Nina – a story about me and Nina Simone …..the Uk tour dates

Nina – a story about me and Nina Simone …..the Uk tour dates

Here’s the Nina Story tour in full (30 Jan 2018 to 24 March 2018) with box office links:- The Lowry (30 Jan – 3 Feb) https://www.thelowry.com/events/nina-a-story-about-me-and-nina-simone Exeter Northcott (5-6 Feb) https://exeternorthcott.co.uk/calendar/nina-a-story-about-nina-and-me/ Leicester Curve (9-10 Feb) http://www.curveonline.co.uk/whats-on/shows/nina/ Ipswich New Wolsey (20-22 Feb) https://www.wolseytheatre.co.uk/shows/nina-a-story-about-me-and-nina-simone/ Cardiff Richard Burton Theatre WCMD (24 Feb) https://www.rwcmd.ac.uk/whats_on/events/nina_-a_story_about_me_and_nin.aspx Theatre by the Lake (27 … Continue reading

The Leaving of Liverpool

The Leaving of Liverpool

No not the track made famous by the Dubliners (and no that’s not the Dubliners below), and no I’m not going to California…. I can clearly remember sitting in the auditorium of Unity as the incoming Artistic Director, watching the technical rehearsals of Rumplestilsken.  Three years later, no not just 3 years later, after 3 AMAZING … Continue reading

Grrr….overly complicated train ticketing

Actually this blog boils down to one thing. That if our train ticketing system is too complicated for the barriers and two different members of station staff then something must be wrong. I was (er am) travelling back north this morning (after a couple of days with the Unity / Riksteatern company as they prepare … Continue reading

Nina – a story about me and Nina Simone to tour in 2018

Nina – a story about me and Nina Simone to tour in 2018

Some more great news this morning as Arts Council of England announced the latest round of strategic touring awards….. (see the full PR here). Congrats @unitytheatre @jazz_north @arcstockton & @LeedsArtGallery on yr strategic touring funding! https://t.co/DicU00DA2u #culturematters pic.twitter.com/H0MW3s6YbW — ACE North (@ace_thenorth) July 12, 2017 Our award will help us tour our co-production with Sweden’s … Continue reading

Z Arts and STUN artist lab… for BAME or Disabled Artist interested in Making Theatre for Children and Young People?

Z Arts and STUN artist lab… for BAME or Disabled Artist interested in Making Theatre for Children and Young People?

Some fragments, in the build up to introducing a great opportunity…. Coming to see Rumplestilsken at the Unity before I’d even started.  It was a packed schools show….the children quite literally representing the diversity of Liverpool.  Yet on stage we were mono culture – our fantastic cast were all white. Jonathan Goodacre, formally of Tara … Continue reading