Tag: Minotaur Theatre Company

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Review: Cabaret 2019 at the UEA Drama Studio

In aid of Rare Disease UK and St Martins Housing Trust, Minotaur Theatre Company’s vibrant production of Cabaret 2019 certainly delivered on its promise to provide “a night of thrilling musical theatre”. The selection of songs from contemporary musicals was refreshing and successful in capturing the zeitgeist of the musical theatre landscape. At the same…

Arts

Boudica: Powerful, exciting, awesome!

After spending my Thursday evening completely engulfed in the story of a warrior queen, I can safely say that Minotaur Theatre Company’s Boudica was phenomenal. I arrived expecting excitement, courage and rebellion, and was not disappointed; the team of actors, directed by Priya Appleby and Thomas Guttridge, really delivered. Atmosphere was built through the actors,…

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Bouncers and Shakers: “two amazing productions elevated the bar for Minotaur”

Minotaur Theatre Company’s comedy double bill Bouncers and Shakers features two plays by John Godber and John Godber and Jane Thornton respectively. The night kicked off with a production of Shakers, a play about four girls working in a cocktail bar, followed by Bouncers (plot, self-explanatory). Considering the title structure, I was surprised to find…

Arts, OldVenue

Review – Minotaur Theatre Company Shorts Festival

Night one This year’s Minotaur Theatre Company Shorts Festival began with Kyle Flynn-Davies’ “Whispering Shadows”. Flynn-Davies’ script follows six residents in a nursing home, suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, the onset of Dementia, and their claustrophobic environment. The disease itself is never mentioned, yet Flynn-Davies clearly demonstrates the patients’ suffering – all of whom at different…

Arts, OldVenue

Peeling Back the Curtain

Behind the curtain there’s a cacophony of last minute rehearsing, seemingly bizarre warm-up routines and stage hands prepping. It’s opening night and the audience have arrived en masse. Amongst the chaos everything has its place and the night is perfectly scheduled. The cast and crew’s excitement is palpable as programmes are handed out at the…

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