Sheffield University Theatre Company’s Why We Stay – 6 March 2024, Sheffield University Drama Studio Review by Claire Taranaski. Written and directed by SUTCo’s very own Darcey Severne, Why We Stay is an epic three hour horror that more established playwrights may have avoided, but would have struggled to be cut down, making you want […]

SUPAS’s Songs For A New World – Sheffield University Drama Studio, 23 November 2023  Review by Jacob Bush. Never one to hide away from a challenge, this semester, alongside The Addams Family which performs in early December, SUPAS have taken on Jason Robert Brown’s song cycle Songs For A New World. The series of songs […]

Midland Players’ Stage Kiss – 22 September 2023, Sheffield University Drama Studio Review by Jacob Bush. This week, on a bustling campus celebrating freshers week, Midland Players are performing Stage Kiss by Sarah Ruhl at Sheffield University Drama Studio. The play follows two unnamed actors, who simply go by She and He, who find that […]

Splinters Theatre Group’s Our House – 11 September 2023, Sheffield University Drama Studio Review by Jacob Bush. Whilst the Montgomery Theatre is closed, many of Sheffield’s amateur dramatics groups have had to find new homes and Splinters Theatre Group, this week, are taking over the University Drama Studio. You have to admire the ambition of […]

Huntsman Theatre Company’s Hamlet – 29 August 2023, Sheffield University Drama Studio Review by Ellie Needham. The Huntsman Theatre Company made a splendid start as they presented their very first play, Hamlet, written by William Shakespeare. The show was directed by Matthew Carroll and produced by Rob Eagle, with help from Patrick Keddy and Charlie […]

SUPAS’ Sweeney Todd – Sheffield University Drama Studio, 26 April 2023 Review by Jacob Bush. Sweeney Todd, telling the story of the barber released from prison determined to seek revenge on the people who have taken his family from him, is one of Stephen Sondheim’s most challenging musicals musically, dramatically and with regards to staging. […]