children (and, if we’re honest, adults) since it first aired on the BBC in the late 1990s. Since then it was gone on the conquer kids’ TV across the world, and now the Teletubbies, who this year celebrate their 20th anniversary, are starring in their first-ever live …

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 …

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 …