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…

July 21, 2018 Donna M Day No comments exist

Millennium Players’ The Tamer Tamed opened last night at the Theatre at the Casa in Liverpool.  Presented as a modern adaptation of John Fletcher’s Jacobean comedy sequel to Taming of the Shrew, several edits have been made by Director Maeve Middleton to the story to put it in modern day Liverpool.  I am not familiar…

June 24, 2018 Donna M Day No comments exist

23 June 2018 Sudley House Gardens, Liverpool Mate Production’s latest show is a steampunk re-imagining of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic tale of buccaneers and buried gold, Treasure Island. Using Phil Willmott’s adaption, where many of the central characters are women, the play was performed in the beautiful gardens at Sudley House, Liverpool.  The story has been…

May 20, 2018 Donna M Day 2 comments

Here’s a preview of the next book I’m reviewing which is currently available for pre-order. The Ways We Follow A futuristic urban drama by L. Salt Release date: May 25, 2018   From the back cover: St. Petersburg, Russia, 20XX. Four best friends, young, talented and ambitious try to find their own way in a…

May 17, 2018 Donna M Day 35 comments

A piece of topical flash fiction.  What do you hear? Ear Splitting It’s taken hundreds of years, but we were never in this for the short term. We started small.  Project Oscar Wilde.  As an initial test, it was very successful. These creatures, when they’re united, together, close, you can’t get through them.  You can’t…

May 10, 2018 Donna M Day 1 comment

On Light Night Tomorrow’s Theatre will be performing debut show exploring basic income. I caught up with Tomorrow’s Theatre founder Stephanie to learn a little bit more about what she does and the upcoming performance. Hi Stephanie.  Tomorrow’s Theatre is your new theatre in education group, and this is your first project.  Where does the…

April 24, 2018 Donna M Day 6 comments

On 24 May the paperback edition of Only One Woman will be released.  I caught up with one of the co-authors Jane Risdon over email to find out more about this 1960s romance. Your book, Only One Woman, will be released in paperback on 24 May. Looking on your website, it seems that Only One…

April 16, 2018 Donna M Day 1 comment

On Thursday 19 April Flat Pack Music will be making their Liverpool debut with their hilarious production of Cosi Fan Tutte. The production received rave reviews last year and had the audience crying with laughter. The story starts with an old cynic and philosopher, Don Alfonso, who bets two young men, Ferrando and Gugliemo, that…

April 3, 2018 Donna M Day 2 comments

From the back cover: WHAT IF THE EARTH YOU KNEW WAS JUST THE BEGINNING? A New York banker is descending into madness. A being from an advanced civilization is racing to stay alive. A dead man must unlock the secrets of an unknown dimension to save his loved ones. From the visions of Socrates in…