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Willy Russell’s Smash Hit Musical Visits Storyhouse As Part Of 30th Anniversary Tour.

Lyn Paul Reprises Her Role As “The Definitive Mrs Johnstone.”

2017 has marked 30 years since Bill Kenwright’s production of the international smash hit musical Blood Brothers first toured the U.K. In celebration, this iconic musical has been visiting theatres across the country, performing to sell-out houses and receiving standing ovations. Due to its continued success, the tour is continuing into the Autumn season, which includes Chester’s brand new £37m theatre, cinema and library, Storyhouse from Monday 9th – Saturday 14th October for one week only.

The Epstein Theatre Announce Open Auditions For Launch Of Brand New Youth Theatre.

The Epstein Theatre is delighted to announce that it will be launching its very own Youth Theatre in September 2017. The programme is aimed at young people from across Merseyside aged 14-19.

The theatre management are holding open auditions on Saturday 8th July at 10:30am and 1:30pm, taking place at Hope Street Limited for young people interested in joining.

The Epstein Youth Theatre will provide interested and like-minded youths with the opportunity to experience everything that the world of theatre has to offer, from one of the city’s most popular venues.

Two Nights Of Fresh New Drama At Liverpool’s Blackburne House This June.

Liverpool Scriptshop are presenting a showcase event of some of their past year’s work to be performed during the Liverpool Fringe.

The plays have all been read and developed at the group’s regular sessions, which provide a platform for new dramatic writing.

The two evenings at Blackburne House take place on Tue 27th and Wed 28th of June, kicking off at 7.30pm and featuring several short punchy dramas each evening. The group hope that the events will give new writers looking for an outlet for their work a glimpse of what the group can offer.

Nation’s Sweetheart Martine McCutcheon Announces New Tour Featuring Warrington Date.

Singer and actress Martine McCutcheon has been back in the studio and now has plans to go on tour, with a show at Parr Hall.

With the imminent release of her first album of original music in over 15 years, Lost and Found, and a new single, Say I’m Not Alone, the nation’s sweetheart has announced five U.K. dates including a visit to Warrington on Sunday 12th November 2017.

Now 41, happily married and mother of a 2-year-old, the time felt right for Martine to return to the studio.

City’s Iconic Buildings Come Out Of The Shadows Again.

Rainbow Colours For Iconic Venues Across The Liverpool City Region.

Liverpool Pride will shine a light on diversity again this summer with the return of the stunning project Come Out of the Shadows.

Pride organisers are appealing for as many of Liverpool’s most iconic buildings, venues and city businesses as possible to join the event and be lit up in the colours of the iconic Rainbow Flag – helping make Liverpool the most visibly LGBT+ city in the UK.

Ten Great Shows At The Casa During This Year’s Liverpool Fringe Festival.

From the 17th to 23rd June, The Casa on Hope Street is excited to be part of the inaugural Liverpool Fringe Festival. They have got ten productions on over the period of a week. The shows look fabulous and relevant. Everything from original contemporary drama on the subject of racism, the refugee crisis or treatment of women to classics such as Edward Albee’s Zoo Story and Shakespeare’s History plays as well as bit of Improv chucked in for good measure! Each show lasts approximately one hour, so why not book in for a couple that interest you for the afternoon or evening!! You can find details of how to book tickets at the bottom or alternatively you can pay on the door.

Liverpool Set To Vibrate To The Sound Of Brazilica’s Beat.

Music Announced For Saturday Festival Day.

Brazilica today reveals the first names in a magnificent musical line-up which will have Liverpool carnival goers Samba-ing on the city street this summer.

Some of the most exciting and talented musicians from home and abroad are set to bring the pulsating sounds of the Latin American beat to the banks of the Mersey thanks to Liverpool’s International Samba Festival.

The historic Pier Head on the city’s world heritage waterfront will be transformed by colourful carnival action on Saturday 15th July, and it’s all down to Liverpool Carnival Company, which is celebrating the 10th consecutive year of the festival in 2017.

A Night Of Bootcamp At Netherley Theatre This June.

 

Theatre company Elegance Productions invite audiences to Valley Community Theatre in Netherley on June 23rd and see Bootcamp in action.

Car Phone Merehouse, is lame!!!.  The company is struggling and the future of the branch is far below expectation.  They have not hit their targets for the last three quarters and redundancies are imminent.  The manager decided as a last attempt to embark the staff on a motivational Boot Camp to improve sales and moral.  Their livelihood and self worth depend on making this work. But can they?

Everyman Prepares To Bring Its Inaugural Rep Season To A Thrilling Conclusion Over Four Busy Weeks.

Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers Romeo and Juliet will be joined from this week by a storytelling giant, struggling zero hours’ workers, inventive Antarctic explorers and a Russian peasant milkman and his daughters, as the Everyman’s resident Rep Company prepares to present all five of its inaugural season of shows multiple times between now and July. There are new dates for the acclaimed Fiddler on the Roof and a chance to see the now familiar Company members shape-shift from one role to the next on a daily basis.

Local Celebration Of Young Disabled Talent Returns For Its 15th Year.

Young DaDaFest develops young disabled and Deaf artists, aged between 12 and 30 by providing them with a platform to perform in front of large audiences.

The annual event has grown significantly since its origins in 2003 and now includes both a performance focused event at the Liverpool Everyman and a music focused event at the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall’s new Music Room. The short festival now also includes a number of fringe events, including Sandfest, an event created by students from Sandfield Park School.