Tag : Leeds Grand

InTheMiddle with Denis Lawson

8 months ago / 0 comments

You’ve seen him as rebel alliance fighter pilot, Wedge Antilles, in the original Star Wars trilogy; you might also know him as the uncle of Ewan McGregor. But with an acting career than spans over nearly fifty years, Denis Lawson is now ready to conquer a whole new galaxy: the … Read More

Look no further for festivity than Nativity! (the Musical)

11 months ago / 0 comments

Arts Editor Rose Crees tells us why this nativity scene must be seen. Nativity! the Musical triumphs at every twist and turn, jazz hand and box-step, sad moment and smile. While usually cautious of anything based on something else (be it film, book or musical), this show, it’s cast, script … Read More

Review: The Full Monty @ The Grand – steamy, hilarious fun

2 years ago / 0 comments

Shrieking, catcalls, cackling laughter and a standing ovation characterised the response to Simon Beaufoy’s production of the Full Monty on its opening night this week. Based on the 1997 film, the story follows a group of redundant steelworkers trying to make money any way they can. ‘Gaz’, effortlessly portrayed by … Read More

Review: Chicago @ The Grand – dazzling dance moves

2 years ago / 0 comments

“Murder, greed, corruption, exploitation, adultery and treachery” – Chicago stopped by at Leeds Grand Theatre to dazzle audiences with a heavy presence of impressive choreography from the iconic Bob Fosse. This jazz infused musical is far different from the 2001 film adaptation and while this left many unsure of the musical … Read More

Review: ‘Ghost The Musical’ at The Grand – over the top enjoyable

2 years ago / 0 comments

Ghost: The Musical, is an adaptation of the award winning, film. On the 14th of November the show opened in Leeds Grand theatre. The performance certainly had moments of psychic brilliance, which added up to an enjoyable evening. The plot follows Sam (Andy Moss) and Molly (Kelly Hampson), a young … Read More

Review: Breakfast At Tiffany's leaves a Lott to be desired

3 years ago / 0 comments

Richard Greenberg’s adaptation of Truman Capote’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s was met with a lukewarm response at Leeds Grand Theatre on 5th April. If you’re not already familiar, the classic story portrays writer, Fred (Matt Baker) as he becomes fascinated with Holly Golightly; the type of girl who every woman wants … Read More

Plenty of Claps for the Von Trapps

3 years ago / 0 comments

Tuesday 21st July: Leeds Grand Theatre.  The Sound of Music has been a household name and musical icon since its Broadway debut in 1959, and its recent debut at Leeds Grand firmly supported this with a standing ovation on Tuesday night. Based on a true story, Rogers and Hammerstein’s musical portrays the … Read More

Leeds set to be Alive with The Sound of Music: Preview

3 years ago / 0 comments

Leeds Grand Theatre will be welcoming a brand new production of The Sound of Music on Monday 20th July as part of its national UK tour. Arguably one of the most well-known musicals of all time, this new production is set to welcome new and old audiences alike as Danielle … Read More

Jesus Christ Superstar is resurrected at Leeds Grand Theatre

3 years ago / 0 comments

Jesus Christ Superstar returned to Leeds this week as part of a new touring production. Never a stranger to reinvention, this particular production welcomed back Glenn Carter whom reprised his role as Jesus alongside new additions Tim Rogers and Rachel Adedeji who played Judas Iscariot and Mary Magadalene. Set through … Read More

The Producers set to take centre stage at Leeds Grand

3 years ago / 0 comments

Almost fifty years since Mel Brooks’ original film was released, The Producers is taking to the stage again, and will be making a stop in Leeds at the Grand Theatre from 8th June until the 13th. Telling the story of two devious Broadway producers who scheme to produce the worst musical ever and … Read More