In rehearsal with SHREK The Musical…

A host of fairytale characters are coming to life in a secret rehearsal room not so far, far away…

The big, bright and beautiful UK tour of Shrek – the Musical opens tomorrow night in Leeds, and we thought we would bring you a sneaky few shots from the rehearsal room ahead of opening night…

Shrek the Musical takes Ogre Birmingham next Easter – for more info click here.

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Press Night Pics…

Last Thursday (10 July) the magical West End musical WICKED played to a sensational Press Night turning the theatre Emerald with a dazzling standing ovation and sparkling celebrations.

Take a look at images from the official opening night below…

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FREE Summer Fun this August!

Roll up, roll up for more free Summer fun in the sun this August with another action-packed series of weekends from Summer in Southside!

This year promises to be bigger and better than ever before featuring over thirty companies and over 100 local, regional, national and international artists.We are promised a variety of spectacular and innovative performances from comedy, drama, contemporary dance, physical theatre, aerial dance, puppetry, hip hop, and audience participation.

Peter Knott, Area Director, Arts Council England, said: “Summer in Southside offers free performances over three weekends in Birmingham’s increasingly vibrant Southside. The programme promises unique and ambitious productions, from Coventry based Talking Birds theatre company to the internationally acclaimed Wired Aerial Theatre, I’m sure there’ll be something everyone will enjoy.”

Summer in Southside FREE events take place on Saturday 9 August; Saturday 16 August and Bank Holiday weekend Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 August between 1pm-7pm with a late night performance at 10pm on Saturday 23 August.

SUMMER IN SOUTHSIDE is supported by Southside BID, LCP (owners of the Arcadian), Without Walls, Arts Connect, Birmingham City Council Festivals Fund, and National Lottery through Arts Council England’s Grants for the arts scheme.

For more info head to www.summerinsouthside.com