Critics' Circle

Critics’ Circle gives young people aged 14 to 25 the opportunity to attend Press Nights and review Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company productions. Members receive tickets for the show, take part in a workshop and then submit a response to the play.

Next Critics’ Circle

Applications for the Autumn term have now closed. Applications will re-open in December.

Autumn Term Dates

Kindertransport – Tue 9 Oct at 6pm
This session we will be exploring the plays historical themes and its contemporary links. The show’s director Fiona Buffini will be joining us to discuss her thoughts on how the play relates to audiences today.

The Madness of George III – Tue 6 Nov at 6pm
This session will be looking at theatre design, how it works with a play to compliment and focus the eye of the audience. Exclusive look at the model box for the show, along with original designs for the set. The group will also design their very own set for The Madness of George III.

Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood – Sat 1 Dec 6:30
It’s time to create pantomime characters! Oh yes it is! The group will vote for the best bad Christmas joke and create a character using our costume and prop box. There will also be an opportunity to meet the director Kenneth Alan Taylor.

Critics’ Circle Reviews

We regularly post reviews from the group here so keep an eye for what they think of our autumn season.