Thursday February 5, 2015
End of February and throughout March, Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru will be touring its new stage play 'Y Fenyw Ddaeth o'r Môr' (The Lady From The Sea) by Henrik Ibsen around many of Wales' theatres. Translated into Welsh for the first time by Proffessor Menna Elfyn, this long awaited play is suitable for children of secondary school age and up.
Friday December 5, 2014
Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru is delighted to announce the artistic programme for February – August 2015. Y FENYW DDAETH O’R MÔR will open at the Torch Theatre on February 26 (with a preview on 25 February) before touring to Aberystwyth Arts Centre (3 to 4 March 2015) Sherman Theatre (12 and 13 March) Ffwrnes, Llanelli (16 and 17 March) and Clwyd Theatr Cymru (20 and 21 March).
Monday October 6, 2014
Following Pontio’s statement (which can be seen here), Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru are disappointed to understand that it won’t be possible to stage Chwalfa at Theatr Bryn Terfel, Pontio, in the new year.
Friday September 26, 2014
In October this year, an extract from Pridd by Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru will be performed as part of a theatre festival for European minority languages in Bautzen, Germany, called Odyssee.
Wednesday September 3, 2014
We are extremely disappointed today to understand that Theatr Bryn Terfel will not have been completed in time for us to stage Chwalfa this month.
Monday July 28, 2014
Today (28 July 2014) Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru, in partnership with Pontio and Cwmni’r Frân Wen announce the professional cast of Chwalfa. The opening production in Theatr Bryn Terfel, Pontio, the new Arts and Innovation Centre in Bangor will include 13 professional cast members.
Friday July 11, 2014
Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru and Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru are pleased to announce the programme for the Pentref Drama (Drama Village) for Eisteddfod Sir Gâr. This is the first time the Eisteddfod have created an unique area for drama events and this will be the home of the Cwt Drama and also Caffi’r Theatrau and Theatr.
Monday June 30, 2014
The winning work of the Drama Medal at the National Eisteddfod 2013 will be a co-production between Sherman Cymru, Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru and the National Eisteddfod this year during the week-long festival held in Carmarthenshire. Dŵr Mawr Dyfn, by Glesni Haf Jones, will be performed at the Cwt Drama on the Eisteddfod field, with Sara Lloyd directing.
Tuesday June 17, 2014
With exactly three months before the preview of Chwalfa, Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru, in partnership with Pontio and Cwmni’r Frân Wen, has today (Tuesday 17) announced that tickets for Chwalfa are now on sale.
Thursday May 29, 2014
Next Monday evening (2nd June 2014), Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru, in partnership with Pontio and Cwmni’r Frân Wen, will launch the company’s next production, Chwalfa with a special concert in Bethesda. Many local artists will take part to celebrate the production coming to the area, and to look forward to the opening of Theatr Bryn Terfel at Pontio in Bangor. The evening will also be an opportunity to hear about the Chwalfa project, the work that will take place in the area over the coming months, and the special opportunity for members of the local community to be part of the production on the new stage at Pontio.
Wednesday April 9, 2014
There’ll be a new performance space on the Eisteddfod Maes in Carmarthenshire this year, as the National Eisteddfod and Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru further develop their partnership.
Tuesday April 8, 2014
Next week (14th April 2014) Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru will begin its first residency in the Vale of Aeron whilst preparing the company’s next production, Y Negesydd. Whilst rehearsals are in full swing at Theatr Felinfach, the whole company will relocate to the area for three weeks and will hold a variety of activities locally for the whole community, before opening Y Negesydd, Caryl Lewis’ new play at Theatr Felinfach.
Tuesday March 25, 2014
Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru will be working with National Theatre Wales to develop new Welsh language theatre projects, as part of NTW’s now established WalesLab initiative.
Friday February 28, 2014
Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru is proud to announce their partnership with Theatr Felinfach for their next production, Y Negesydd. The company is currently preparing for a three week residency in the Aeron Valley in April, creating a full programme of various activities in the area.
Thursday February 27, 2014
Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru are very pleased to announce that the director Sara Lloyd has been appointed as the new Associate Director of the company. Sara will be joining Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru from March 2014 and will be working from the company’s main office at Y Llwyfan, Carmarthen.
Wednesday February 26, 2014
Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru is extremely grateful to Meredydd Williams, owner of the land at Tomen y Mur near Trawsfynydd, for facilitating the company’s time there with their performance of Blodeuwedd back in 2013, and for the donation to charity as a result.
Thursday January 9, 2014
Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru are very pleased to announce the cast of Blodeuwedd by Saunders Lewis, which will be on tour to theatre venues during February this year.
Friday December 13, 2013
After a succesful year in 2013, Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru are very pleased to announce the new program for spring and summer 2014. Two new and original plays, an adaptation of a novel and a classical play will be part of the program, as well as exciting and innovative digital projects. Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru will also be celebrating 10 years since the first production with events planned throughout the year.
Tuesday December 3, 2013
Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru are very pleased to announce they have been successful with their application to receive funding from the Research and Development Fund for the arts in Wales. Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru always aim to be innovative and research new ways of connecting with the audience. This fund will be a great assistance to do so, by being able to develop an innovative platform called Sibrwd.
Friday November 29, 2013
Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru and Galeri are very pleased to announce the achievement of the ‘Sgin ti Syniad?’ group in the Media4Schools awards this week. They were awarded for the Best Welsh Film and Best Community Film for ‘Pam?’ in a special awards ceremony at the Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff.
Friday September 20, 2013
On the 9th of October, the home of Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru, Y Llwyfan, will open its doors to school pupils to offer advice and information about careers in the theatre.
Friday September 20, 2013
This week (16 – 20 September 2013), Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru were very pleased to welcome Teatr Piba from Brittany to the Llwyfan in Carmarthen, to develop ideas for creating a co-production in Welsh and Breton.
Thursday August 29, 2013
September will be the culmination of a year's long Theatre Directing Course run by Living Pictures, in association with Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru and Sherman Cymru. Rhwng Dau Fyd (Between Two Worlds) will be directed by three directors that have been on the course during the past year.
Thursday August 1, 2013
Theatr Gendedlaethol Cymru will have a strong presence at the National Eisteddfod, Denbighshire and District this year. As well as various talks and discussions, sponsoring Theatr y Maes, co-ordinating the events at Caffi’r Theatrau (Theatres’ Cafe), the production that’s been well received on tour around Wales will finish it’s run. come to an end at the Eisteddfod.
Wednesday July 31, 2013
Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru have revealed plans for the Caffi Theatrau (Theatres’ Café) in the National Eisteddfod, Denbighshire and District, 2-10 August.
Friday May 17, 2013
Book your tickets in advance to avoid disappointment
Tuesday May 14, 2013
Two Communities, Two Locations, One Story
Tuesday March 19, 2013
Since its first performance in Cardiff back in 2010, Dafydd James's powerful play,Llwyth [Tribe], has travelled around Wales three times, entertained audiences in London and Edinburgh and in August 2012 went to the Taipei Arts Festival in Taiwan. Now a documentary film tracks the incredible journey of this award winning co-production between Sherman Cymru and Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru.
Friday February 1, 2013
In an exciting new partnership, S4C will collaborate with Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru to adapt some of their dramas for television.
The partnership will create a television drama based on Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru's theatrical performances. It will also give life to the dramas online with additional resources including educational materials and local history.
Thursday November 22, 2012
Five future theatre directors have begun a new journey to learn directing skills on a specially created course with Living Pictures in association with Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru and Sherman Cymru.
The five, who are Ffion Dafis, Wyn Mason, Ffion Haf, Janet Aethwy & Rhiannon Williams, begun the year long course in September and they will be tutored specifically on directing and developing new work for the theatre, whether that be developing text with an author or experimenting with multi platform work.
Monday September 24, 2012
Were you a part of the famous protest held on Trefechan Bridge, Aberystwyth in 1963? Would you be willing to share your memories to help create a theatre production to commemorate this historical event?
Monday August 6, 2012
For the first time ever, Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru will stage a production of one of Shakespeare’s most famous plays in a purpose built tent on the National Eisteddfod of Wales field.
‘Y Storm’ is a Welsh language adaptation by Gwyneth Lewis of
Shakespeare’s classic ‘The Tempest’, and it is par t of the World
Shakespeare Festival and the London 2012 Festival, the cultural programme of the Olympic games.
Monday August 6, 2012
A successful Welsh play will take centre stage at a leading Asian arts festival next month.
Sherman Cymru and Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru will be taking the hit production Llwyth [Tribe], by playwright Dafydd James to the Taipei Arts Festival in Taiwan from 31 August – 02 September 2012.
This is the first time that either company has toured its work internationally.
Thursday July 26, 2012
It is with great sadness that we at Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru heard the news on Friday of the sudden death of Wyn Jones.
Thursday May 24, 2012
The cast of Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru's exciting production of 'Y Storm' will include a number of well-known names from the world of Welsh theatre.
'Y Storm' is a Welsh language translation of Shakespeare's classic 'The Tempest', and the cast include Llion Williams as main character Prospero, Lisa Margedas his daughter Miranda, Meilir Rhys Williams will play the ghost Ariel with Simon Nehan as Caliban.
Thursday May 24, 2012
Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru's artistic programme for summer/autumn 2012 will include a community project, a translation of one of Shakespeare's classics, an international tour and a project to develop directors skills, Arwel Gruffydd, Artistic Director of Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru announced today (19 March 2012).
Thursday December 1, 2011
Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru, the Welsh language national theatre, has started the search for a new Artistic Director.
Adverts will appear in the press this week that announces that the Company, which has offices in Carmarthen, West Wales, is hunting for a new Artistic Director to create a new vision and direction for the Company in the future.
Friday November 4, 2011
One of Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru's future productions has been chosen to form part of the World Shakespeare Festival, produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company for the London 2012 Festival - the official culture programme of the Olympic Games.
Thursday October 20, 2011
Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru, the Welsh language national theatre, will stage a Welsh language translation of the popular musical 'Spring Awakening' once again this winter, with four new cast members.
Monday October 10, 2011
A Welsh language verbatim play that uses real stories, as spoken by real people, will mark a new beginning for two of Wales's leading theatre companies.
Sherman Cymru and Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru, in association with Galeri, Caernarfon will be producing 'Sgint' by Bethan Marlow, which takes a fresh and honest look at the current economic squeeze and how it affects people from all walks of life.
Friday March 4, 2011
The much awaited production of the Welsh translation of 'Spring Awakening' has sold out in Cardiff and Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru are today urging audiences to book their tickets before hand to avoid disappointment.
Tuesday March 1, 2011
Arwel Gruffydd has been appointed as the new Artistic Director of Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru, the welsh language National theatre, announced on St David's Day today.
He will commence in his new role at Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru's offices in Carmarthen on 3rd May 2011.
Thursday December 9, 2010
Can't find a Christmas present for the difficult person in your life? Been searching high and low for the perfect present?
Why not buy them a voucher to see Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru's next production 'Deffro'r Gwanwyn', that will be touring Wales during March and April 2011.
Tuesday November 2, 2010
Lord Sugar may find it challenging to find an apprentice on the popular BBC programme 'The Apprentice", but Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru has found the perfect apprentice.
Monday October 18, 2010
For the first time ever, Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru, the Welsh language national theatre, will stage a musical, which promises to bring a new experience to audiences throughout Wales in Spring 2011.