Last year I saw over 70 pieces of theatre, a mixture between Musicals, Plays and Operas. (Mostly Musicals) I got thinking about what actually makes a good Musical in my opinion? I have had quite a long time thinking about it as we are in lockdown. A strong Book (The book is a name for … Continue reading What Makes A Good Musical?
I FINALLY GOT A TICKET! This was a last minute trip to see Harry Potter and The Cursed Child in London at the stunning Palace Theatre. It is split into two parts so you watch part one in the afternoon and then part two in the evening so it is a magical two-show day! The … Continue reading How To Get Cheap Tickets To See Harry Potter and The Cursed Child!
This Spring/Summer season is an inspiring collection of work programmed under the leadership of former Artistic Director Sarah Frankcom. It embraces the energy and power of new writing, staging plays from established, award-winning writers alongside supporting early career playwrights to realise their work for the stage. Dynamic new directors, who are making waves across the industry, will … Continue reading The New Season At The Royal Exchange
I went to see The Importance Of Being Earnest at the Albert Halls as part of the Bolton Octagon's Out and About season and it was great! It is a domestic comedy by Oscar Wilde set in the Victorian era. This production ,directed by Suba Das, oozes class and style. The cast is lead by … Continue reading The Importance Of Being Earnest Review
Its another great announcement for the exciting upcoming shows at the Royal Exchange! The Royal Exchange is in the heart of Manchester and it is such a great theatre that is worth visiting. Prices at the Exchange are normally very reasonable. There are always £20 seats at the top and the concessions for young people … Continue reading Royal Exchange Theatre Autumn Winter 2019 Season
I have just finished my work experience here at the octagon and it has been such an incredible experience. I have learnt so much about the workplace and theatre. In this blog I will take you through my 5 days at the Octagon! Day 1- So I was very nervous for my work experience but … Continue reading Work Experience At The Bolton Octagon
Monthly Roundup -March I thought I could get busier than February but it did. Here is what happened… So the first show I saw was at the Actors Centre seeing Michelle Payne in her new one Woman play called “Sad About The Cows”. This was a brilliant look at eating disorders and body image which … Continue reading Monthly Roundup- March
Marisha Wallace, Katharine McPhee and Laura Badlwin Waitress is based on the 2007 film of the same name. It tells the story of Jenna Hunterson, a waitress in an abusive relationship with her husband Earl. Jenna has an incredible talent of pie baking which weaves itself through the story. This is a transfer from broadway … Continue reading Waitress Review
RAGS is a heart-warming and powerful musical with book by Joseph Stein (Fiddler on the Roof), lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (Wicked) and music by Charles Strouse (Annie), which tells the story of Russian immigrant Rebecca, who, with her son David, travels to America in search of a better life. Rebecca must decide what matters … Continue reading RAGS The Musical Review