NEWS: Susie McKenna to Take Up New Role at Hackney Empire

The Hackney Empire has confirmed that Creative Director Susie McKenna will take up the newly created position of Executive Creative Producer as the theatre announced that Cinderella will be the venue’s 2017 pantomime.  This news follows on from the closure of the 2016 pantomime Sleeping Beauty on the 8th January and it  was confirmed that… Read More

PREVIEW: Samuel Prout: A Grand Tour in Watercolour, Duke of York Square

The exhibition will be running as part of the British Antique Dealers’ Association Art Fair 2017  from the 15th to the 21st March.  The BADA 2017’s  loan exhibition will look at the watercolours of the artist and how he was able to capture Europe’s major cities and ports through the architectural detail and the skill he would… Read More

NEWS: Wicked the Musical to Fly Across the UK Once Again

It has been announced that the smash hit musical will be touring the UK once again in 2018, visiting 10 cities from February.  The West End and Broadway hit musical will be visiting Bristol, Birmingham, Liverpool, Edinburgh, Leeds, Dublin, Sunderland, Southampton, Cardiff and Manchester in a brand new UK tour which will run from the… Read More

NEWS: Alice’s Adventures Underground to Return to The Vaults

It has been announced that the Olivier nominated Alice’s Adventures Underground will be returning to The Vaults from the 15th April 2017.  Having been originally conceived to mark the 150th anniversary since Lewis Carroll’s classic novel was published, Alice’s Adventures Underground returns The Vaults with ticket prices available to under 26’s for just £25 each for the… Read More

REVIEW: The Wild Party, Hope Theatre

Sin, seduction, sex and jazz are brought into sharp focus in Mingled Yarn’s production of Joseph Moncure March’s narrative poem.  Set across one evening, Rafaella Marcus’s electrifying production has plenty to offer in terms of energy, pace and solid cast but as it builds momentum is in danger of getting slightly carried away. This unique… Read More