Spend Spend Spend – 13 June 2018, Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield ***** Spend Spend Spend is a musical that I feel I should have seen already based on a real life story I feel I should know more about, so I was delighted to solve both problems by being in the audience for the opening night […]

Spring Awakening – 2 May 2018, Sheffield University Drama Studio ***** Directed by this website’s stand out star of 2017 Mike Alexander with a cast including our one to watch in 2018 and beyond, George Evans, I was excited to be in the audience for the opening night of a the first musical in over […]

The Addams Family – 25 April 2018, Sheffield University Drama Studio ***** Since seeing Sheffield University Performing Arts Society (SUPAS) perform a spooktacular version of “When You’re An Adams” from The Addams Family last autumn, I have been eagerly looking forward to seeing their full production of the musical comedy. The musical tells the story […]

Sweeney Todd – 24 April 2018, Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield ***** I always love a sneak preview and am a fan of gruesome musicals, so was delighted to be in the audience for the dress rehearsal of Ellesmere Musical Theatre Company’s latest musical Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Sweeney Todd, Stephen Sondheim’s most successful […]

Grease – 20 April 2018, Sheffield Hallam University Students Union During the 40th anniversary week of the original film release and on one of the first summer nights of the year it was only appropriate to be in the audience for the opening night of HSU Theatre Society’s production of Grease. The classic musical of […]

Robin and the Sherwood Hoodies – 16 March 2018, Montgomery Theatre I wasn’t going to turn down the opportunity to be in the audience for the opening night of a show whose poster promises tights, fights and footlights, so was delighted to be in the audience for Far, Far Away Theatre’s production of Robin and […]

Last Night I Dreamt Of 2017 Awards I have been delighted to review a lot of wonderful live performances in Sheffield in 2017 and so have decided to end the year by celebrating my favourites in the first of www.lastnightidreamtof.co.uk annual awards. The awards are focusing on amateur, student and youth productions in Sheffield, many […]

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 […]

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 […]