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Special ingredients in writing Chicken Soup

A conversation in Crucible Corner led to the formation of the writing partnership behind Chicken Soup which is about to premiere in the Crucible Studio.

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Everyman Theatre production of Ronald Harwood's comedy Quartet, left to right, Paul Nicholas, Sue Holderness  Jeff Rawle and Wendi Peters, 
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Jeff will be on song in home surroundings

A revival of Ronald Harwood’s bittersweet comedy, Quartet, brings actor Jeff Rawle back on tour to the city in which he grew up.

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Listings: Theatre

Listings: Theatre

February 15 - February 22 2018

Youngsters take to the stage

Help for Sheffield’s disadvantaged and vulnerable through performing arts

Reaching out to young disadvantaged and vulnerable people in Sheffield is a performing arts organistion.

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Kane Oliver Parry, left, as Gerry Goffin, with Amy Ellen Richardson 'Cynthia Weil', Bront� Barb� as Carole King and Matthew Gonsalves as Barry Mann in Beautiful - The Carole King Musical.

Couple who were just Brill at producing hits

She wrote her first number one hit at the age of 17 and went on to become arguably the most celebrated and successful female singer/songwriter of the Sixties and Seventies, if not of all time.

Matt Rixon as Edna Turnblad with Norman Pace as Wilbur Turnblad in Hairspray

Norman’s musical conquest

Since the demise of the comedy partnership of Hale and Pace from its heyday in the Eighties and Nineties, Norman Pace has found a niche in musical theatre.

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The X Factor Live Tour 2018

PREVIEW: The X Factor Live Tour 2018 featuring Rak-Su, Grace Davies and other live finalists

The X Factor Live Tour 2018 is bringing latest champs Rak-Su and a host of other stars to arenas around the UK when for the first time ever the audience will choose their own winner each night.

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Natalya Romanova as Clara, Pyotr Borchenko as Nutcracker Prince, St Petersburg Classical Ballet, Sheffield Lyceum,. Jan 9-13 2018

Review: The Nutcracker ballet at Sheffield Lyceum was magical

The Nutcracker is one of the most classic stories to be told through ballet.

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The Wizard of Oz at The Crucible. Picture by Johan Persson.

Shakespearean actor happy to don lion suit

With a strong background in classical theatre Jonathan Broadbent is taking a new direction in heading off down the Yellow Brick Road as the Cowardly Lion in The Wizard of Oz at the Crucible.

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Ingenious thriller with perfect murder plot

Ingenious thriller with perfect murder plot

It is one of the most ingenious thriller plots. Two men strike up a conversation in the dining car of a train and concoct a plan for the perfect murder which could solve their respective problems.

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Fast and Furious Live coming to  the FlyDSA Arena (April 28-29)

2018 culture calendar promises rich variety

From the adrenaline-fuelled Fast and Furious Live arena spectacular to intimate chamber music courtesy of Music in the Round, the culture scene in 2018 promises to be as rich and varied as ever.

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Jonathan Hyde as Julius Caesar and Lisa Caruccio Came as Calpurnia. Photo by Johan Persson.

From Julius Caesar to Tricky Dicky

Jonathan Hyde and Daniel Rigby will take the title roles in  Peter Morgan’s Frost/Nixon opening at the Crucible Theatre in February.

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Damian Williams and Jake Canuso in Mother Goose at the Lyceum, Sheffield

Waiter from Benidorm finding his feet in panto

As a Swiss Italian who plays a Spaniard on TV, Jake Canuso is getting to know a peculiarly English institution as he takes part in his third pantomime, playing Demon Vanity in Mother Goose at Sheffield’s Lyceum this Christmas.

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NeverLand at Theatre Delicatessen

Review: Pleasantly chaotic show - Neverland, Theatre Delicatessen

Like the Johnny Depp film, Finding Neverland, this tells the story of how writer JM Barrie’s friendship with an Edwardian family of small boys inspired Peter Pan. There the comparison ends.

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Spirit of Harlem nights brought to today’s UK

Spirit of Harlem nights brought to today’s UK

Christmas parties are in full swing but the one happening in the Crucible Studio is unlike anything most people will have experienced.

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The Supervet to tour UK and Ireland arenas and theatres in 2018

PREVIEW: TV's Supervet Noel Fitzpatrick to tour UK arenas including Yorkshire dates

The Supervet - TV's much loved Noel Fitpatrick - is to take his story on the road with a groundbreaking new live show visiting UK arenas and theatres including Sheffield and Leeds.
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From left,  Sam Attwater as Captain Hook, Philip Day as Dame Able Mabel, Anthony Sahota as Peter Pan, Lucy Edge as Wendy and Liberty X star Kelli Young as Tiger Lily. Picture: Anne Shelley.

REVIEW: Pomegranate’s Peter Pan is a surefire hit with young and old in Chesterfield

Christmas has officially arrived in Chesterfield with the opening of the Pomegranate Theatre’s annual panto – and it’s a belter.

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Cast of Everybody's Talking About Jamie at the Apollo Theatre. Photo by Johan Persson

"Hit West End musical is my love letter to Sheffield," says director

"It's a love letter to Sheffield," says director Jonathan Butterell of Everybody's Talking About Jamie which opened to a smash-hit run at the Crucible earlier this year and has now taken the West End by storm.

Rehearsals for WIZARD OF OZ, by Baum,      , By L Frank Baum, Director - Robert Hastie, Designer - Janet Bird, Choreography - Ewan Jones, Sheffield Theatres, 2017, Credit: Johan Persson

Theatre: All off down the Yellow Brick Road

As a member of the cast when the Crucible premiered the musical, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, last year, Gabrielle Brooks could have been basking in the glory of the five-star reviews greeting the show’s opening in the West End.

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NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL. Simon Lipkin 'Mr Poppy'  Photo by Richard Davenport.jpg

Review: Nativity! The Musical, Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield

There is a cracking joke in this musical about a failing primary school which puts on a musical about the Christmas story. A little lad asks his teacher if he can play Joseph and explains why. “Because my mum is having a baby and my dad doesn’t think it’s his!”

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