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Wolverhampton Grand Theatre has confirmed that the performances of Carmen and Madama Butterfly, due to perform on Friday 4th and Saturday 5th March have been cancelled. This follows the cancellation of the Russian State Ballet which was due to open this evening.

A new all-star concept album billed as ‘a sonic love letter to Birmingham’ will be released to music fans across the world for free in June, for the Birmingham 2022 Festival.

On Record, commissioned and produced by Birmingham Music Archive, will feature eleven original songs exclusively written and recorded by new and established city music talent including Bambi Bains, Cherry Pickles, Dapz on the Map, SANITY, Tj Rehmi, and UB40.

The producers of the brand new production of The Cher Show are delighted to announce that the role of Cher will be played by Debbie Kurup, Danielle Steers and Millie O’Connell. The production features the actresses portraying Cher in three different ways throughout her iconic career, with Debbie as ‘Star’, Danielle as ‘Lady’ and Millie as ‘Babe’.  Further casting is to be announced.

Equally as influenced by inspirational current artists such as Kacey Musgraves and HAIM as she is by the timeless sounds of Fleetwood Mac and Joni Mitchell, 18-year-old newcomer Maya Lane possesses a talent for songwriting that’s rarely heard from such a young artist.

Maya today shares the official video for her debut single ‘Still The Same’ as she builds towards the release of her debut EP later this year.

Giving vital opportunities to artists within the CV postcode, Shoot Festival returns this year with a mix of commissioned pieces and showcases of the best of Coventry’s arts scene. The festival’s ‘In Bloom’ strand features artists from past editions of Shoot Festival who have been commissioned to create new work across a range of disciplines including performance, sound and visual art.

Hugely acclaimed singer-songwriter and pianist Elio Pace is hitting the road with the ultimate uptown experience as he tours his smash-hit award-winning show The Billy Joel Songbook.

Following a sell-out UK tour in 2021, Elio will visit 20 theatres across the UK and Ireland later this year as he pays homage to one of the most iconic musicians, singer-songwriters and composers of the 20th Century.

The Caravan and Motorhome Club is planting 2022 trees this year in support of The Queen’s Green Canopy (QGC) tree planting initiative created to mark Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee this year.

Today, TV presenter, journalist and Club member, Matt Allwright, and singer, TV presenter and farmer, JB Gill, helped the Club officially launch the planting at Chapel Lane Caravan and Motorhome Club Campsite, in Wythall, near Birmingham. 

Millions of people around the world are still mourning the passing of musician, entrepreneur and YouTube star Jamal Edwards who founded the online urban music platform SBTV.

Well-known for helping to launch the careers of artists like Dave, Ed Sheeran and Skepta, the son of singer and Loose Women presenter Brenda Edwards – who he described as his “ultimate cheerleader” - will forever be remembered as being the pioneering figure in the rap and grime music scene and for also being a leading ambassador for the Prince's Trust.

From his breakthrough moment ‘Berlin’ to his 2019 studio album ‘Unfurl’, RY X has captivated audiences worldwide with songs that simultaneously simmer with confessional intimacy, hypnotic musical motifs, and a palpable sense of cinematic drama. Having amassed over 700 million streams and sold-out shows wherever he has travelled, RY X now builds anticipation for his upcoming third album by sharing his brand-new single ‘Let You Go’.

This March, the Shifting the Dial Partnership will take over Birmingham Rep with a day of activity to mark the culmination of three years of discussion, workshop, performance and action to support young Black men's mental health resilience and address inequalities 

On 25 Mar, Fix It: The Celebration will take place in spaces across The Rep with a host of events that look back on the Shifting the Dial project, reviewing the impact the project has made to the young men who have been part of the last three years and celebrating the end of the Lottery funded project in its current form. 

On the eve of Birmingham Royal Ballet’s World Premiere of Carlos Acosta’s dazzling production of Don Quixote, we are delighted to announce that Marianela Nuñez and Vadim Muntagirov will perform the roles of Kitri and Basilio for two nights only at the Birmingham Hippodrome next week (22 & 23 February).

Marianela and Vadim performed the roles for The Royal Ballet in 2019, and Marianela danced Kitri with Acosta in the original staging in 2013 - Acosta’s first ever full length ballet.

Bollywood superstar Ranbir Kapoor visited Expo 2020 Dubai on Sunday (13 February) and delighted thousands of fans with photo opportunities and a live Q&A session at the Jubilee Stage.

Ranbir Kapoor a multi award winning Indian actor is one of the highest-paid actors of Hindi cinema, who’s been featured in Forbes India's Celebrity 100 list since 2012.