Wales

The latest news, features and reviews from theatre, opera and dance in Cardiff and throughout Wales.

Reviews

The Nether, John Rowley

The Nether

Jennifer Haley (Company of Sirens / good cop bad cop at Seligman Theatre, Chapter, Cardiff).
Reviewer: Othniel Smith

Sian Howard and Molly Vevers, Aenne Pallasca

Seanmhair

Hywel John (The Other Room at The Other Room at Porters, Cardiff).
Reviewer: Othniel Smith

Hannah Donaldson and Louise Ludgate, Leslie Black Photography

World Domination

Lesley Hart (Sherman Theatre / Òran Mór at Sherman Theatre).
Reviewer: Othniel Smith

Adrian Thorne, Lucy Rivers and Tom Cottle in Sinners Club, Keiran Cudlip

Sinners Club

Lucy Rivers (Gagglebabble at Theatr Clwyd).
Reviewer: Dave Jennings

Fatal lovers, Iseult (Caitlin Hulcup) and Tristan (Tom Randle), Robert Workman, WNO

Le Vin Herbé

Frank Martin (Welsh National Opera at Millennium Centre, Cardiff).
Reviewer: Colin Davison

Morgan Thomas, Volcano Theatre

Flash

Morgan Thomas (Atrium Theatre, University of South Wales).
Reviewer: Othniel Smith

Shogun wedding? Celebrations as Cio-Cio-San (Madam Butterfly) marries Lt. Benjamin Franklin Pinkerton, Jeremy Abrahams, WNO

Madam Butterfly

Puccini (Welsh National Opera at Millennium Centre, Cardiff).
Reviewer: Colin Davison

Jeany Spark as Kyra and Jay Villiers as Tom, Mark Carline

Skylight

David Hare (Theatr Clwyd at Anthony Hopkins Theatre, Theatr Clwyd, Mold).
Reviewer: Dave Jennings

Lucy Rivers, Kieran Cudlip

Sinners Club

Lucy Rivers (Gagglebabble, The Other Room, Theatr Clwyd at The Other Room at Porter's, Cardiff).
Reviewer: Othniel Smith

Steffan Donnelly, My Body Welsh,

My Body Welsh

Tara Robinson and Steffan Donnelly (Invertigo Theatre, Pontio and The Conker Group at Theatr Clwyd).
Reviewer: Dave Jennings

News

Wales Theatre Awards 2017

The Other Room and Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru were the big winners, and there was a notable first for actor Llion Williams at Wales Theatre Awards 2017, which were presented at the Taliesin Theatre in Swansea.

Othniel Smith, 26 February 2017