6 Family Shows to see near Birmingham for Christmas 2018

I love Christmas, all the build up, sparkle and delicious food. Christmas is also an opportunity for great family time together. Team Mack love going to the theatre and watching lots of different family shows. A family show at Christmas time definitely helps me to get into the festive spirit. I've written a round up … Continue reading 6 Family Shows to see near Birmingham for Christmas 2018

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Midlands Arts Centre, Birmingham

Last Thursday I woke up, looked out the window and saw the rain pouring down. This didn't bode well for our evenings adventures. We had kindly been invited to review Alice's Adventures in Wonderland at The Midlands Arts Centre (MAC) in Birmingham. Luckily throughout the day the sun came out and the weather was just … Continue reading Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Midlands Arts Centre, Birmingham

Madagascar The Musical

Madagascar The Musical Review, New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

We are big fans of the Madagascar movies in the Mackcracken household, so were super excited to see that it was being turned into a stage production. Mini in particular couldn't wait to see the show and had been singing, "we like to move it, move it" around the house for the previous two days. … Continue reading Madagascar The Musical Review, New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Pinocchio

Pinocchio Launch at The Old Rep Theatre, Birmingham

Yes it's the middle of Summer in June, however, today we went to find out about a fantastic new show for Christmas time. We were kindly invited by The Old Rep, Birmingham, to attend the launch of their branch new show for Christmas 2018 of Pinocchio. Each year the theatre puts on special remake of … Continue reading Pinocchio Launch at The Old Rep Theatre, Birmingham

The Twisted Tale of Hansel and Gretel

The Twisted Tale of Hansel and Gretel, Birmingham Hippodrome

What better way to help cheer up the end to post holiday blues than a Sunday afternoon trip to the theatre, so we were very excited to be invited along to review The Twisted Tale of Hansel and Gretel at The Birmingham Hippodrome. The show is the theatre's first in house production, in collaboration with … Continue reading The Twisted Tale of Hansel and Gretel, Birmingham Hippodrome