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Wistaston Singers wow the audience at Ludlow concert

Wistaston Singers wow the audience at Ludlow concert

By Jonathan White Wistaston Singers took their talents on the road when they travelled from South Cheshire to South Shropshire. They performed an evening concert in Ludlow at the Methodist Church in Broad Street.

May 29, 2012 0 comments Music Reviews, News, Reviews
Review: “Curtain Up” one-off show wows Crewe Lyceum audience

Review: “Curtain Up” one-off show wows Crewe Lyceum audience

By Claire Faulkner The Crewe Lyceum audience was given an insight into South Cheshire’s dance and artistic talent. A one-off song and dance show “Curtain Up” was staged by local groups Musical Mayhem, Nantwich-based X Academy, Inspire and Dance Basics.

REVIEW: Curtain Call Productions show “Rent” at Crewe Lyceum

REVIEW: Curtain Call Productions show “Rent” at Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner Directed by Joel Montague, rock opera “Rent” follows a group of friends for a year who struggle to cope with life, love, drugs and AIDS. Fast-paced, highly visual and with amazing sound, this production succeeds in portraying life and difficulties in modern America.

Review: Goldman Ensemble’s one-off special at Nantwich Players

Review: Goldman Ensemble’s one-off special at Nantwich Players

By Claire Faulkner The Goldman Ensemble thrilled a packed Nantwich audience when they performed ‘Piano Recital (Piano Not Included)’ at The Players Theatre. The four musicians possess a distinct character and different instruments to produce an amazing quartet.

April 29, 2012 1 comment Latest, Music Reviews, Reviews
REVIEW: Heritage Opera’s Rigoletto, Nantwich Civic Hall

REVIEW: Heritage Opera’s Rigoletto, Nantwich Civic Hall

By Claire Faulkner I’ll be honest, I never really thought opera was my first love when it came to the theatre. However, at some point during the performance of ‘Rigoletto’ at Nantwich Civic Hall, I found myself completely immersed in the story and those performing it on stage.

PICTURE SPECIAL – Nantwich Jazz and Music Festival 2012

PICTURE SPECIAL – Nantwich Jazz and Music Festival 2012

Nantwich Jazz and Music Festival organisers have hailed the 2012 event another huge success with more than 40,000 people visiting the town. The four-day event over the Easter weekend proved another hit with pub landlords, shops, restaurants and hotels all benefitting.

Review: ‘Sweet Charity’ by Crewe Amateur Musicals Society, Lyceum

Review: ‘Sweet Charity’ by Crewe Amateur Musicals Society, Lyceum

Crewe Amateur Musicals Society brought the swinging 60’s back to The Lyceum this week  with their production of ‘Sweet Charity’, writes Claire Faulkner. Directed by Fiona O’Connor, this musical was packed full of fun with great dance routines and live music.

March 22, 2012 1 comment Music Reviews, News, Reviews, Theatre Reviews
REVIEW: Crowds thrilled at Centenary Celebration, Crewe Lyceum

REVIEW: Crowds thrilled at Centenary Celebration, Crewe Lyceum

People flocked into The Lyceum to support the Centenary Celebration Show in aid of the Christie Hospital, writes Claire Faulkner. Compere Stu Francis led the audience through a wonderful variety show of local talent at last night’s show (November 20).

November 21, 2011 0 comments Music Reviews, Reviews, Theatre Reviews