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Camelot: The Shining City – Crucible Theatre, Sheffield

Writer: James Phillips Composer: Heather Fenoughty Director: Alan Lane Movement Director: Lucy Hind Reviewer: Sheila Stratford Camelot: The Shining City is a modern reworking of the Arthurian legends exploring nationhood and a contemporary people's movement. It is a spectacle of open air theatre with pyrotechnics, riots, sword fighting and battle scenes. Playwright James Phillips says “the play is about how ...

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The Sheffield Mysteries – Crucible Theatre, Sheffield

Writer: Chris Bush Music: Richard Taylor Director: Daniel Evans Reviewer: Audrey Pointer The mediaeval tradition of Mystery plays, in which Bible stories are brought to life by singers and actors, has come to Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre, and been given a modern twist and a local South Yorkshire flavour. Over a hundred actors and musicians are engaged in bringing this Sheffield ...

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20 Tiny Plays About Sheffield – The Crucible Studio, Sheffield

Writer:20 writers of varying experience Director :Andrew Loretto Reviewer:Sheila Stratford [rating:4 ]   20 Tiny Plays about Sheffield, is a tribute to both the city and its people. The public were invited to submit “tiny plays“ for the performance, of which five were chosen. Other writers, poets, playwrights were selectively approached to contribute to the production. It has resulted in ...

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