Wolverhampton theatre receives seven nominations in What's On Readers Awards

Bosses at Wolverhampton Grand are celebrating after being nominated for a record seven awards in the 'What’s On Reader’s Awards' 2018.

Last year, the Lichfield Street venue won Best Midlands Pantomime for Aladdin and Best Wolverhampton Arts/Theatre venue. This year the theatre is nominated for: 

  • Best Large Theatre In The Midlands
  • Best Home Produced Show – Brassed Off
  • Best Midlands Pantomime 2017/18 – Jack And The Beanstalk
  • Best Midlands Pantomime Dame – Ian Adams
  • Best Amateur Dramatic Production – Bilston Operatic Company’s A Christmas Carol
  • Best Wolverhampton Arts/Theatre Venue
  • Best Classical/Operatic Production – Birmingham Bach Choir At The Grand Theatre -  Handel’s Messiah

Other awards include Best Midlands Personality for Doreen Tipton, who returns to the Grand on Thursday 5th April with her 2017 sell-out production Rise Of The Yam-Yam and Best Dance Production for BalletBoyz Fourteen Days which will play at the Grand Theatre on Monday 14th May. Chief Executive and Artistic Director of the Grand Theatre, Adrian Jackson, said:

“I'm delighted with the nominations that the Grand has received in this year’s What’s On Readers Awards. It is testament to the hard work put in by our cast and entire team of staff that our first in-house production in over 40 years, Brassed Off, is shortlisted in such a strong category of Midlands-produced theatre.

"Other awards highlight the diversity in our programme where we strive to entertain, inform and reach out to all audiences through the magic of theatre.”

You can vote in the What’s On Reader’s Awards 2018 on their website



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