May 21, 2019 Donna M Day No comments exist

,Shifting Sirens present Tw*ts, a new play by Rebecca Ozer exploring female friendship and sexuality in the modern world. The writer plays Rachael who shares a house with Georgia (Sophie Koumides) and Norah (Natasha Hale, also directing). Rachael and Georgia really dislike Norah’s boyfriend, Tom, who has cheated on her before and they believe will…

April 22, 2019 Donna M Day No comments exist

The Cruelty Free Beauty Box provide a subscription service to cruelty free beauty products with the aim of making cruelty free beauty easier to source and more accessible for everyone. Here are my thoughts on the March box. Pure Chimp – Natural Shampoo Bar Pure Chimp sell affordable natural skincare and Japanese matcha. This shampoo bar…

April 17, 2019 Donna M Day 2 comments

Flat Pack Music’s latest production is Mozart’s surreal fairy tale The Magic Flute, directed by Wendy Silvester with musical direction by Chris Gill. The classic princess in need of rescuing by a handsome prince story is combined with a clownish birdman, mysterious magic and enchanted musical instruments to create a unique romantic tale which works…

April 13, 2019 Donna M Day No comments exist

Barewater Productions present The Lion in Winter, a political comedy telling the story of Henry II, Eleanor of Aquitaine and their three sons’ fight to inherit the English throne. Set over Christmas, the play opens with Henry II’s (Greg Jones) mistress Alais (Florence Jackson) musing over her future. There is an agreement between England and France…

March 2, 2019 Donna M Day No comments exist

The Barn Swallows is a unique Western drama written by Helen Jones. It will be performed at The Hope Street Theatre in Liverpool on 6 to 9 March 2019. Directed by Meg McFarlane and produced by Make It Write, this the first completely original play set in the Old West to be performed in the…

February 28, 2019 Donna M Day No comments exist

The Cruelty Free Beauty Box provide a subscription service to cruelty free beauty products with the aim of making cruelty free beauty easier to source and more accessible for everyone. Here are my thoughts on the February box. Friendly Soap – Orange & Grapefruit Soap I’m a big fan of Friendly Soap products so was…

February 15, 2019 Donna M Day No comments exist

Last night I finished watching the BBC adaptation of The Long Song. I then read this morning that the author of the novel, Andrea Levy, had passed away at the age of 62. The Long Song is a look at the period which ended slavery in 19th century Jamaica. Looking at the lives of slaves and…

January 19, 2019 Donna M Day No comments exist

It’s now a week since my directorial debut for Liverpool Network Theatre Group, Ibsen’s A Doll’s House (translated by Wilder) closed at the Hope Street Theatre in Liverpool. Being so busy with this is also my excuse for neglecting my blog for a while, which was very rubbish of me, but my time just seemed…

October 19, 2018 Donna M Day No comments exist

On Friday 26 October Skitzoid Productions will be performing their show Game Over. Profits will go towards supporting Liverpool Mental Health Consortium which advocates for people living with mental distress. The play is a black comedy about two men who take their own lives on the same night and have to compete via a series…

September 30, 2018 Donna M Day No comments exist

Flat Pack Music’s English language version of La Bohème was performed on 29 September at the Theatre at the Casa in Liverpool. Puccini’s most popular opera was brought to life by the phenomenal cast under the direction of Emily Howard. Accompanied by live piano played by Tomek Pieczora throughout and conducted by Tom Newall, this…