Author: Curtain Call

Classical Trio To Celebrate 10th Anniversary At The Lichfield Garrick

Brit Award Winners Blake set to thrill local audiences Brit-Award-winning vocal trio Blake return to the Lichfield Garrick on Saturday 1 September to celebrate 10 years together. The show features songs from their brand-new 10th anniversary album including Elgar’s ‘Nimrod’, the Beatles’ ‘Here There and Everywhere’, ‘Somewhere’ from West Side Story & the classic ‘Caruso’, […]

It’s The Most Enormous Turnip You Will Ever See And It’s Coming To Lichfield!

Famous children’s story to be re-potted at the Lichfield Garrick Stuff and Nonsense Theatre Company are bringing their re-potted version of the famous children’s story, The Enormous Turnip to the Lichfield Garrick on Sunday 9 September. Following their highly acclaimed performances of Goldilocks & The 3 Bears and The Emperor’s New Clothes, this unswervingly energetic […]

New Vic Theatre Announces Full Autumn Season

As the New Vic Theatre’s most ambitious production to date – Astley’s Astounding Adventures – takes to the stage as part of Circus250 celebrations, Staffordshire’s theatre-in-the-round today announces its full autumn season. The theatre will produce two brand new productions, beginning with Maxine Peake’s Queens of the Coal Age which takes centre-stage from Friday 7 […]

New Season Of National Theatre Live Screenings Announced For Gatehouse Autumn Winter Programme

Stafford Gatehouse Theatre has announced its forthcoming season of National Theatre Live screenings for the 2018/19 Autumn Winter programme of shows, kicking off with the critically-acclaimed production of Julie. Vanessa Kirby (The Crown, NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Eric Kofi Abrefa (The Amen Corner) feature in the cast of this brand new production, […]

Here Come the Girls

Local theatre bucks national gender gap trend with leading female team on its forthcoming Community Musical The Lichfield Garrick’s forthcoming Community Musical, Once Upon a Mattress, will be showcasing the very best in both female creative and theatre management talent this summer, bucking the national trend of gender inequality in theatre as highlighted by The […]

Young Lichfield Actress Makes Pilgrimage To Lourdes

Lichfield student dedicates her spare time to assist disabled pilgrims in gaining access to holy place of worship Rebecca Mills, 17, from Lichfield along with a large group of volunteers from the Birmingham Diocese recently made a weeklong trip over to Lourdes to give up their spare time to help those less able to reach […]

Preparations Underway For Youth Theatre Summer Project

Rehearsals get underway next week as aspiring young performers begin work on the Madness musical Our House, and Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jnr, to be performed at Stafford Gatehouse Theatre next month. This year, for the first time, the Gatehouse Summer Project will include two shows: an adaptation of the beloved Disney classic by younger […]