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Live / stage review Life of Pi

This latest Sheffield Theatres production is a dazzling adaptation of Yann Martel's 2001 bestselling book. Given the novel is set mostly at…

Standing At The Sky's Edge, Crucible

Written by Chris Bush and featuring the songs of Richard Hawley, Standing at the Sky's Edge is a new musical about life on Park Hill.…

Live / stage review Julius Caesar

Robert Hastie began his career as The Crucible’s Artistic Director by continuing the theatre’s commitment to staging high-quality…

Live / stage review Oliver!

Oliver is one of those musicals which everyone knows, even if they can’t remember ever seeing it. All it takes is one bar of ‘Consider…

Snooker City: The World Championships

Crucible – (noun) A place or occasion of severe test or trial. The World Snooker Championships drew to a close this year for the 37th time…

Live / stage review My Fair Lady.

19th DECEMBER, THE CRUCIBLE. Daniel Evans stepped up once again this Christmas to direct a rousing, vibrant version of My Fair Lady at the…

Macbeth: 10th September at the Crucible

The Crucible's Artistic Director, Daniel Evans, closes the theatre's 40th anniversary season this month by stepping into the director's…