Belgrade Theatre - Latest Posts for News & Blogs http://www.belgrade.co.uk/news-and-blogs/ News & Blogs en-gb Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:04:17 +0100 Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:04:17 +0100 Waving Off The Bid! http://www.belgrade.co.uk/news-and-blogs/blogs/waving-off-the-bid/ Yesterday the Belgrade staff joined hundreds of other Coventrians to wave off the Coventry City of Culture 2021 bid, with a huge photo call at the Coventry Cathedral. Pictured are some of the cast of the upcoming production of Bring On The Bollywood, backing the bid and showing their support. Musicians, performers, cheerleaders and people in fabulous costumes assembled to help send the bid off in style, and in true British fashion, the heaven’s opened for a flurry of sleet and snow! The ... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0100 http://www.belgrade.co.uk/news-and-blogs/blogs/waving-off-the-bid/ Casting Announced for Bring on the Bollywood http://www.belgrade.co.uk/news-and-blogs/blogs/casting-announced-for-botb/ Full casting has been announced for the brand new Bollywood dance-theatre extravaganza, Bring On The Bollywood. With a dynamic cast of celebrated British Asian performers and young rising stars, the comedic musical of East meets West is set to bring explosive colour, vibrancy and the beauty of classic Bollywood to the Belgrade Theatre’s B2 stage this May. Bring On The Bollywood is a love letter to traditional Bollywood, innovated for musical theatre aficionados and contemporary Bollywood ... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0100 http://www.belgrade.co.uk/news-and-blogs/blogs/casting-announced-for-botb/ Director Samir Bhamra on: Bring on the Bollywood http://www.belgrade.co.uk/news-and-blogs/blogs/director-samir-bhamra-on-bring-on-the-bollywood/ On it’s way to the Belgrade’s Main Stage very soon, see what Bring on the Bollywood Director Samir Bhamra is saying about the show in the video below. Packed full of colourful costumes, melodious music, dynamic dance sequences and stunning songs, you won’t want to miss your chance to see this delightfully romantic riot of Anglo-Indian exuberance! City and country, old and new collide at Colonel Pawar’s ancestral home – the shabby and un-chic Lakshman Villa. Confined within these w... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0100 http://www.belgrade.co.uk/news-and-blogs/blogs/director-samir-bhamra-on-bring-on-the-bollywood/ Donate your old fivers to a good cause http://www.belgrade.co.uk/news-and-blogs/blogs/donate-your-old-fiver/ Did you know, the old five found notes will cease to be legal tender on 5 May 2017, and will no longer be accepted in shops? If you’ve got an old fiver to get rid of, why not donate it to the Belgrade Theatre? We’ll put it to good use funding our award-winning community and education work in Coventry and Warwickshire. Pop into the theatre and put your old notes into the donation bucket at Box Office. If you’d like to find out more about where your donation will go, click here. The Belg... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0100 http://www.belgrade.co.uk/news-and-blogs/blogs/donate-your-old-fiver/ Interview with All or Nothing Writer Carol Harrison http://www.belgrade.co.uk/news-and-blogs/blogs/press-feature-with-all-or-nothing-writer-carol-har/ It is the title of one of The Small Faces biggest hits and a song which helps define Mod culture. But it is also the name adopted for a brand new musical about the band and describes the battle to bring the show to the stage by its writer, producer and one of its stars Carol Harrison. We meet the respected actress and creator to find out why it is so important to her. Flashback 50 years to the height of Mod madness in the UK and The Small Faces were one of the biggest names in music thanks t... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0100 http://www.belgrade.co.uk/news-and-blogs/blogs/press-feature-with-all-or-nothing-writer-carol-har/ Faces of the Belgrade - Corey Campbell http://www.belgrade.co.uk/news-and-blogs/blogs/faces-of-the-belgrade-corey-campbell/ The work of the Belgrade on stage and in our communities benefits a wide range of people. This week, Corey Campbell writes about his work with the theatre. My role at the Belgrade Theatre is as a Creative Associate, and I am also the Artistic Director of Strictly Arts Company, a physical theatre company that was recently granted Springboard status at the Belgrade, providing us with office space, mentoring, and communications and fundraising support. During my time here, I’ve been able to a... Wed, 12 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0100 http://www.belgrade.co.uk/news-and-blogs/blogs/faces-of-the-belgrade-corey-campbell/ Director Josette Bushell-Mingo on: The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin http://www.belgrade.co.uk/news-and-blogs/blogs/director-josette-bushell-mingo-on-the-bubbly-black/ Currently running on the Belgrade’s Main Stage until Sat 15 Apr, see what Bubbly Black Girl Director Josette Bushell-Mingo is saying about the show in the video below. Already looking like it will be a huge hit, full of glamour, energy and packed full of witty humour and spectacular musical numbers that will blow you away, don’t miss your chance to see this award-winning off-broadway musical! The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin boasts a fantastic set with a large, multi-talent... Tue, 11 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0100 http://www.belgrade.co.uk/news-and-blogs/blogs/director-josette-bushell-mingo-on-the-bubbly-black/ Cast of Bubbly Musical experience a taste of NYC at Fargo’s Bubble Boba! http://www.belgrade.co.uk/news-and-blogs/blogs/cast-of-bubbly-musical-experience-a-taste-of-nyc-a/ Stars of new Belgrade Theatre musical The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin tasted the flavours of New York City at Fargo Village’s Bubble Boba on Friday. The cast of ten were treated to a ‘bubblicious’ selection of drinks including a limited edition New York Cheesecake flavour to celebrate the arrival of the show in Coventry. The award-winning musical by Kirsten Childs, originally produced off-Broadway, follows Viveca (otherwise known as ‘Bubbly’) as she moves to New Yor... Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0100 http://www.belgrade.co.uk/news-and-blogs/blogs/cast-of-bubbly-musical-experience-a-taste-of-nyc-a/ Audience reaction to Bubbly Black Girl http://www.belgrade.co.uk/news-and-blogs/blogs/audience-reaction-to-bubbly-black-girl/ Currently running on the Belgrade’s Main Stage until Sat 15 Apr, see what our audiences are saying about our new production of The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin in the video below. Already looking like it will be a huge hit, full of glamour, energy and packed full of witty humour and spectacular musical numbers that will blow you away, don’t miss your chance to see this award-winning off-broadway musical! The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin boasts a fantastic se... Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0100 http://www.belgrade.co.uk/news-and-blogs/blogs/audience-reaction-to-bubbly-black-girl/ Truth or Dare: Hannah Uttley on the latest production from Belgrade LifeStage http://www.belgrade.co.uk/news-and-blogs/blogs/truth-or-dare/ Education Officer (Young at Risk), Hannah Uttley leads the Belgrade Theatre’s work related learning programme for students aged 14 – 16 years. In this blog post, she talks about bringing the group’s latest production Truth or Dare, to the B2 stage. 1 in 10 children and young people aged 5 – 16 suffer from a diagnosable mental health disorder – that is around three children in every class (1) Truth or Dare was developed in 2012 with a group of young people at the Belgrade Theatre. I... Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0100 http://www.belgrade.co.uk/news-and-blogs/blogs/truth-or-dare/