Theatre News

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Spine-chilling thriller The Woman In Black comes to the Cambridge Arts Theatre from Monday 24 to Saturday 29 February.

Who is the mysterious wife who never leaves the house? Pirandello gives us one version of the story - and then the opposite.

Only 10 per cent of people stopped in the street would have heard of Pirandello - even in Italy - but he is writing for the 90 per cent who have never heard of him

Forty members of Soham's Viva Youth Theatre group will bring the fairytale adventure of Shrek the Musical to life on stage in Ely next month.

Strictly Come Dancing's 2017 winner Joe McFadden (Heartbeat and Holby City) stars in a new production of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert at the Cambridge Corn Exchange from February 10-15. Ahead of the show we caught up with him for a chat about what people can expect from the production.

Director, Sally Cookson said: "I read the book in one hit. I thought I would kill for the opportunity to make this story into a piece of theatre."

God of Carnage by Yasina Reza, is an attack on the pretentiousness of the bourgeoisie.

I bet they argued in the tavern about it in 1603 when it opened. It could have been called Iago because he, the villain of the piece, is the ringmaster. And his weapon is violence against women.

An exciting tale of an ice skater who competes in a race across the frozen Fens will be performed in Ely and March.

A heart-breakingly young prostitute in Bradford who approached a married couple in their car, was the inspiration behind the Granada Television series, Band of Gold, now on stage at Cambridge Arts Theatre next month.

Most read stories

Digital Edition

Read the Ely Standard e-edition E-edition

Local Weather

Sunshine and Showers

Sunshine and Showers

max temp: 9°C

min temp: 2°C

Newsletter Sign-up

Other Emails: