Thursday, 18 January 2018

Review of Tim Cowbury's The Claim at Shoreditch Town Hall - London Theatre 1

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Review of Tim Cowbury's The Claim at Shoreditch Town Hall - London Theatre 1


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Review of Tim Cowbury's The Claim at Shoreditch Town Hall
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The sluggish pace of proceedings may well be indicative of the stark inefficiency of the asylum application process, but it unfortunately makes for the sort of theatre that is difficult to engage with. A is particularly anxious to get B to go on ...

Maly Drama Theatre returns to London: Life and Fate & Uncle Vanya - London Theatre 1


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Maly Drama Theatre returns to London: Life and Fate & Uncle Vanya
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Uncle Vanya The legendary Maly Drama Theatre of St. Petersburg – described by Peter Brook as 'the finest ensemble theatre in Europe' – returns to London this spring for a strictly limited engagement for the first time in over a decade. They will ...

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Motown the Musical to embark on a major UK and Ireland tour - London Theatre 1


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Motown the Musical to embark on a major UK and Ireland tour
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The London production of Motown the Musical continues to play to standing ovations at the Shaftesbury Theatre where it is about to enter its third year and is currently booking until 5 January 2019. With music and lyrics from the Motown catalogue and ...
Motown the Musical announces UK tourThe Stage

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Review of Wild Life FM at the Unicorn Theatre London - London Theatre 1


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Review of Wild Life FM at the Unicorn Theatre London
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The Unicorn theatre is renowned for working with young artists, inspiring young people through 'performance on their own terms'. Their current production is Wild Life FM a devised piece of performance art produced by The Unicorn theatre and Campo Arts ...

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Wednesday, 17 January 2018

Mark Skenton: Josie Rourke’s regime at the Donmar hasn’t quite hit the heights

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Mark Skenton: Josie Rourke’s regime at the Donmar hasn’t quite hit the heights

Announcing her departure, Rourke said: “I was proud to be the first woman director to run a major London theatre.” But Lilian Baylis, who established the Old Vic as a London home for Shakespeare and reopened the derelict Sadlers’ Wells, might have a ...
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RSC announces child casting for Matilda The Musical 2018/19 UK and Ireland Tour - London Theatre 1


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RSC announces child casting for Matilda The Musical 2018/19 UK and Ireland Tour
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Winner of over 85 international awards, including 16 for Best Musical, Matilda The Musical will open at Leicester Curve (5 – 24 March) and will also visit Dublin Bord Gáis Energy Theatre (4 – 28 April), Sunderland Empire (8 May – 2 June), Milton Keynes ...

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Tuesday, 16 January 2018

New Musical Play HOT LIPS AND COLD WAR Set for Run at London Theatre Workshop

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New Musical Play HOT LIPS AND COLD WAR Set for Run at London Theatre Workshop

HOT LIPS AND COLD WAR is a brand new sophisticated musical play set in the White House during the 1960s - a time of the Cold War, civil rights, protest movements, social and class unrest and the evolving musical revolution. Behind closed doors the Irish ...
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Review of Catapult Theatre Company's Statements - London Theatre 1


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Review of Catapult Theatre Company's Statements
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The word on the street is that support and provision for pupils with identified special educational needs is on the decrease, with a resulting rise in disrupted and interrupted lessons, which, at the risk of stating the obvious, isn't healthy for ...

Interview with Olivia Beardsley from the cast of Private Lives - London Theatre 1


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Interview with Olivia Beardsley from the cast of Private Lives
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London Classic Theatre's production of Noël Coward's comedy masterpiece, Private Lives has its UK Tour from 16th January to 21st April 2018. Olivia Beardsley and Helen Keeley return to the production as Sibyl Chase and Amanda Prynne and are joined by ...

Cuba Gooding, Jr. will make his West End debut in Chicago! - LondonTheatre.co.uk


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Cuba Gooding, Jr. will make his West End debut in Chicago!
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The musical was revived in 1997 and ran at the Adelphi Theatre for nine years before transferring to the Cambridge Theatre. Over the course of its run, the musical starred David Hasselhoff, Marti Pellow, John Barrowman, Jill Halfpenny and Bonnie ...
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Monday, 15 January 2018

LAURA by Elina Alminas at the Etcetera Theatre – Review - London Theatre 1

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LAURA by Elina Alminas at the Etcetera Theatre – Review
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is one of Laura's less crude remarks to audience members who entered the theatre space, turned into a wedding venue, after she did. To be fair, it is indeed highly irregular to arrive after the bride. The play eventually comes full circle in its ...

Review of Wild Life FM at the Unicorn Theatre - London Theatre 1


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Review of Wild Life FM at the Unicorn Theatre
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Nine musicians from London and Norfolk join performance artist Kim Noble, director Pol Heyvaert (CAMPO, Belgium) and musician Jakob Ampe to create this new piece for 2018: an honest, raw exposition of what it's like being young today. A live radio show ...
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Review of This Story of Yours at the White Bear Theatre - London Theatre 1


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Review of This Story of Yours at the White Bear Theatre
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Written in 1968 'This Story of Yours' is the story of a middle-aged detective facing the consequences of his violent confrontation with a suspected child molester during an interrogation. The script cleverly distorts the timeline of events (years ...


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Sunday, 14 January 2018

Review of Geppetto: Extraordinary Extremities at Canal Café Theatre - London Theatre 1

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Review of Geppetto: Extraordinary Extremities at Canal Café Theatre - London Theatre 1


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Review of Geppetto: Extraordinary Extremities at Canal Café Theatre
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Concrete Temple Theatre proudly presents the UK Premiere of Geppetto: Extraordinary Extremities, written and directed by Renee Philippi, performed and designed by Carlo Adinolfi, with original music composed by Lewis Flinn (Lysistrata Jones on Broadway ...

Review of Doodle at Waterloo East Theatre - London Theatre 1


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Review of Doodle at Waterloo East Theatre
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About fifteen minutes into Doodle the Musical I expected Graham Chapman to come in in an Army uniform and say “OK stop this now, it's much too silly”. It is very sub-Python and indeed very silly from start to finish. The plot (described below) is ...
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Cuba Gooding, Jr. will make his West End debut in Chicago ... - LondonTheatre.co.uk


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Cuba Gooding, Jr. will make his West End debut in Chicago ...
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It's official! Academy Award winner Cuba Gooding, Jr. will make his UK stage debut, taking on the iconic role of Billy Flynn in the upcoming West End revival of Chicago at the Phoenix Theatre from March 26.
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London on a Budget

The Get Into London Theatre scheme (through Feb. 9, 2018) offers further chances to catch these shows, with tickets available for £10 ($13.50), £20 ($27), £30 ($41) and £40 ($54) at specific performances. A Feast for a King All that luxury shopping ...

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Saturday, 13 January 2018

Questions still hang over Soulpepper Theatre

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Questions still hang over Soulpepper Theatre

For instance, two days after actor Anthony Rapp told the world his story about Kevin Spacey in October, the Old Vic – the venerable London theatre that Mr. Spacey ran until 2015 – sent out a statement with a confidential email address for anyone to ...

Top London theatre shows to see this winter - even if you're on a tight budget

With a string of high profile productions cropping up across the capital this autumn, those looking to soak up London's rich theatrical heritage will be spoilt for choice. From the spell binding Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, to family favourites like ...
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Cuba Gooding Jr to make London theatre debut as lawyer Billy Flynn in hit musical Chicago - Metro


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Cuba Gooding Jr to make London theatre debut as lawyer Billy Flynn in hit musical Chicago
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The Razzle Dazzle! Oscar winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr will tread the boards in London for the first time this spring in a new production of Chicago. The American is the first actor announced from a rumoured all-star cast. Cuba, 50, will play ...
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Girl From the North Country - LondonTheatre.co.uk


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Girl From the North Country
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2017 was certainly a banner year for new musicals: not just the UK premiere of Hamilton, of course, but also the homegrown thrills of Everybody's Talking About Jamie (which transferred from Sheffield's Crucible to the Apollo), The Girls (which ...


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Friday, 12 January 2018

First female duo to head a London theatre departs Donmar

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First female duo to head a London theatre departs Donmar

London's Donmar Warehouse theatre says artistic director Josie Rourke and executive producer Kate Pakenham are leaving the company. They were the first female duo to run a London theatre. The theatre said Thursday that Pakenham will leave in June after six ...

Theatre in London this January: Five shows to see this month

It may be the first month of the year, but things are far from quiet on the London theatre scene. From major West End revivals to new writing at the National, here’s your chance to steal a march on some of the biggest shows opening this year. Here are ...

First female duo to run London theatre announce departure

The first female partnership team to run a London theatre have announced their departure from the Donmar Warehouse. Josie Rourke became the venue’s artistic director in 2012, along with Kate Pakenham as executive producer. Rourke will end her tenure in ...
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Theatre in London this January: Five shows to see this month - Evening Standard


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Theatre in London this January: Five shows to see this month
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It may be the first month of the year, but things are far from quiet on the London theatre scene. From major West End revivals to new writing at the National, here's your chance to steal a march on some of the biggest shows opening this year. Here are ...

Cardboard Citizens: Cathy at Soho Theatre alongside UK dates - London Theatre 1


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Cardboard Citizens: Cathy at Soho Theatre alongside UK dates
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Award-winning theatre company Cardboard Citizens has announced that it will revive its critically acclaimed production of Cathy at Soho Theatre for three weeks from 27th March to 14th April, alongside other UK dates this spring. The tour will culminate ...

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First female duo to run London theatre announce departure - the Irish News


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The first female partnership team to run a London theatre have announced their departure from the Donmar Warehouse. Josie Rourke became the venue's artistic director in 2012, along with Kate Pakenham as executive producer. Rourke will end her tenure in ...
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Review - OVO (Cirque du Soleil) at the Royal Albert Hall - LondonTheatre.co.uk


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Review - OVO (Cirque du Soleil) at the Royal Albert Hall
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Is time running out, finally, for the global circus franchise Cirque du Soleil, whose touring and bespoke Las Vegas spectacles have created their own extremely profitable brand of family entertainment? Several attempts to create permanent home in New ...
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