“The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars…but in our ourselves, that we are the underlings.”
My experience of Shakespeare up to now has been lots of boring English lessons at secondary school, getting to enjoy the first 45 minutes of Othello over and over at college before lesson ended and watching Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo & Juliet on repeat post-break up with a bottle of rosé in close reach.
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The South Yorkshire am-dram premier is coming to Sheffield very soon…
In November 2016, I decided it was time to do something for me and thought joining a musical theatre group would be the way to do that.
I’ve always loved performing and singing stupid songs on stage (more on that here) and finding out a group i’d previously auditioned for (and got in, for the record… but 17 year old me was too nervous to handle) was doing one of my favourite musicals – Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.
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The phenomenon coming to a city near you very soon…
In August 2016, while sitting and brunchin’ in Sheffield’s Depot Bakery, I stumbled across a flyer for CAST and their line up of events… after much deliberation and convincing Abbie to fork out the £70 for the ticket, we booked to go to 99 Mary Street on September 15th 2016.
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A lesson in resilience, persistence and GREAT music.
I have been obsessed with Postmodern Jukebox since I was 18; this is a fact. As they prepare to perform in Sheffield City Hall’s beautiful auditorium, here’s everything you need to know.
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Desk by day. Jazz hands by night.I love musical theatre. I always have. Anyone who knows me can vouch for this fact. As a 16 year old, I decided a career in the spotlight wasn’t for me and left it behind with a step, heel-click and a shuffle.
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I was there. That’s what they’ll say. 20 years from now when Jamie is touring the globe and entertaining millions of people each week from all walks of life with his beautiful story – “I was there that night they performed to the public for the very first time in Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre”.
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If you’ve been kind enough to check out the About Me page; you’ll know a bit of general information about me and what I’m up to… A comment I frequently get when telling people about how I spend my time is: “How do you manage it all?”
Continue reading “Ellie Greenfield: The Life & Times”