REVIEW: @sisteractuk @thecentre 25/7/12

The first thing to realise about Sister Act the musical, is that all that you know from the two films is wrong – well, as far as the music is concerned anyway. Due to copyright issues, the musical has its own soundtrack, and what an amazing soundtrack it is. Composed by Alan Menken &  Glenn …

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NEWS: Wales Millennium Centre’s first full production – Ma Bili’n Bwrw’r Bronco goes on tour of Wales

Wales Millennium Centre is thrilled to announce its first national tour with a Welsh language production called Ma’ Bili’n Bwrw’r Bronco (Bili does a Bronco).  Opening in Cardiff on 31 July 2012, the show will then tour across Wales throughout August. Ma Bili’n Bwrw’r Bronco is Wales Millennium Centre’s Welsh language production of Douglas Maxwell’s …

NEWS: DANCE TAKES TO THE STREETS AS WALES GETS MOVING FOR BIG DANCE WEEK

If you’re out and about in Wales between 7th and 15th July, don’t be surprised if you find yourself tempted to start moving and grooving. That’s because all across the country, dance companies will be taking to town centres, parks, piers and other public places as part of the UK’s biggest ever celebration of dance. …

NEWS: Mandela Memories @thecentre

Later this month (June 2012) Wales Millennium Centre will welcome the return of Cape Town Opera with the European Première of Mandela Trilogy – a musical tribute to the life of Nelson Mandela. To celebrate the première, Wales Millennium Centre is asking members of the public to share with them their stories, memories and photos …

REVIEW: Phillip Glass & the Kronos Quartet – Dracula:The Music and movie @thecentre 27/5/12

REVIEW: Phillip Glass & the Kronos Quartet – Dracula – The Music and movie – Wales Millienium Centre  27/5/12 The notion of having a soundtrack played live whilst the film played is not a new idea. Before the time of the “talkie”, it was a common thing to have music played as a backdrop to …

NEWS: @thecentre Mickey brings Disney Magic to Wales Millennium Centre this summer

Mickey brings Disney Magic to Wales Millennium Centre this summer Mickey Mouse will be returning to Wales Millennium Centre this August, bringing a whole host of Disney friends and spell-binding magic with him, as ‘Disney Live! presents Mickey’s Magic Show’ stops in Cardiff during the summer school holidays. Produced by Feld Entertainment and presented by …

REVIEW: @southpacificuk @thecentre #cardiff #walesmillenniumcentre #southpacificuktour 18/4/12

If you’re like me and have never seen South Pacific before, here’s a basic idea…. Set on a tropical island during World War II, this is the sweeping romantic story of two couples, threatened by the realities of war.  Considered one of the finest musicals ever written, the score includes Some Enchanted Evening, I'm Gonna …

INFO: Cardiff Before Cardiff @thecentre 5 April–27 May 2012 : Free entry

New exhibition of photographs depicting Cardiff’s past and present comes to Wales Millennium Centre this April A vibrant selection of photographs depicting Cardiff’s history will be on display at Wales Millennium Centre from 5 April 2012. The new exhibition, titled Cardiff Before Cardiff, promises a fascinating glimpse into the day-to-day lives of the city’s residents …

REVIEW: Lord of the Dance @thecentre 6/3/12

So another night out and another new experience, seeing Lord of the Dance at Wales Millenium Centre. Now I've seen & heard of Michael Flatley and his dancing skills, and this show, of course, created by him after leaving Riverdance back in the mid 90s. Lord of the Dance has been around since 1996 and …

2011 Roald Dahl Day Walk & Workshop Events

Join Literature Wales and the Wales Millennium Centre in a celebration of all things Roald Dahl Following a successful series of annual events to mark Roald Dahl Day (13 September), Literature Wales is this year working in partnership with the Wales Millennium Centre to deliver two fantastical walks and poetry workshops for children aged 8 …