Archive for 'Cordula Schnuer'
Recapping a busy week
I cannot believe it’s already over. Five days, four shows and seven posts later I’m almost on my way out of the SOLT offices again. The week has taken me from Islington to Drury Lane, from comedy and drama to musical theatre.
It has been such a pleasure to work as part of [...]
I’m off to see the…Ogre
After a week of drama Shrek promised a change of pace. With no real preconception of what to expect I entered into the green wonderland that is Shrek The Musical. As with many other screen-to-stage adaptations, from Sister Act to Ghost or even Priscilla, my only concern was whether it would [...]
The story of a chain gang rebel
Cool Hand Luke tells the story of Lloyd ‘Luke’ Jackson, war veteran and chain gang convict, always on the run and on the wrong side of the law. He plays a cool hand of poker and keeps his cards to himself. In his chain gang he inspires rebellion, challenging [...]
Nights to remember in Theatreland
Every once in a while there’s a show that really takes your breath away. There can be moments where you want to laugh and cry at the same time. There are actors that leave you in awe of their craft or cunning set designs. Here are my Top Five theatre moments, [...]
Discovering an Arthur Miller modern classic
Hardly ever has a play left me with so much to say and lost for words at the same time. This was a Miller first for me. No English graduate can go without studying Miller but I’ve never seen one of his plays performed on stage.
In Broken Glass a whole [...]
World premiere of a new Oscar Wilde play
“A new Oscar Wilde play?!” I hear you say. Yes, this play has a rather peculiar history. Started by Wilde after his release from prison in 1897, the manuscript was passed on to an American actress who had bought the rights to the play. Upon her death the [...]
World Stages London will celebrate London’s culture with a cosmopolitan theatre season.
London 2012 is starting to loom over us everywhere. The sporting event that will descend upon the Big Smoke next year threatens to bring chaos and disturbance. Sound like too much doom and gloom?
For all the theatre-loving folk out there, fear not. It is [...]
I am finally sitting at my desk in the SOLT offices in London. It has taken a while for me to get here. I first applied over a year ago for the six-week TheatreFix internship scheme. Between university, other internships, the office refurbishment and much more, our schedules seemed absolutely incompatible. But we never gave [...]