Articles relating to: West Yorkshire Playhouse
In the interval of Tennessee Williams’s first play, The Glass Menagerie at the West Yorkshire Playhouse, I overheard one broadsheet critic (who shall remain nameless) say to another: “It’s all very well but why drag us across Yorkshire to watch a radio play.”Read the full story..
Shortly after moving back to his home town of Leeds from Dundee, where he’d been a very successful artistic director of Dundee Rep, James Brining told Northern Soul that “Leeds is a really brilliant city.Read the full story..
Sarah Eastaff, director of a new theatre company dedicated to making exciting, immersive story-telling experiences for children, writes for Northern Soul about producing theatre in unusual spaces and offers some advice when applying for arts funding.Read the full story..
Ellen McDougall is a prolific director and totally immersed in a profession that began in her early student days when she directed Philadelphia, Here I Come! and Cymbeline.Read the full story..
Running in repertory with the current Exchange production of Anna Karenina, and using many of the same cast and backstage team, The Rolling Stone is, for my money, a much more impressive production.Read the full story..
Northern Soul’s Rich Jevons talks to Out of Joint director Max Stafford-Clark about the new co-production with National Theatre Wales, Crouch, Touch, Pause, Engage.Read the full story..
Northern Soul’s Rich Jevons talks to Shared Experience’s artistic director Polly Teale about adapting and directing Mermaid.Read the full story..
Rich Jevons talks to West Yorkshire Playhouse’s Associate Director Mark Rosenblatt about his work on Samuel Adamson’s new adaptation of Chekov’s classic melodrama Uncle Vanya.Read the full story..
In the second of our series focusing on places to eat before the theatre, Rich Jevons goes to Leeds and visits three venues in walking distance of the West Yorkshire Playhouse: The Wardrobe, Kendells Bistro and Arts Café.Read the full story..
Northern Soul’s Rich Jevons talks to The Paper Birds’ artistic director Jemma McDonnell about the company’s latest production, Broke, ahead of a nationwide tour and performances in their home town of Leeds.Read the full story..
The Northern Soul Awards 2018
The Northern Soul Awards 2018 took place at the stunning Manchester Cathedral on November 15. Here’s our list of winners, along with the Highly Commended and Special Mentions for each category. Congratulations!
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