SUPAS’ Curtains – 27 April 2022, Sheffield University Drama Studio Review by Heather Reynolds. “Curtains” returned to Sheffield this week with the most recent offering from SUPAS at the Drama Studio. I was delighted to be able to attend the opening performance, particularly after seeing it a few years ago when the UK tour came […]

SUPAS’ Rent – 8 December 2021, Sheffield University Drama Studio Review by Daniel O’Key. 25 years ago, bohemians and theatre kids’ lives were changed forever more by the debut of Jonathan Larsson’s rock musical Rent. And like gingerbread lattes, The Pogues and dreadful gift-wrapping, Sheffield University Performing Arts Society (SUPAS) brought Larsson’s classic to the […]

SUPAS’ Sister Act – 25 November 2021, Sheffield University Theatre Studio Review by Jacob Bush. Sister Act is a hugely popular musical for amateur theatre companies to perform and has been performed several companies in recent years in Sheffield, including Croft House Theatre Company in 2015, Easy Street Theatre Company in 2017 (in which I […]

Exit The King – 11 March 2020, Sheffield University Drama Studio Review by Daniel O’ Key. “After 400 years of ruling with vanity and laziness, King Berengers life has reached its final act. Playwright Eugène Ionesco described his work as “an apprenticeship in dying”, but don’t sharpen your guillotine just yet. It is an entertaining […]

Frankenstein – 19 February 2020, Sheffield University Drama Studio Review by Artisan Friendly. “Directed by Sam Islam, the action of Frankenstein takes place in the study of the Victor Frankenstein on the shores of Lake Geneva, Switzerland in the late 19th Century. Using a spare colour palate, the lighting casted a sickly green/yellow hue throughout […]

One Man, Two Guvnors – 30 October 2019, Sheffield University Drama Studio Review by Callam Fellows. “One man working for two different people and having to keep it secret by hiding them from each other seems like a simple enough premise for a classic farce. However, add in an actor in search for a dramatic […]