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Quartet in the Dark

Just been this afternoon to a stunning performance of Beethoven’s Op. 131 String Quartet – it was in the Dark; the four players had learnt this mighty piece by heart and were faintly lit from the ground, casting huge shadows behind them, a weird effect of giant Ligottian puppets elbowing, and their bows also cast Rembrandtian masks on their faces… 52 more words

Sweeney Todd at Derby Theatre and Mercury Theatre Colchester. Cast announcements.

Derby Theatre and the Mercury Theatre Colchester are thrilled to announce the casting line-up for their big co-production for the autumn, Stephen Sondheim’s multi award-winning musical thriller, Sweeney Todd on at Derby Theatre from Fri 30 September until Sat 22  October before transferring for a run at the Mercury Theatre from Wednesday 26 October until Saturday 12 November. 556 more words

Musical

Romeo and Juliet - REVIEW

There is no greater, nor more ominous, setting for Shakespeare’s youthful tragedy than at the atmospheric St Martin’s Church in Colchester, where the Mercury Theatre Young Company perform Romeo and Juliet until Sunday 28th August. 413 more words

Theatre

Dates and details of community audition of Sweeney Todd at Derby Theatre.

This autumn, Derby Theatre and the Mercury Theatre Colchester will present Stephen Sondheim’s multi award-winning musical thriller,  Sweeney Todd, and they are on the lookout for members of the community to join the cast. 385 more words

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Spotlight On... Glenn Adamson

Glenn Adamson has just completed a run in The Rise and Fall of Little Voice at The Union Theatre. He’s also been asked back to appear in pantomime at The Mercury Theatre, but what have his career highlights been to date and how did he come to be an performer? 975 more words

Interviews

A Little Night Music with Sergio Tiempo

A wonderful evening of music with Sergio Tiempo at Colchester’s Mercury Theatre, courtesy of the magnificent Roman River Festival. Sergio had to cancel his performance at the Festival last year due to pneumonia, but Saturday evening was well worth the wait. 152 more words

Roman River

Invincible, Mercury Theatre - 28/04/2016

Invincible is the story of Emily and Oliver, a mismatched couple who decide to move up north to raise their family when the recession means they can no longer afford their London lifestyle. 367 more words

Plays