Review: Kinky Boots, New Wolsey Theatre

Next month marks ten years since Kinky Boots made its debut at Chicago’s Bank of America Theatre. To celebrate this milestone Ipswich’s New Wolsey Theatre and Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch have co-produced a regional revival of the award-winning musical, which is hugely entertaining from start to finish.  Based on the 2005 film, which in turn was based... Continue Reading →

News: Full Cast and creative team announced for Burke & Hare: A Murderous Musical Romp

The New Wolsey Theatre in Ipswich has announced the full cast and creative team for the murderous musical romp Burke & Hare, which runs at the venue from 6-21 May with livestream performances from 19 – 21 May. Tom Wentworth’s black comedy of the infamous grave robbing double act sees three versatile actors, supplied with... Continue Reading →

News: Kinky Boots returns for first UK revival 

The New Wolsey Theatre Ipswich and Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch have today announced that they will be co-producing the first UK revival and regional premiere of the Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical Kinky Boots. The production will also mark 10 years since the musical’s debut at Chicago’s Bank of America Theatre in 2012. The new production,... Continue Reading →

News: Schools’ education packs to accompany new digital production of The Picture of Dorian Gray

The co-producers of the upcoming contemporary digital adaptation of the Oscar Wilde classic, The Picture of Dorian Gray, have announced that they will be offering a cross-curriculum educational pack for teachers, lecturers and students that will be available throughout the production’s run from 16-31 March, as well as available by request for dates following the... Continue Reading →

Top online theatre of 2020

2020 certainly wasn't the year we were expecting, but despite many theatres sadly having to remain closed due to the pandemic we've still been able to get our theatre fix thanks to online productions. I've rounded up just a few of my favourites from the past nine months. What A Carve Up! Barn Theatre, Lawrence... Continue Reading →

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