Theatre Reviews

Not only can you find film reviews here on Blazing Minds, but also Theatre Reviews and in this section, you will find shows such as musicals and even plays reviewed when possible from the theatres that we work with including Venue Cymru, Theatr Colwyn, Rhyl Pavilion and Theatr Clwyd.

Hairspray Has Brought Baltimore back to Venue Cymru – Review

WOW! Has it really been two years since the hit musical, Hairspray The Musical, was last at Venue Cymru in Llandudno! So last night I was whisked back to Baltimore in 1962 for Hairspray the Musical, to meet Tracy Turnblad,...

Theatre Review: Blood Brothers Returned to the Rhyl Pavilion

It's been three years since I last saw Willy Russell’s Blood Brothers at the Rhyl Pavilion and when I heard the show was coming back, I couldn't resist the chance to the show again. There are lots of people who...

Mamma Mia a fan-ABBA-tastic night at Venue Cymru – Theatre Review

Last night we headed over to Venue Cymru in Llandudno for the press night Mamma Mia the musical, a show that many have told me about, so how could Blazing Minds miss the chance to be part of the...

Sleeping Beauty Panto that Delights All Ages at the Rhyl Pavilion – Review

Those of you that read Blazing Minds will have seen our review of last year's show of Peter Pan which was an enormous success and a record-breaking panto at the Rhyl Pavilion, which was in association with Martin Dodd...

The Band Musical, Could it be magic at Venue Cymru? Review

So before I start I must point out I'm not a big fan of Take That (ducks for cover), so when the chance came to see The Band Music at Venue Cymru I wasn't really sure what I was going...

Legally Blonde The Musical at Rhyl Pavilion OMG it’s like … WOW! Review

Last night I headed over to the Rhyl Pavilion Theatre to see the opening night of Legally Blonde The Musical, a show that I'd heard so much about it and was really looking forward to seeing how another movie...

A Murder is Announced at Venue Cymru – Review

I have to say that I do love a good Agatha Christie murder mystery and those of you that do read subscribe to Blazing Minds will have seen my review of And Then There Were None starring Frazer Hines,...

A Standing Ovation for Our House – Review – Venue Cymru

Featuring some of the best-loved Madness songs including ‘It must be love’ and ‘Our house’ this feel good, high-energy musical promised to have everyone singing and dancing in the aisles. The show stars Britain’s Got Talent winner 2008, George...

Grease is the word with a Standing Ovation at Venue Cymru

Last night was the opening night of the hit musical Grease at Venue Cymru in Llandudno and it had all ages from young to old enjoying the story of Danny, Sandy, the T-Birds and the Pink Ladies in 1950s...

The Wedding Singer Had us Partying Like it was 1985 at Venue Cymru

It was a great first night as Welsh musical theatre star and Eurovision hopeful Lucie Jones took to the stage of The Wedding Singer, (the hilarious musical based on the hit film Adam Sandler film) when the show opened at Venue...

The Curious Incident of The Dog in the Night-Time at Venue Cymru – Review

I'd heard so much about The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and I was looking forward to seeing the National Theatre's adaptation by two-time Olivier Award-winning playwright Simon Stephens of Mark Haddon's best-selling novel. The play is about...

Wonderland an Enchanting and Magical Musical at Venue Cymru – Review

How fitting that Alice should be at Venue Cymru in Llandudno as the critically Wonderland has started its run at the theatre, we stopped by for the opening night to see how Lewis Carroll's Adventures in Wonderland and Through The...