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Chick Whittington – Macrobert Arts Centre, Stirling

Director: Johnny McKnight Writer: Johnny McKnight Reviewer: Fraser MacDonald In the year the University of Stirling turns 50, it’s apt that its in-house arts centre’s pantomime this season takes its audience on a time-travel trip to 1967, where tunes are groovy, love is free and fashion is questionable. Chick Whittington is Johnny McKnight’s fresh take on the classic panto tale ...

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The Little Mermaid – Macrobert Arts Centre, Stirling

Johnny Mcknight in The Little Mermaid

Writer: Hans Christian Andersen Adapter: Johnny McKnight Choreographer: Karen Martin Director: Johnny McKnight Reviewer: Fraser MacDonald   The Macrobert Arts Centre take us on a trip under the sea to the magical world of The Little Mermaid. Written, directed and starring panto royalty Johnny McKnight, this year's pantomime takes a familiar tale, gives it a cheeky twist, and makes it ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 Minutes with And The Beat Goes On’s Johnny McKnight

Horsecross Arts in Perth recently announceda new creative partnership with highly acclaimed Scottish theatre company Random Accomplice to take Olivier Award-winning writer, Stef Smith’s new play And the Beat Goes On out on tour this spring. The chilling tale will be performed by Random Accomplice artistic directors Julie Brown and Johnny McKnight, along with Julie Wilson Nimmo. TPR Scotland's Fraser ...

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The River – The Briggait, Glasgow

Choreographer: Natasha Gilmore Musical Director: Quee MacArthur Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys With a cast of 150, Barrowland Ballet’s The River takes us on a literal and artistic journey with dance, live music and song, along the banks of the river on which the city of Glasgow is built – the Clyde. Exploring the stories of those who make the city their ...

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NEWS: Scottish Dance Theatre Are Back on the Road Again

Scotland’s leading contemporary dance company is back out on the road this autumn with a programme of critically and publicly acclaimed shows. The programme includes Second ComingandWinter, Againby acclaimed choreographers Victor Quijada and Jo Strømgren and a piece for children,Innocence, choreographed by Scottish Dance Theatre's Artistic Director, Fleur Darkin. Montreal-based Victor Quijada, uses the Los Angeles street-dance culture of his ...

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NEWS: Countdown to macrobert’s THAT Festival Begins.

macrobert, Central Scotland’s leading arts centre, have announced the full line-up for their four day long extravaganza of cutting edge performance, gravity defying dance moves, banging beats and the craziest café this side of Wonderland - the THAT Festival. The Festival kicks off with a reading and Q&A with the Booker Prize nominated author of The Quickening Maze Adam Foulds ...

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NEWS: Luminate, Scotland’s Creative Ageing Festival Returns

During October, Luminate, Scotland’s creative ageing festival, will be hosting an amazing array of performances, events and activities. Dance, drama, music, visual arts and community events and projects that will shine a light on our creativity as we age.The inaugural Luminate festival in 2012 was an outstanding success and throughout October, community groups, cultural organisations, artists and performers will bring ...

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