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.

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...

It was time to Cutloose and get Footloose at Venue Cymru last night

Last night saw the opening night of Footloose: The Musical at Venue Cymru in Llandudno starring Gareth Gates and Maureen Nolan (Blood Brothers). The show is running until the 10th June and is based on the 1984 screen sensation starring...

The Play That Goes Wrong at Venue Cymru – Review

Imagine watching a play in the theatre where anything and almost everything could go awry, The Play That Goes Wrong, is a play that is based on that theory, originally presented by Mischief Theatre at the Old Red Lion Theatre in London. Thankfully...

All Or Nothing The Musical – A Musical Sensation – Review

It was a trip back to the sixties today as I popped by to check out All Or Nothing, written by Carol Harrison. All Or Nothing tells the electrifying yet bittersweet tale of Kenney Jones, Ian McLagan, Ronnie Lane and Steve...

Review: The Full Monty Live at Venue Cymru, Llandudno

Venue Cymru was roaring with laughter last night during The Full Monty, the play based on the hit movie! In 1997, a British film about six out of work Sheffield steelworkers with nothing to lose took the world by storm. And...

We Spent a Sunny Afternoon with the Music of The Kinks at Venue Cymru

What a way to spend Valentine's Day, well the evening anyway. Last night it was the first night for Sunny Afternoon at Venue Cymru, a show that I'd been looking forward to seeing for a while. Winner of the 2015...

Jack and the Beanstalk, A Traditional Panto at Theatr Colwyn

It was Panto time again the other day, this time it was time to take a journey with Jack and climb the Beanstalk at Theatr Colwyn. Jack and the Beanstalk was brought to us by the hugely successful team behind...

Peter Pan Flew His Way into Our Hearts at The Rhyl Pavilion

This year's pantomime at the Rhyl Pavilion Theatre could only be described as magical as J.M. Barrie's classic, Peter Pan flew into the Rhyl Pavilion to charm children of all ages. The story of the boy who never grew up...

Aladdin at Venue Cymru is a Magical Success

Yes folks Panto season is well and truly here (Oh No it isn't, Oh yes it is!) and last night I had the chance to see Aladdin at Venue Cymru in Llandudno and what a performance it was as we...

Tommy Steele is In The Mood in The Glenn Miller Story at Venue Cymru

Following two triumphant tours, spectacular show The Glenn Miller Story has arrived at Venue Cymru. The show is the extraordinary tale of America’s most famous big band leader and stars music legend Tommy Steele. It’s been seventy years since Glenn Miller...