Post Tagged with: "Lyceum"

Review: Crewe Amateur Musicals’ “Sweeney Todd” at Lyceum

Review: Crewe Amateur Musicals’ “Sweeney Todd” at Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner Members of the audience at The Lyceum in Crewe are invited to sit back and relax for the current production of “Sweeney Todd”. Although, when you see what happens to the customers who sit in Sweeney’s chair, you may find that a little difficult!

March 20, 2013 2 comments Music Reviews, Reviews, Theatre Reviews
Review: “Finding Chaucer’s Voice” at Crewe Lyceum

Review: “Finding Chaucer’s Voice” at Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner The warning on the leaflet ‘may contain some Middle English’, didn’t put me off – or those who stood with me in the cold waiting to get into The Lyceum in Crewe.

March 12, 2013 0 comments Reviews, Theatre Reviews
Hundreds brave rain for Crewe Christmas Lights switch on

Hundreds brave rain for Crewe Christmas Lights switch on

By Jonathan White Hundreds braved the rain and wind to watch the annual Crewe Christmas lights switch-on in the main square. The cast of Cinderella from the Lyceum Theatre pantomime began the countdown and switched on with Mayor of Crewe Peggy Martin.

November 23, 2012 0 comments Bunbury, Human Interest, Latest, News, Shavington
Review: Curtain Call’s “The Producers”, at Crewe Lyceum

Review: Curtain Call’s “The Producers”, at Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner Curtain Call Productions has once again presented another fantastic show at The Lyceum in Crewe. “The Producers” tells the story of two Broadway producers, who decide to make money by putting on a musical destined to flop.

November 15, 2012 2 comments Comedy Reviews, Reviews, Theatre Reviews
Review: “Our House” at Crewe Lyceum Theatre

Review: “Our House” at Crewe Lyceum Theatre

By Claire Faulkner Curtain Call Productions rocked The Lyceum in Crewe on the opening night of  “Our House”. Directed by Joel Montague, it tells the story of Joe, a young man whose life is facing two very different directions.

Review: “Buddy Holly’s Winter Dance Party”, Crewe Lyceum

Review: “Buddy Holly’s Winter Dance Party”, Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner Of course I’d heard of Buddy Holly, and knew of his tragic death in 1959. However, music from 50s America is not my speciality. So going into The Lyceum with my dad was slightly out of my comfort zone.

Review: Intense drama “Kiss Chase” plays at Crewe Lyceum

Review: Intense drama “Kiss Chase” plays at Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner Kiss Chase follows four old friends who, locked inside the gym at a school reunion, reminisce about old times and lie about new ones. Written by Philip Gladwin, and directed by Patric Kearns this production is an interesting and thought-provoking drama.

May 30, 2012 1 comment Reviews, Theatre 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.

Nantwich Museum scoops £19,000 lottery grant for summer events

Nantwich Museum scoops £19,000 lottery grant for summer events

Nantwich Museum has secured £19,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund to stage an exhibition and events programme this summer. The volunteer-developed exhibition is called “Nantwich under the two Elizabeths”.

Joe Longthorne brings sell-out tour to Crewe Lyceum

Joe Longthorne brings sell-out tour to Crewe Lyceum

Joe Longthorne will be at Crewe’s Lyceum theatre next month as part of his sell-out UK tour. The singer (pictured) has been packing out venues like London Palladium and Royal Albert Hall for 40 years.

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: “Haunted” at the Lyceum in Crewe

Review: “Haunted” at the Lyceum in Crewe

Can anyone really get away with murder? ‘Haunted’, a new play written by Ron Aldridge, examines the consequences of love, betrayal and untimely death, writes Claire Faulkner.

March 8, 2012 0 comments Reviews, Theatre Reviews
REVIEW: The Merry Widow opera, at Crewe Lyceum

REVIEW: The Merry Widow opera, at Crewe Lyceum

Theatre-goers were given a real treat when they watched the “The Merry Widow” at Crewe’s Lyceum, writes Claire Faulkner. I love the magic and illusion that a trip to the theatre brings, and I’ll be honest, opera wouldn’t normally be the first thing I would decide to go and see at the Lyceum.

February 14, 2012 0 comments Reviews, Theatre Reviews