national theatre wales

De Gabay takes over Butetown

De Gabay takes over Butetown
March 3, 2013 2 Comments »

Butetown and Cardiff Bay were turned into a festival of Somalian poetry, drama, dance and song today, as National Theatre Wales’ spectacular production De Gabay took over the city. Hundreds of people attended performances during the day-long event, which was ... Read More »

Live updates: De Gabay comes to Cardiff

Live updates: De Gabay comes to Cardiff
March 3, 2013 No Comments »

National Theatre Wales’ first major production of 2013 comes to Cardiff today, with a whole day of theatre and performance celebrating the city’s Somali community in Butetown and the Bay. De Gabay will begin this morning, with audience members invited ... Read More »

Final preparations made for De Gabay production

Final preparations made for De Gabay production
February 26, 2013 No Comments »

Final preparations are under way for a major theatre production set to take over Butetown and Cardiff Bay this weekend, with performances ranging from intimate poetry readings, to parades through Butetown, and a grand finale on the waterfront. National Theatre ... Read More »

National Theatre Wales production to shine spotlight on Butetown’s Somali community

National Theatre Wales production to shine spotlight on Butetown’s Somali community
February 7, 2013 1 Comment »

After staging a play in a city taxi, the National Theatre Wales’ latest production is set to take audiences into the front rooms of Cardiff’s Somali community in Butetown. The brainchild of a group of Somali poets, De Gabay will ... Read More »

A weekend of drama in Cardiff

May 17, 2010 No Comments »

On Friday, we went to the New Theatre. Following good reviews in the South Wales Echo, as well as The Times and The Guardian, we were keen to see “The Devil Inside Him”, a play John Osborne wrote when still ... Read More »

Short film about young people in Butetown

February 10, 2010 No Comments »

Who, Me? – Butetown 2009 from Gavin Porter on Vimeo. A short film about young people’s experiences in Butetown, via National Theatre Wales Via Guardian Cardiff Read More »