News Archive 2011
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28th December 2011
A look back over 2011: a year to remember in our hearts as we celebrated a huge birthday and said goodbye to some dear friends.
9th December 2011
The outrageously funny rock ‘n’ roll panto is back with Cinderella at the Playhouse “even bigger, better, brighter and rockier” making it “perfect, all round family festive fun”. The critics give their verdict.
8th December 2011
In November our co-production of The Ladykillers was a sell out at the Playhouse and opened to great Liverpool reviews. Now just opened in the West End at the Gielgud Theatre it continues to garner great national acclaim. One newspaper hailed it “the show of the year”, see what the others thought.
21st November 2011
This month the theatres have launched an exciting new project called De-Light that seeks to find the theatre technicians of the future through professional training and development. The project is run by the theatres and funded by Liverpool Primary Care Trust, John Lewis and Riverside Housing.
15th November 2011
Watch our Centenary Day unfold from Storytelling for under-5s with Cathy Roberts at 11.11am to singing 'Happy Birthday!' on stage with the cast of The Ladykillers at 11.11pm.
14th November 2011
The much-anticipated production of The Ladykillers at the Playhouse has delivered many laughs and brought joy to all those who have been lucky enough to see it so far; here the critics give their opinion on this “pitch perfect” show.
11th November 2011
On Friday 11 November the Liverpool Playhouse will reach its 100th birthday. This mighty milestone will be celebrated with a gala performance of The Ladykillers and the launch of a new book, Liverpool Playhouse: A Theatre and Its City, as well as a series of events throughout the day.
28th October 2011
On Thursday 27 October Studio alumni and the Friends of the Liverpool Playhouse attended a special performance of The Swallowing Dark in the newly reopened Playhouse Studio. The friends of the Playhouse have helped fund the Studio as part of the theatre’s 100th Birthday celebrations and a commemorative plaque was also unveiled.
27th October 2011
ART Valley, a partnership project between the Everyman & Playhouse Theatres and the Bluecoat, together with Liverpool Youth Services have taken residency in an empty shop unit, known as ‘The Pad’, on Scargreen Avenue in Norris Green since May this year. Groups of young people aged 12 to 18-year-olds from the area have now transformed the unit with dynamic photographs and stop-frame animations films.
30th August 2011
With the rehearsals for The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui now begun the production period for our 100% Playhouse season is now reaching full steam.