Liverpool Scriptshop present four stand out plays by local writers to premier at newly renovated Hope Street Theatre on 5th and 6th October, as part of the Liverpool Fringe Festival.
The Valley Theatre Short-play Festival is gearing up for a blitz of dramatic creativity from the 27th – 29th August, showcasing 15 new plays by local writers at the Valley Community Theatre in Netherley.
Joanne Tremarco presents The Birth of Death at The Arts Centre, Edge Hill University on Thursday, February 6th.
Coming to The City of Liverpool College Arts Centre on Wed 4th December is Globe Productions adaptation of William Shakespeares’ ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’.
Follow Dick Twittington and his companion, “Scally Cat” on their adventure as they travel to Liverpool to seek their fortune, at on Valley Theatre on the 14th and 15th December.
Death and the Maiden, by the Chilean author and playwright Ariel Dorfman, is being presented by EB Productions at the Hope Street Theatre on Sept 11th – 14th.
Death and the Maiden was written in 1990 by the Chilean author and playwright Ariel Dorfman and is being presented by EB Productions at the Hope Street Theatre on Sept 11th – 14th.
The Valley Drama Course is back, starting Monday 4th March with a 12 week course suitable for beginners and experienced alike.
Coming up is a biopic of the secret Marilyn Monroe, a black comedy featuring 6 serial killers, an adult Punch and Judy show, a modern adaptation of Edward II and ‘The Bench’ featuring 3 love stories.
Lisa Worth writes about the visit to Liverpool of The Royal de Luxe Giants which were seen by over a million people.
Flat Pack Music are back with another ‘Opera At The Casa’ night on Saturday 29th September, this time bringing La Bohème, Puccini’s unforgettable love story of Rodolfo and Mimi who meet and fall in love instantly.
Robert Tressell’s classic socialist novel adapted to the stage by Merlin Productions at the Casa Theatre on 24th & 25th August.
‘Queertet’ is a festival of new short LGBTQ plays that runs alongside the cities fabulous Pride celebrations and will take place at The Casa, Hope Street on 26th & 27th July.
Burjesta Theatre are putting on a series of theatre workshops, every week looking at one dramatist and one of their great pieces of drama, each Wednesday at 7pm at The Casa.
Coming in April for one night only professional opera company Flat Pack Music bring Mozart’s comic opera ‘Cosi Fan Tutte’ to The Casa.
Lisa Worth describes the work of MAD, the Merseyside Academy of Drama based on Hope Street, since it was formed in 2009.
Finvola Dunphy previews Her Benny, a beloved musical which made its debut in Liverpool to packed-out theatres 25 years ago and will be opening at the Royal Court Theatre from 25th January.
Burjesta Theatre presents….Mother Goose Xmas Panto, the original and funniest panto of ’em all at The Casa from 9th December.
The momentous events of the Russian Revolution depicted on stage in a combination of drama, reportage and Greek-style chorus, on at The Casa from Friday 20th October.
Four stories from acclaimed Italian dramatists wife and husband team, at the Unity Theatre on 23rd September.
A ten week course, reading and exploring “The Island”, one of the most influential plays to come out of the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa, starts 20th September at Blackburne House.
Burjesta Theatre are putting on workshops on panto starting this Wednesday 2nd August, leading up to their first ever panto, Jack and the Beanstalk at the Casa.
A 12-week drama course on the theme of Mental Health starts Monday 10th July, 7pm at The Casa, Hope Street, Liverpool.
Theatre At The Casa are part of the inaugural Liverpool Fringe Festival with ten productions from 17th to 23rd June.
Liverpool-based poet and writer’s new original writing piece, In the Millennial Dome, previews at Liverpool Fringe.
Burjesta Theatre will be auditioning for their Autumn production, ‘Revolution’, on Wednesday 26th July @ The Casa, Hope Street.
Mikyla Jane Durkan, of Potentially Brilliant Productions, describes the drama workshops they run on socially related topics, particularly in regard to the ‘Refugee’ play staged at the Casa.
Colin Serjent describes the ways theatre in the UK has portrayed asylum seekers, refugees and migrants.
Ed Blaney’s Ultimate Bowie show comes to the Epstein Theatre on May 20th with a two-hour show of Bowie classics.
Burjesta Theatre begin a new series of workshops on Wednesday 10th May at the Casa on Hope Street dedicated to ‘revolution’.
Coming to the The Casa on Monday 8th May is Gerry Potter’s ‘The Sons of Liverpool’, a theatre-verse exploration of birth, life and death.
Coming to the Casa on the 24th and 25th April is More Scouse Saddam, a play by Mike Howl based on the true story of four builders from Liverpool who were taken hostage by Saddam Hussein in Baghdad.
Potentially Brilliant Productions presents a one hour drama ‘Refugee’ which looks at the current predicaments of refugees caught up in complex international politics, militarism and exploitation.
Join three Catherines, two Annes and one Jane for an evening you won’t soon forget at St Georges Hall, Liverpool on Saturday 15th April.
Burjesta Theatre presents ‘Shakespeare – War Play’, adapted entirely from the text of Shakespeare’s History Plays, performed at The Casa from Monday 27th March.
A free 12-week course beginning Monday 16th January focusing on the emotive subject of ‘Refugees’, exploring and attempting to understand what it means to be a refugee.
Burjesta Theatre begin a new series of workshops looking at the work of some of the great Russian dramatists, starts Wednesday 11th January at The Casa on Hope Street.
‘Still, Here’, a collaborative play about the world of dementia, those who live in it and with it, will be performed on Monday 28th November at The Casa.
Burjesta Theatre are holding open auditions for ‘Shakespeare: War Play’ an in-house adaptation of Shakespeare’s history cycles, on Wednesday, 23rd November at The Casa.
Burjesta Theatre presents Fyodor Dostoevsky’s classic tale of murder, ‘Crime and Punishment’, on at The Casa on 12th to 18th November.
A unique theatre performance will take place at The Invisible Wind Factory in Liverpool on 13th & 14th October, Cabaret From The Shadows includes clowning, buffoonery and dark comedy.
Valley Theatre are looking for people to enrol on their Theatre Performance Course starting on Wed 14th September.
Potentially Brilliant Productions present a free 12 week acting course, Improvise-Devise-Perform, starting Tuesday 13th September at the Casa.
“Dare Devil Rides To Jarama” is a new play by Neil Gore that tells the story of the British and Irish volunteers at the beginning of the brutal Civil War in Spain, coming to Liverpool on 22nd -23rd November.
Burjesta Theatre are putting on a 9 week course of workshops based on Shakespeare’s History Plays starting Wednesday 7th September, followed by a play for performance at the end of January.
Burjesta Theatre are holding auditions for our Autumn production of Fyodor Dostoevsky’s gripping crime story, ‘Crime and Punishment’, on Wednesday 17th August.
Irish Theatre presents ‘An Evening with George Bernard Shaw’ at The Casa, Hope Street, on Saturday 18th June.
Burjesta Theatre Company is unlike any other on Merseyside, “We wanted to do it our way”, said Julian Bond and Mikyla Durkin in agreement, when Lynda-Louise Tomlinson met them to learn more about the company.
Burjesta Theatre presents ‘The Odyssey’, Homer’s epic story of monsters, magicians, witches and goddesses which has been mesmerising audiences now for over 3,000 years.
Welcome to Paradise Road is a play written by Brian Coyle and set in a society where nothing is private and no one knows who to trust, on tour around Liverpool on 5th, 8th, 9th, 13th and 14th April.
In March 2016, the fascinating story of one of Liverpool’s forgotten heroes, Edward Rushton, is finally set to be told in a new play at the Everyman Theatre.
Unity Theatre successfully awarded Small Scale Capital Redevelopment funding from Arts Council England.
Burjesta Theatre are holding auditions for their in-house adaptation of Homer’s spell-binding tale The Odyssey, which they will be performing in April at The Casa.
Events in Liverpool in November to celebrate Joe Hill, the songwriter and union activist, who was executed by the state of Utah 100 years ago.
Richard Lewis previews Top Joe’s Regular Gig, a series of live performances hosted by cult Edinburgh Fringe comedian Top Joe kicking off on Sat 17th October.