Avenue Q – 15 December 2017, Sheffield Hallam Students Union As a fan of the Muppets, comedy and musicals, a few years ago I discovered that Avenue Q was the perfect combination of all three in one show, so I couldn’t wait to see what HSU Theatre Company’s production. Avenue Q tells the story of […]

Journey’s End – 6 December 2017, Portland Works, Sheffield As we reach the 100th anniversary year of the end of World War One it felt right to be in the audience for the opening night of SUTCo’s opening night of Journey’s End, a play concerning the lives of a group of British Officers on the […]

Young Frankenstein – 30 November 2017, Sheffield Hallam Students Union It feels fitting that a week after attending my boyfriend’s graduation from Sheffield Hallam University I was in the audience for the first night of HSU Theatre Company’s production of Young Frankenstein at Sheffield Hallam Students Union. Based on Gene Wilder’s 1974 film comedy of […]

Musicals through the Ages – 29 November 2017, Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield For the second Wednesday in a row I was delighted to spend my evening in the company of SUPAS, this time at Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield to celebrate Musicals through the Ages, taking the audience on a journey through every era of musicals, from those […]

Fiddler on the Roof – 22 November 2017, Sheffield University Drama Studio SUPAS’s spring semester production was one of my musical highlights of the year so I was delighted to be invited to review the opening night of their autumn semester production of Fiddler on the Roof, which promised to be a joyous and life-affirming […]

The School for Scandal – 13 November 2017, Ecclesall Parish Hall, Sheffield This evening we travelled back to the 18th century to attend the full dress rehearsal of The School for Scandal, the first ever performance we have seen by Ecclesall Theatre Company. The comedy of manners, written and published by Irish playwright Richard Brinsley […]

Sex Worker’s Opera – 9 November 2017, Theatre Delicatessen, Sheffield After watching my first ever opera earlier this year I am now on my way to be converted and was excited to see what the Sex Worker’s Opera would bring to the genre whilst gaining knowledge of the industry and checking out Theatre Delicatessen’s new […]

Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass – 25 October 2017, Sheffield University Drama Studio There is no better place to escape to on a cold October evening than wonderland, which is why I was delighted to be in the audience for the opening night of Sheffield University Theatre’s Company’s production of Alice in […]

Goodnight Mister Tom – 17 October 2017, Sheffield Library Theatre One of my favourite children’s book and my mum’s favourite ever television adaption, I was delighted to be in the audience for the opening night of Tudor’s Players and the Sheffield amateur theatre premier of Goodnight Mister Tom. One of the most uplifting stories ever […]