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Freya Watson is starring as Young Shrek in Shrek the Musical at the Liverpool Empire

Chester Stagecoach student lands Shrek the Musical role

Freya Watson is playing Young Shrek at the Liverpool Empire

Shrek The Musical is at the Liverpool Empire tonight starring Idriss Kargbo (Donkey), Dean Chisnall (Shrek), Bronte Barbe (Princess Fiona) and Gerard Carey (Lord Farquaad)

Review: Shrek The Musical, Liverpool Empire Theatre

Join Shrek, Donkey and Princess Fiona on a brilliant whirlwind adventure

Christleton High School present Our House musical

Senior students present musical based on the songs of Madness

Guilden Sutton Players are presenting Wind in the Willows in the village hall from Wednesday November 18 to Saturday November 21. Toad, Rat, Mole and Badger played by Julian Eyre, Simon Johnson, Robin Norrie and Claire Brewin. Pic supplied by GSP

Guilden Sutton village hall hosts four night run of Wind in the Willows

Adaptation by one of England's leading writers for young people.

Frodsham Players staging their production of Season's Greetings

Group performing Alan Ayckbourn's play at Frodsham Community Centre from December 2-5

Zodiac perform The Amazing Mr Scrooge

Amateur operatic society makes welcome return to Frodsham Community Centre

Gareth Weedon

Llandudno homecoming for Jersey Boys musical director

Gareth Weedon is the man masterminding the music of this popular show from November 10-21

Chester Music Theatre hosts A Christmas Carol

Two performances will be held at Chester Music Theatre on Friday 11th December

Theatre in the Quarter's Best Days of Our Lives project

Review: Best Days of Our Lives at Chester Cathedral

The collaboration between Theatre in the Quarter and Blacon Education Village is 'a delight'

Bishop Heber High School students are Wicked!

Pupils present a show based on The Wizard of Oz and Wicked

Not About Heroes produced by Frapetus Productions comes to Theatr Colwyn

Theatr Colwyn welcomes First World War poets play Not About Heroes

Colwyn Bay venue to be visited by acclaimed play on November 2

13 things to do in the Chester area this weekend

What's happening and where on Saturday and Sunday, October 24-25

The Chester Writers Group in hard hats in the library space of Chester's new cultural centre

Chester Writers perform at city theatre complex during works

Storybout event continues on Saturday as part of the Chester Literature Festival fringe

Danash Stage School in Helsby put on a festival of dance

Production is at Helsby Community Centre from October 21-24

Chris Schofield and Louise Usher have joined Upton Dramatic Society

Upton Dramatic Society prepare to stage classic Alan Ayckbourn comedy

Two new faces join cast for How The Other Half Loves from December 2-5

The Harmonettes in Dorothy's War

Cheshire Rural Touring Arts announces autumn season

Harmonettes, My Teacher's a Troll, Opera Dudes and more heading for rural communities

What's On in Chester, Flintshire and Cheshire from December 1 onwards

Events, Music and Gigs, Shows and Theatres and Exhibitions in the area

Elton Primary School pupils with members of the Happily Ever After cast. Picture courtesy of Action Transport

Ellesmere Port company Action Transport take anti-homophobic bullying play into schools

Schools are invited to book a performance of Happily Ever After in project supported by Essar Oil UK

Daniel Boys as Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors at Theatr Clwyd

Review: Little Shop of Horrors at Clwyd Theatr Cymru in Mold

Sarah Hodgson declares this blood-thirsty man-eating plant musical a masterpiece

Frodsham actress lands starring role in Brindley pantomime

Laura Wenton, 25, will play Princess Jasmine in Aladdin from December 10-January 10

Videos & Photos

Stunning Chester Cathedral Christmas Tree Festival begins

Crowds turn out for Frodsham Christmas Festival

Marketing Cheshire Awards. Host Jim Hancock with the team from Chester Cathedral, winner of Large Visitor Attraction. Presented by executive dean of Chester Business School, University of Chester Ruth Ashford

Marketing Cheshire award winners in pictures


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