West Side Story – 20 September 2017, Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield Considered one of the best musicals of all time, I was delighted to be in the audience for Splinters Theatre Group’s performance of West Side Story on at the Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield until 23 September. Inspired by Romeo and Juliet, West Side Story is set […]

Brief Encounter – 16 May 2017, Sheffield Library Theatre Although I have never seen the film of Brief Encounter, I know so many references from the it that I feel like I do, so I was delighted to be in the audience for the opening night for the Tudor Players 50th anniversary year production of […]

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels  – 10 May 2017, Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield As a fan of both musicals and stories of cons, I was delighted to be in the audience for the opening night of the South Yorkshire premier of a show that combines the two, Southey Musical Theatre’s production of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, at the Montgomery […]

Singin’ In The Rain – 10 May 2017, Sheffield City Hall I have a confession, Singin’ In The Rain is my favourite musical of all time, so of course I couldn’t be anywhere else than in the audience for the opening night of Manor Operatic Society’s production at Sheffield City Hall until Saturday 13 May. […]

Neighbourhood Watch – 5 April 2017, University of Sheffield Drama Studio I have never had the desire to join a neighbourhood watch but that doesn’t mean that I didn’t have the desire to be in the audience for the opening night of Midland Players performance of Alan Ayckbourn’s 2011 dark comedy Neighbourhood Watch at the […]

Priscilla: Queen of the Desert – 14 March 2017, Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield With the weather still cold and the summer holidays feeling a long way off what you need this time of year is a feel good summer musical, which makes Croft House Theatre Company’s performance of “Priscilla – Queen of the Desert”, at the Lyceum, Sheffield […]

Comfort and Joy – 15 February 2017, Sheffield Library Theatre I love an anniversary and I love comedy so was delighted to be in the audience at Sheffield Library Theatre on Wednesday 15 February to see the Tudor Players kick off their 50th anniversary year with Comfort and Joy (written by comedian Mike Harding and first performed by the […]

Cinderella – 13 January 2017, Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield For me Cinderella will always be the ultimate panto, full of romance, makeovers, beautiful shoes, charming princes, fairy godmothers, ugly sisters and Buttons, which is why I was delighted to be in the audience for the opening night of the Wales Methodist Pantomime Players production of Cinderella […]

Jack and the Beanstalk – 2 January 2017, Sheffield City Hall Christmas might be over but panto season is still in full swing and on a gigantic scale at Sheffield City Hall, were Manor Operatic Society are performing Jack and the Beanstalk, their annual panto until next Sunday (8th January). The panto tells the story […]

STOS Theatre Company’s “Legally Blonde” – 17 November 2015, Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield With theatre vouchers from my leaving gift from my old work place, this evening my boyfriend and I escaped into the fabulous work of all things pink, small dogs, beauty parlours, law school, perm advice, love and friendship as we sat in the […]