Archive for 'Ellie Wason'
We go to the theatre perhaps to escape and be drawn into another world, to think, to laugh, to cry. But occasionally we see something that breaks the mould and surpasses our expectations, staying with us long after we leave the auditorium.
War Horse has humble roots at the National Theatre, where it was so successful [...]
Didn’t make it to this year’s TheatreCraft event at the London Coliseum? Don’t worry, we sent along two past TheatreFix interns to get you all the vital info and advice on how to break into different areas of the industry.
As I listened to an array of theatre industry professionals talking about how [...]
It’s difficult to go to see a show and not have some sort of preconception of it, whether through advertising, reviews or just word of mouth. For The 39 Steps the preconception was perhaps that it is a little old-fashioned, traditional and enjoyed only by older generations. But only one of these things is true [...]
She may be in her 60s, but actress Myra Sands is still going strong after a career in theatre which spans more than 50 years and has produced an impressive résumé containing 100s of musicals. She is currently in Oliver! at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, where I chatted to her in her dressing room. [...]
After years of rumours and tantalising snippets of progress, the sequel to The Phantom Of The Opera was hotly anticipated by fans and critics alike. It finally opened last month, causing much discussion as the reviews were unusually polarised. So I went along to see for myself whether I fell into the love or the [...]
We’re all used to the large scale, tension-filled plays where the actors parade around the stage in a dramatic fashion. But what about the smaller, more subtle plays; is there a place for them?
When I went to the press night of the play Little Gem I’m not sure what I was expecting, but I [...]