Review: A Passing Dance, Pitlochry Festival Theatre

Review: A Passing Dance, Pitlochry Festival Theatre

5.0Overall Score

Every year the changing leaves comes as a surprise to me. It shouldn’t. It happens every year. Still, I marvel at how the deep green of the trees turns yellow and crimson, each leaf its own little tapestry. Walking through the parks and woods I normally observe them as a mass, scattered across the ground, swept up into piles by

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Dr Blood’s Old Travelling Show hits the road tonight to raise funds for theatre industry | Theatre | Entertainment

Dr Blood’s Old Travelling Show will perform at some of the country’s most prestigious theatres for a run of socially distanced outdoor performances. And all ticket sale proceeds are being donated to the venues as a “thank you” by show producers Imitating The Dog.

The first performance of the bone-chilling new production will be staged to a standing audience of 100 outside Leeds Playhouse tonight and the three-week tour will

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THE WINDOWS OF TOULOUSE-LATREC by Bated Breath Theatre Company

BWW Review: An intoxicating VOYEUR: THE WINDOWS OF TOULOUSE-LATREC by Bated Breath Theatre Company

An audience of eight checks in outside The Duplex in Greenwich Village. On a gorgeous Friday evening, there were people all around drinking outside bars at tables and dancing to disco tunes in Christopher Park. Waiting for the show to begin, turn in any direction and there are visuals and sounds setting the mood. Voyeur: The Windows of Toulouse-Latrec conjures up Paris circa 1899 in the bohemian nightclub vista of

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A New Theatre Festival Announces Lineup

Homecoming: A New Theatre Festival will take place 10 – 14 November, 2020.

Homecoming: A New Theatre Festival Announces Lineup

Award-winning genre explorers Encompass Productions return to the White Bear Theatre with HOMECOMING: A NEW THEATRE FESTIVAL, hosting five world premieres. A celebration of theatre returning to its true home – the stage – Homecoming features new work from a wide array of London’s very best theatre companies and award-winning talent:

TUES 10 NOV: TOO CLOSE TO

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Virtual theatre festival will feature over 20 productions from around the world

Jersey City Theater Center is preparing its 2nd annual 10-day “Voices International Theatre Festival” from Thursday, Oct. 15, to Sunday, Oct. 25. The virtual program will feature 24 productions from 20 countries with many taking a look at the fractured state of the world this past year.

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Live and recorded full productions will be viewable online. Productions include 21 theatre companies from Europe, Eastern Europe, South Asia, Asia,

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Imitating the Dog theatre – like the travelling players of old

It’s happened. Ironically, in a week when the Chancellor Rishi Sunak suggested some people find alternative employment, I find myself in the position of writing about real live theatre coming back to our cities.

Thursday, 8th October 2020, 5:58 pm

Updated Thursday, 8th October 2020, 6:02 pm
Matt Prendergast in rehearsals for Dr Blood’s Old Travelling Show at the Piece Hall in Halifax on Friday night and Saturday. (Picture: Ed Waring).
Matt Prendergast in rehearsals for Dr Blood’s Old Travelling Show at the Piece Hall in Halifax on Friday night and Saturday. (Picture:
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Manual Cinema’s FRANKENSTEIN at City Theatre Is The World’s Artsiest Drive-In Movie

BWW Review: Manual Cinema's FRANKENSTEIN at City Theatre Is The World's Artsiest Drive-In MovieIt feels so good to be back, writing a review again after so long in quarantine. That said, I am struggling to figure out exactly how to review City Theatre’s presentation of Manual Cinema’s Frankenstein, at the Drive-In Festival. The experience is a hybrid drive-in movie and avant-garde jazz concert, with some prerecorded elements and some live. But on the night I attended, a storm led to the entire

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CAT looking for home: Chamberlayne Actors Theatre gone from Wilkinson Road building after 56 years | Art & Museums

While the theater may not have been able to run shows this year because of COVID, “I think it was a good deal for CAT because it was their theater home,” Bowers said. “All their stuff was stored there — it was like CAT’s house.”

She said the offer to the theater was a contract extension through August 2021, with a payment structure reflective of the theater’s revenue challenges due

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Theatre Crude hosts local Fringe Festival throughout October, numerous productions available to watch online | Culture

Before COVID-19 shut down many parts of the fine arts industry, plans were in motion for a 2020 Fringe Festival but soon changed as businesses began to close. The fine arts, including Theatre Crude, have struggled during the pandemic and are fighting for a respite. 

In 2019, the Fringe Festival took place over the course of two weeks at the indoor Plenty Mercantile Venue in Oklahoma City, showcasing 10 acts

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AN EVENING WITH AN IMMIGRANT at The Bridge Theatre

The show is written and performed by Inua Ellams.

Written and performed by Inua Ellams, The Bridge presents Ellams’ and Fuel’s production of An Evening with an Immigrant, with music selection by DJ Sid Mercutio.

Performances run through October 15.

Born to a Muslim father and a Christian mother in what is now considered by many to be Boko Haram territory, Inua Ellams left Nigeria for England in 1996 aged

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Review: Tatha Wakes Up From A Very Long Sleep, Pitlochry Festival Theatre

Whilst some London theatres finally begin to open their doors to a lucky and eager few audience members, our lovely Scottish theatres remain closed and very much in danger. It’s hard to say what lies ahead or how long this ‘dark period’ will last, but it’s important for us all to remain hopeful.

Although Pitlochry Festival Theatre (PFT) remains closed as a building, a successful theatrical presence is maintained online.

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Sydney Fringe Festival Presents QUEERS ON THE FRINGE As A Cathartic Collection Of Cabaret To Counter The Covid19 Induced Live Theatre Hiatus.

BWW REVIEW: Sydney Fringe Festival Presents QUEERS ON THE FRINGE As A Cathartic Collection Of Cabaret To Counter The Covid19 Induced Live Theatre Hiatus.

Wednesday 23rd September 2020, 7:30pm Old 505 Theatre and Livestreamed.

Acclaimed creator of cabaret and the Queerstories series, Maeve Marsden hosts an entertaining evening of comedy, music, storytelling and drag with QUEERS ON THE FRINGE. Supported by musical director and pianist Ben Kiehne, the effervescent Marsden leads a cabaret showcase of acts who present performances that blend the personal and political experiences of being queer and from diverse backgrounds including

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DR. BLOOD’S OLD TRAVELLING SHOW Comes to the Belgrade Theatre

Performances take place on Friday 23 and Saturday 24 October.

Trick or treating might be off the cards this year, but that needn’t mean missing out on Halloween altogether. On Friday 23 and Saturday 24 October, imitating the dog and Leeds Playhouse will be keeping the spooky spirit alive in Coventry with a raucous and deliciously dark new tale in Dr Blood’s Old Travelling Show.

Specially created in response to

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It’s before you! York Theatre Royal announces travelling panto troupe | Theatre

York Theatre Royal puts on one of the most famous pantos in the land. Even heart bypass surgery didn’t stop its renowned dame, Berwick Kaler, from writing and starring in its festive extravaganza in 2017. While the Covid-19 pandemic has left many playhouses with no option but to cancel their pantomimes this year, the Theatre Royal has come up with an alternative proposal: a travelling panto.

A troupe of actors

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Second annual Theatre Crude Fringe Festival goes virtual due to pandemic

The second annual Theatre Crude Fringe Festival will feature 12 companies hailing from across Oklahoma as well as New York City and Lubbock, Texas. Local productions will be recorded and broadcast in partnership with OKC artist collective Factory Obscura at its “Mix-Tape” experience on Automobile Alley.

“A lot of theater is maybe a new version of a story that has been told before, but with a fringe festival, they’re specifically

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Theatre Crude Fringe Festival goes virtual due to pandemic

At the 2019 Theatre Crude Fringe Festival, Perpetual Motion Dance performs "Water Won't Wait." [Photo by Abby Welch]
At the 2019 Theatre Crude Fringe Festival, Perpetual Motion Dance performs “Water Won’t Wait.” [Photo by Abby Welch]

A version of this story appears in the Sunday Life section of The Oklahoman.

Like ‘climbing into a treehouse and discovering a speakeasy’
Second annual Theatre Crude Fringe Festival goes virtual due to pandemic

Rodney Brazil is cooking up something special for the Oklahoma City’s second annual fringe festival.

But the OKC

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It’s before you! York Theatre Royal announces travelling panto troupe

York Theatre Royal puts on one of the most famous pantos in the land. Even heart bypass surgery didn’t stop its renowned dame, Berwick Kaler, from writing and starring in its festive extravaganza in 2017. While the Covid-19 pandemic has left many playhouses with no option but to cancel their pantomimes this year, the Theatre Royal has come up with an alternative proposal: a travelling panto.

A troupe of actors

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Voices Of Truth Theatre Festival Debuts At Powerstories In 2021

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Powerstories Theatre, in collaboration with Outcast Theatre Collective is seeking submissions for its 2021 Voices of Truth Theatre Festival.
Powerstories Theatre, in collaboration with Outcast Theatre Collective is seeking submissions for its 2021 Voices of Truth Theatre Festival. (Powerstories Theatre)

TAMPA BAY, FL —Powerstories Theatre, in collaboration with Outcast Theatre Collective, is hosting the inaugural The Voices of Truth Theatre Festival March 10-28 in Powerstories’ film-friendly enhanced theater.

Honoring its mission statement to

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Live music, theatre and other performances to resume after Mid-Autumn Festival in Hong Kong



a group of people walking down a street holding an umbrella: Hong Kong has seen a general decline in the number of local Covid-19 cases but infections among those returning to the city remain high. Photo: Dickson Lee


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Hong Kong has seen a general decline in the number of local Covid-19 cases but infections among those returning to the city remain high. Photo: Dickson Lee

Live performances at entertainment venues could restart from next week’s Mid-Autumn Festival but other social-distancing measures would remain in place, as Hong Kong authorities confirmed three new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday.

The announcement will come as a relief to the coronavirus-stricken

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Review: Virtual Collaborators Festival – A Younger Theatre

Now that live theatre has returned, Virtual Collaborators used the chance to come together to create the Virtual Collaborators Festival. It is a weekend of live theatre and music performed on the lawn next to St. John’s Church in Leytonstone.

You can feel the excitement in the air as we gather in front of a make-shift stage set-up between gravestones. Virtual Collaborators came out of lockdown with the intent

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