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REVIEW: “The wonderful Wizard of Oz” a clever re-working of the iconic tale at The Brewhouse in Taunton

| Sue Tucker: Muddy Stilettos. No soap stars, boy band boys or behind you jokes in this year’s Christmas show at The Brewhouse – and it’s not just a scene-by-scene recreation of the iconic 1930s film, either. Based on the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 1987 script, this Wizard of Ozhas had a subtle compass re-orientation to Somerset.  […]

| Avril Silk: Remote Goat. The Brewhouse Theatre’s Christmas show is a triumph; bold, inventive and visually arresting. It is a very long time since I saw the film of ‘The Wizard of Oz’; long enough to be able to see it though fresh eyes, as did Director and Choreographer Vanessa Lefrancois and her talented […]

Taunton Deane Borough Council (TDBC) and The Brewhouse are delighted to confirm the appointment of MICA Architects to redevelop The Brewhouse Theatre & Arts Centre on the Coal Orchard site.  The news was revealed today (Friday 5 October) during a visit to the riverside venue by the Rt Hon Jeremy Wright MP QC, the newly appointed […]

Work placements are designed to give an insight into the running of a busy theatre and arts centre and are a good way of finding out about working in the arts. We offer a broad overview of the whole venue rather than a placement in a specific department; this means that there is an opportunity […]

We are very excited to announce our 2018, in-house production of The Wizard of Oz! We all know that “there’s no place like home” and our touring artists are a long way from theirs during the busy Christmas season. So we’re looking for generous volunteers to offer them a place to stay. Can you help? […]

by Avril Silk | Remote Goat Review If your ex-lover publicly denounces you as ‘mad, bad and dangerous to know’ you soon become accustomed to getting away with being outrageous and people hanging on your every pearl-like word, whether provocative, profane or poetic. My flippant, unspoken reply to Paul Huntley-Thomas’s wonderfully realised, handsome, languid Lord […]

The annual Foot Anstey Charity quiz has raised over £3,900 to support the renovation campaign for the Brewhouse. Now in its tenth year, over 20 teams from across the region were put to the test with Cooper Associates Ltd emerging as the overall winners of the prestigious trophy.  Held at the Somerset Cricket Club, attendees […]