Entries by Carl Woodward

Spectacular Seussical Launch on stage at Theatre Royal Winchester

Seussical the Musical Launch  Wednesday 17 June 2015  Supporters were treated to a mini preview of Theatre Royal Winchester’s Summer Youth Theatre Musical Seussical this week. Seussical is a colourful musical by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty based on the books of Dr Seuss. The young people between the ages of 8-16 performed two numbers […]

Young Critics at Hat Fair

Young Critics Get Involved in Hat Fair, Winchester’s Outdoor Arts Festival A new generation of young theatre critics will be putting their reviewing and writing skills to the test in the exciting arena of outdoor arts. They will be let loose at this year’s Hat Fair (3-5 July) and will have exclusive access to interview […]

Young Critics – An overview

The media landscape is changing faster than ever as there is such a wealth of opportunities to write and be heard. How does one make a living reviewing theatre and how does one stand out above online noise? One immutable fact remains: whatever the mechanism for theatre criticism and reviewing, a critical culture is essential to […]

Pupils’ war horse puppet leaves casting crew speechless

A DORSET-based theatre practitioner and a group of school pupils have wowed West End stars with their own life-size War Horse puppet. Carl Woodward, former education and outreach officer at Dorchester Arts Centre, was invited to The New London Theatre earlier this month alongside pupils at Oak Lodge School in Hampshire. The group’s own life-sized Joey puppet, […]