Kate Leonova

Senior Editor for Theatre and Culture

Kate Leonova
Cambridge University

University of Cambridge, theatre, reviews, culture, art, literature, poetry, student news, current affairs, student lifestyle

  • Kate is the Senior Editor for the Theatre and Culture Section of The Cambridge Tab. This involves editing reviews of shows put on in Cambridge and encouraging authors to write articles about the cultural aspects of life at this university
  • Kate writes predominantly for the Theatre and Culture section. She is passionate about extensively covering the Cambridge Theatre scene and encouraging more people to see the amazing student productions
  • Kate studies Engineering, and is excited to broaden her horizons and write about the Cambridge theatre life


Kate started writing for the Tab in 2023 as a Theatre and Culture author, before progressing to Senior Theatre and Culture editor in April 2024


Kate Leonova is in her second year of studies at King's College, University of Cambridge, pursuing a degree in Engineering, planning to specialize in Mechanical Engineering


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Review: The Chaplain (Read-Through)

‘Indeed there is darkness about…’

Review: Jellyfish Brains

This show feels like being submerged underwater and asked whether there is any point in love if it is so similar to pain

Review: Squires

From ‘Wouldn’t it be strange if we were ants?’ to ‘Girls are just like the rest of us and not different people!’

Review: The Corpse in the Room

‘If you spend any amount of time with a person, you will form some sort of bond…’

Review: Songs for a New World

Come stargazing at the ADC and let the music take your breath away

Review: Marlowe Arts Show 2024 – Romeo and Juliet

For never was a story of more woe than this of the confusing adaptation of Juliet and her Romeo

Review: CUADC/Footlights Pantomime 2023: Dick Whittington and His Cat

Hello boys and girls! Who is ready for some panto?

Review: It’s OK, I Still Think You’re Great

‘Everything is fine. Everything is okay. Everything is great’

Review: Metamorphosis

The story of a beetle, capitalism and one dysfunctional family.