2017-2017 | Theatr Clwyd Directed by Tamara Harvey
On a bitterly cold London evening, schoolteacher Kyra Hollis receives an unexpected visit from her former lover, Tom Sergeant, a successful and charismatic restaurateur whose wife has recently died. As the evening progresses, the two attempt to rekindle their once passionate relationship only to find themselves locked in a dangerous battle of opposing ideologies and mutual desires.Read more
2016-2016 | Theatr Clwyd Directed by Tamara Harvey
“You just want to stick flags on virgin territory and claim it as your own”
Dan and Will climb mountains. Aged 18, they climbed Everest. Their pictures were in the national papers. They were legends.
Rachel studies folklore. She’s writing a PhD about men like Dan and Will, their impulse to climb, to overcome, to claim.
Rachel isn’t interested in being a character in Dan’s story. She intends to make her own. But with the thrill of a climb just days away, it’s not just principles, but people, in danger.
Pilgrims is a play about friendship, betrayal, and man’s desire to conquer the world.Read more
2016-2016 | Theatr Clwyd Directed by Phillip Breen
Swordsman, poet, philosopher, Cyrano de Bergerac. His musketeer-heroics combine with rapier wit, but the bravado belies a passionate love for his exquisite cousin, Roxane. Too ugly to win her for himself, or so he thinks, he agrees to woo her on behalf of another. His tender verse gives voice to the inarticulate, dashing Christian, gaining him her heart just before both men depart for war. A wildly romantic story laced with swagger, gallantry and sacrifice.Read more
2016-2016 | Theatr Clwyd Directed by Robert Hastie
Oh, you weak, beautiful people who give up with such grace. What you need is someone to take hold of you – gently, with love, and hand your life back to you”
In a plantation-owner’s mansion on an airless Mississippi night, faded golden boy Brick and his beautiful but frustrated wife Maggie have gathered with the rest of the family to celebrate Big Daddy’s 65th birthday.
As the grandchildren sing and the alcohol flows, deep currents of desire and deceit pull the evening inexorably towards disaster.Read more
Cinderella – The Rock ‘n’ Roll Panto is a heady cocktail of traditional panto, laced with a string of smash hits – rock ‘n’ roll, soul and pop favourites – all played live by a multi-talented cast of 10 actor/musicians.
A Wicked Stepmother, Ugly Sisters, Prince Charming and a beautiful slipper are the catalyst for lashings of audience participation, a bundle of laughs and a generous helping of slapstick, mixed with all the traditional ingredients that make up the best in festive fun and served up with over twenty classic hits including Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?, It’s Raining Menand Try a Little Tenderness.Read more
2015-2015 | Theatr Clwyd Directed by Aled Pedrick
In a chapel service in rural Wales, all is not what it seems…
The searing stories of My People – darkly comic, poignant, with flashes of savagery – exposes the hypocrisy and avarice nestling side-by-side in a Nonconformist community in the rural West Wales of the early 1900s.Read more
2015-2015 | Theatr Clwyd Directed by Tim Baker
Little Shop of Horrors is a horror comedy rock musical, by composer Alan Menken and writer Howard Ashman, about a hapless florist shop worker who raises a plant that feeds on human blood and flesh. The musical is based on the low-budget 1960 black comedyfilm The Little Shop of Horrors, directed by Roger Corman. The music, composed by Menken in the style of early 1960s rock and roll, doo-wop and early Motown, includes several well-known tunes, including the title song, "Skid Row (Downtown)", "Somewhere That's Green", and "Suddenly, Seymour".
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2015-2015 | Theatr Clwyd Directed by Emma Lucia
‘Love changes us. Love’s alchemy! In that furnace everything changes. Hard stone shatters, iron goes soft and turns to liquid… and so do we…. in love’s fire!’
In an atmosphere of intense religious puritanism of the early 17th century, Susanna Hall is publicly accused of adultery with her neighbour and family friend Rafe Smith. Her husband, Dr John Hall, urges her to sue for slander in the court of Worcester Cathedral to save the family’s reputation and his practice as a distinguished physician.
But how can she explain why Smith was seen leaving the herbal garden late one night when the doctor was away from home? The events of that fateful night are held up to the most searching scrutiny in this gripping thriller.Read more
2014-2015 | Theatr Clwyd Directed by Peter Rowe
Times are hard down on the farm. The Giant will lay waste to Flintshire unless the Squire comes up with a bag of gold, so Dame Dolly Durden sends Jack off to market to sell Bessie, their last surviving cow.
Can Jack beat the evil Fleshcreep, slay the Giant, make his fortune and marry JIll? Will the Squire succumb to Dame Dolly’s outrageous advances? Will Silly Billy ever get a job?
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