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Wales Millennium Centre presents...

As one of the UK’s leading arts centres, we promote, create and present the best international, national and local work across artforms, from large scale musical theatre to opera, drama, dance, both classical and contemporary, to circus. In the last 12 months the Centre has developed the work it produces and co-produces with productions such as the ones detailed below, enabling us to extend the reach, diversity and depth of our activities, ensuring relevance to communities across Wales and further afield, and encouraging aspiration.

The following Wales Millennium Centre productions are available for touring; please contact Louise Miles-Crust, Head of Programming at Wales Millennium Centre on louise.miles-crust@wmc.org.uk / 029 2063 4631 for further information.

 
Man to Man

From the play Jacke Wie Hose by Manfred Karge.
Stage Adaptation by Alexandra Wood.

Once upon a time, there was a young girl named Ella Gericke. She lived with her husband Max until one day he died.

Then the Nazis arrived….
 
This extraordinary one woman play tells the story of Ella's struggle and determination to survive in a volatile twentieth century Germany where she has no choice but to adopt the identity of her dead husband.

Or does she?

Wales Millennium Centre's dynamic production of Manfred Karge's Man to Man opened to 5 star reviews in March 2015. Adapted by award-winning playwright, Alexandra Wood, this new version unites the talents of a multi Olivier & Tony award-winning creative team, led by directors Bruce Guthrie and Scott Graham (Artistic Director of Frantic Assembly: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime West End/Broadway). The show tours to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in August this year.

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"Margaret Ann Bain gives one of the most tireless and faultless performances a Welsh stage has seen in some time"
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"Sharply directed and fearlessly executed. Margaret Ann Bain gives a tour de force performance. The fusion of movement and visuals with light and sound is spellbinding and scintillating."
Matthew Bulgo: Dirty Protest Actor & Playwright

"A powerful performance...striking use of physicality on stage. Outstanding production values."
Guy O'Donnell: Coordinator, Young Critics Wales

 

 

 

 Past Productions

Traverse Theatre Company & Wales Millennium Centre

I'm With The Band

I'm with The Band SMALLAn Englishman, a Northern Irishman, a Scotsman and a Welshman walked into a recording studio and created The Union. Commercially successful and critically acclaimed, the pioneering Indie-rock band is now on the verge of breaking up.

When financial disaster strikes and Scottish guitarist Barry leaves the band, artistic differences go head to head with alliances that run deep, can The Union survive?

With live music from the four piece, I'm With the Band is a witty and timely response to our changing political landscape. Written by Tim Price and directed by the Traverse's Associate Director, Hamish Pirie, who were Olivier-nominated for their last collaboration, Salt, Root and Roe.

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"A piece of compelling quality drama."
The Independent

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"Audacious and irreverant."
The Herald

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"Loud, proud, fresh and vibrant and comes highly recommended."
The Public Reviews



 

 

A Coreo Cymru and Wales Millennium Centre Production
in association with Calon TV

The Igam Ogam Show


IgamOgam-smallBased on the popular children’s TV animation, Igam Ogam (S4C and Channel 5's Milkshake) has been transformed into a fun and energetic stage show for young children and their families.

Igam Ogam is a little cave girl with a big personality who likes nothing more than hanging out with her friend Roly. But as the pair bounce and tumble around her cave one day, Igam discovers a new friend…her shadow.

Featuring a colourful set, puppets, breakdancing and plenty of songs and dances for your little ones to get involved in, this delightful children’s dance show brings Igam Ogam and her friends to life.

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"A marvellous treat… splendid performances" / "This production brings the characters in the story to life and captivates the capacity audience who all shout and wave and sing with gusto"
Michael Kelligan

 

1920 x 1080 The Igam Ogam Show FINAL from COREO CYMRU on Vimeo.

 


Wales Millennium Centre
in association with Theatr na nÓg

Ma' Bili'n Bwrw'r Bronco

Ma' Bili 'n Bwrw'r Bronco

Ma’ Bili’n Bwrw’r Bronco is a Welsh language adaptation by Jeremi Cockram of Grid Iron’s critically acclaimed play Decky Does a Bronco by Douglas Maxwell.

You stand on a swing and work it up as high as you can, before kicking it up over the bar as you jump off. For a nine year old lad, doing a bronco is the best feeling ever…
On a housing estate in the Swansea Valley, five boys spend the summer of 1983 hanging around the local park, desperate not to be called in for tea by their mams. It’s a summer of play-fighting, Star Wars and their new obsession with bronco’ing, but when their playful banter and bickering is cut short by an unimaginable event, their lives are changed forever.

"The production was a sweeping success"
Lyn Jones

"The performance was energetic and compelling"
Elin Williams