The Nominees are…us!

UK Theatre Awards – The Birmingham Hippodrome has has two productions nominated for awards. Cape Town Opera’s Show Boat is up for Best Touring Production, and International Dance Festival 2014 is nominated for the Achievement in Dance Award. You can read my thoughts on both of these in previous posts.

The Official Birmingham Hippodrome Blog

We are thrilled to learn that two of the major projects we have been involved in over the past twelve months have been nominated in the UK Theatre Awards 2014.

The UK tour of Cape Town Opera’s Show Boat, co-produced with Wales Millennium Centre, is up for Best Touring Production. The show was a major undertaking in bringing Cape Town’s full premiere opera company of performers, orchestra, technical and administrative staff over to the UK from South Africa but the result was breathtaking. Mark Shenton wrote in The Stage, “It’s rare indeed to see a musical produced on this sort of scale and even more extraordinary to hear one both sung and played so beautifully”.

International Dance Festival 2014, co-produced with our partners DanceXchange is nominated for the Achievement in Dance Award. The month long festival sees the city transformed into a hub of dance and performance as international companies from…

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