A Rose by Any Other Name – a ‘Must See’ performance!

The opening night of the play ‘A Rose by Any Other Name’ in April has received rapturous reviews. Shakespeare lovers at the Nailsworth Festival can look forward to seeing the play on May 18th (see A Rose by Any Other Name event page). It has been heralded as beautifully structured, well written, with great pace and good characterizations.  

Comments from the audience included:

  • “Fascinating, thought provoking. Great actors. Brilliant script.”
  • “I love the way the live debate concluded with a popular vote. Such amazing acting. Thank you for an enjoyable, thought-provoking evening.” 
  • “Brilliant play, well-crafted dialogue, lots of very pertinent issues, immaculately performed. Should be a movie or tv series.” 

Elvis in “Blue Hawaii”

Expect the usual mayhem and lots of audience interaction – plus all your favourite Elvis songs. Award-winning Elvis impersonator Joe Reeve (Best Sideburns: GlosVegas 2014) stars in his version of the classic Elvis film “Blue Hawaii”. His long- time tour manager, Josephine Cunningham, is there to keep the show on the road… next stop: Vegas!

A musical comedy which will leave you all shook up. So, dig out your best Hawaiian shirt and escape to Paradise! Family friendly show – suitable for all ages.

“The funniest and silliest thing I’ve ever seen – pure joy!”  Stagetalk Magazine on Gloriator

“Riotous slapstick and immaculate comic timing.” The Stage on Spitz & Co.


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“A Rose by any other name”

When a literary journalist starts to ask questions about the authorship of the Shakespeare plays, she finds herself facing a wave of hostility from her boss, her boyfriend and a Shakespearian scholar. And when she has the temerity to suggest a woman, Mary Sydney, might have contributed to the plays, the Twittersphere lights up… Performance (about an hour) will be followed by an opportunity to ask questions of the author.Parrot Productions

Quotes from their Cheltenham performance: “That was thought provoking and fascinating, made you really think. Well written, brilliantly performed and great to see.” “Good casting, very relevant; very professional. Thanks.” “Superbly researched and written! Well developed characters.”

(For more quotes, see our news item.)


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