Totley Operatic and Dramatic Society’s Last Séance – 17 May 2024, St John’s Church Hall, Sheffield Review by Artisan Friendly. ‘Last Seance’ by Herb Hassler is a new play and playwright to me.  It is introduced by debut director, Claire Richardson in the programme notes as a ‘journey into the absurd world of fake séances, […]

Benjamin Kelm’s Far From Home Close To Love – 15 May 2024, Theatre Deli Sheffield Review by Claire Taranaski. I was lucky enough to recently be Benjamin Kelm’s first English language interview and even more lucky to be in the audience for his show last night, which transported the audience to his two years in […]

Butter Side Up Theatre Company’s The King In Yellow – 8 March 2024, Theatre Deli Sheffield Review by Peter Taranaski. The Sheffield-based group return to the Theatre Deli and aim for the deep, deep stars with their latest play, “The King In Yellow”. “The King in Yellow” is a play adapted from a collection of […]

Message in a Bottle Monologues: Seven Deadly Sins – 22 February 2024, Theatre Deli, Sheffield  Review by Jacob Bush.  Message in a Bottle Monologues, an evening that is becoming a regular on the Sheffield theatre scene, returns to the Theatre Deli. As ever, this is a lovely showcase of talented local actors and writers. This […]

Sheffield University Theatre Company’s Five Lesbians Eating A Quiche – 21 February 2024, Sheffield University Drama Studio Review by Claire Taranaski. I seem to be having a fifties themed February, from Home, I’m Darling at the theatre last week to probably being one of the last to discover the Marvelous Mrs Maisel on television and, […]

W.E.A.D.S’s The Little Mermaid – Walkley Ebenezer Methodist Church, 15 February 2024 Review by Claire Taranaski. Having never reviewed W.E.A.D.S. before last night it was a lovely reminder that we should support community theatre companies and community pantos as not only are we likely to have a lovely evening but also discover some brilliant local […]