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PHOTOS: Behind the scenes with Rothschild & Sons rehearsals. How much do you know about the banking dynasty?
15th January 2018Got your tickets yet for the UK premiere of Rothschild & Sons, a musical by Fiddler on the Roof's Broadway legends Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick, now transferring from New York to London's Park Theatre? Sneak a peek behind the scenes… .. Read more
REVIEW ROUND-UP: Girl from the North Country at the Noel Coward Theatre
15th January 2018The hit Old Vic Theatre production Girl from the North Country, written and directed by Conor McPherson and inspired by the music of Bob Dylan, has transferred to the West End's Noel Coward Theatre, where it's running until 24 March… .. Read more
FEATURED SHOW: Why is Aequitas Theatre’s revival of Fear & Misery of the Third Reich so timely?
15th January 2018A warning from history? Aequitas Theatre relocates Bertolt Brecht's 1944 modern classic Fear and Misery of the Third Reich in the near future for a timely revival, starting performances this week at London's Brockley Jack Theatre, where it's running until… .. Read more
IntoTheNumbers post-show Q&A video: How much do you know about the Nanking Massacre?
14th January 2018What an incredibly brave, brilliant and inspiring woman Iris Chang was. What an unimaginably horrific atrocity the Nanking Massacre was. How ashamed I am to have known next to nothing about either before INTO THE NUMBERS. Last night – thanks… .. Read more
‘Ripe with expletives & bravura’: #BerkoffEast @KingsHeadThtr ★★★★★
17th January 2018 King's Head Theatre, London - until 3 February 2018 Shocking, provocative and poetic. Steven Berkoff’s punchy verse play, East, has returned to its roots. No, not Bethnal Green or the Mile End Road, but the King’s Head Theatre Islington,… .. Read more
DON GIOVANNI – Vienna
16th January 2018Vienna State Opera, Austria - will be livestreamed on 20 January 2018 It may be difficult to see the action on stage, but at least the music sounds glorious, with Vienna State Opera presenting a Don Giovanni blessed with uniformly… .. Read more
NEWS: Bill Milner stars opposite Sheila Hancock in Harold & Maude
16th January 2018British film star Bill Milner (Dunkirk, X-Men: First Class, Son of Rambow) is to star with, as previously announced, Olivier Award-winning West End star Sheila Hancock in the London premiere of Colin Higgins' 1971 American black comedy romantic drama Harold and… .. Read more
‘Replete with tales of celebrity, scandal & topiary’: ONE FESTIVAL – Space Arts Centre ★★★★
16th January 2018The Space Arts Centre - until 27 January 2018 Making its final appearance at The Space Arts Centre, the One Festival returns for a season of short monologues. Split thematically into four programmes, the performances alternate throughout January. I attended… .. Read more
NEWS: Ophelia Lovibund stars in premiere of Barney Norris’ Nightfall
16th January 2018Laurie Sansom will direct Ophelia Lovibond (Lou), Ukweli Roach (Pete) and Sion Daniel Young (Ryan) in the world premiere of Barney Norris’s Nightfall running at the Bridge Theatre from 28 April to 3 June 2018, with press night on 8 May… .. Read more
‘Sweet & sad with a little room for improvement’: LOBSTER – Theatre503
16th January 2018Theatre503, London - until 20 January 2018 Guest reviewer: Jo Trainor Breakups suck. Unexpectedly bumping into your ex sucks even more. For exes J and K, it’s even worse because they’re unknowingly about to be set up with each other. Snapper Theatre have called Lobster a… .. Read more
The secret to success in the theatre industry? Create your own work
16th January 2018When you talk to students, drama school staff and recent graduates the words on everyone’s lips these days are “making your own work”. Suddenly, in the last few years, a lot of people have woken up to the idea that… .. Read more
‘The evening belongs to Garrett Phillips as Frank Sinatra’: RAT PACK LIVE – West End ★★★1/2
16th January 2018★★★1/2 Theatre Royal Haymarket, London - until 3 February 2018 Back in 2011 I visited Las Vegas and saw The Rat Pack show in its hotel cabaret-style environment. I was interested in seeing what it would be like in the… .. Read more