Liverpool Playhouse in line for £550,000 refurbishment

The Liverpool Playhouse theatre could undergo a £550,000 refurbishment under new proposals tabled by Liverpool City Council.The local authority is seeking cabinet approval to release the funds to "resolve urgent building maintenance issues" at the historic performing arts venue.Under the terms of the proposals, capital would be recouped through a reduction in ... Read More...

Review: ‘Gabriel’ at Liverpool Playhouse

A unique setting, high production values, solid performances by seasoned actors - ‘Gabriel’ has it all.Set in 1943 on Nazi occupied Guernsey, this touring drama deals in familiar wartime issues against a backdrop far removed from the frontline.The play spins a tale of survival, following a family who have been ... Read More...

Royal Court secures £2m for refurbishment

Liverpool's Royal Court has landed £2 million in Arts Council England funding for its ongoing refurbishment programme.The money will go towards 'Act III' of the performing arts venue's transformation, which will see a new 150-seat studio space added to the theatre's basement.The basement venue will host small comedy shows, music events and ... Read More...