Beaker’s Place – 19 July 2018, DINA, Sheffield ***** When a new theatre company made up of some of my favourite student actors and production crew invite me to the preview show of their new Edinburgh Fringe show, the only possible answer was yes. Beakers’ Place tells the story of Beaker, the meticulous owner of […]

Disco Inferno – 11 July 2018, Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield Last year Woodseats Musical Theatre converted me to the delights of the jukebox musical so I was delighted to be in the audience for the opening night of their latest production Disco Inferno, a high energy musical set in the 1970s that promised to get audiences […]

Oliver! – 26 June 2018, Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield In my youth Oliver! was the first amateur musical I remember seeing on stage so I delighted in the irony that as an adult I was in the audience for a youth production of the much loved Lionel Bart musical that brings the classic tale of Oliver […]

The Castaways – 20 June 2018, Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield As part of Sheffield’s Migration Matters Festival I was excited to be in the audience for White Tree Theatre’s The Castaways, which promised to turn the international refugee crisis on its head. Set in the not too distant future, where flooding and costal erosion have ravaged […]

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 […]