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Here Come the Girls

Welcome to our world of inspiring and empowering women. Keep reading to see our recommendations featuring the most powerful, sensational women in theatre.

"We have some powerhouse femme voices in this season, but it isn’t just this one dimension of womanhood, the big and the bold that we look to champion. We want women from all walks of life to feel themselves reflected on our stages."

Bron Davies, Assistant Producer

This is me, Shirley Bassey

24 October 2019

Rachael Roberts takes on the persona of Dame Shirley Bassey, the girl from Tiger Bay, Cardiff who went on to sell over 135 million records, wowing audiences around the world with her strong persona and powerful vocals on songs such as Diamonds Are Forever and Goldfinger.

Rachael Roberts
Rachael Roberts

On Your Feet!

21 - 26 Oct 2019

Gloria Estefan is a global sensation and inspirational female role model. Get On Your Feet! And witness the story of how this incredible woman went from her humble origins in Cuba, to the streets of Miami and international super stardom.

9 To 5

29 Oct - 2 Nov 2019

As Judy, Doralee and Violet take on their sexist and egotistical boss, join these three powerful ladies in proving that women can be in charge. With powerful numbers and dynamic dance routines, you’ll leave our theatre, feeling totally empowered.

Hive City Legacy

7 - 9 Nov 2019

Confronting issues of race, sexuality and mental health, this riotous and uplifting show by the femmes of colour uses an explosive mash-up of beat-boxing, aerial acrobatics, spoken word and body popping to shake up the status quo.

The Year My Vagina Tried to Kill Me

7 Nov 2019

Comedian and theatre-maker Amy Vreeke takes a brave and bold decision to put female stories at the forefront of her work. Discussing her journey through endometriosis, a life-altering disease that affects one in ten women, she shatters taboos surrounding women’s health.

Never the Bride

8 Nov 2019

Wales Millennium Centre proudly presents dynamic duo Never the Bride to takeover Ffresh. These female rockers have some serious raw, unfettered talent and have certainly left a huge impression on their audiences over the last 25 years. Supporting The Who, Elton John, and Bryan Adams, these powerful women clearly have the talent…have you got the ticket?

Lovecraft (Not the Sex Shop in Cardiff)

Volcano Theatre, Swansea - 8 Nov 2019

Ffresh, Cardiff - 28 - 30 Nov 2019

BAFTA Cymru Nominee and Winner of Best Cabaret Award at the Adelaide Fringe in 2019, Carys Eleri returns to where it all began – with her one-woman science musical comedy about the neuroscience of love and loneliness. Empowering everyone of any gender, prepare to learn, laugh and embrace your true self. Full Welsh tour details here.


21 - 25 Jan 2020

No longer suppressed by their ex-husband, six former wives of Henry VIII take to the microphone to tell their stories. Mixing up the show and re-writing HERstory, this 90-minute musical of rocking chicks will leave you feeling empowered and entertained.