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OPERA: PASSION, POWER & POLITICS – Victoria & Albert Museum ★★★★★

In Classical music, Opera, Opinion, Reviews, Special Events by Olivia MitchellLeave a Comment

Opera: Passion, Power and Politics is a vast and exhilarating exhibition which explores the complex and beautiful history of opera as well as its power to affect us all. In collaboration with the Royal Opera House, the exhibition examines seven operas both in the context of the composer’s lives and the cities and countries they were originally performed in.






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NEWS: Underbelly’s Leicester Square Christmas returns with cabaret & children’s programmes

In Cabaret, Children's theatre, Festivals, London theatre, Native, News, Plays, Press Releases, Special Events by Press ReleasesLeave a Comment

Underbelly’s festive installation Christmas in Leicester Square returns, taking over the central London square from tonight (Friday 10 November 2017) to Sunday 7 January 2018 with a programme of live yuletide entertainment in a pop-up Belgian Spiegeltent.






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New post-show Q&A: Join Terri & director Jonathan O’Boyle for JM Barrie’s Dear Brutus

In Interviews, London theatre, Plays, Special Events, Sticky, Ticket recommendations by Terri PaddockLeave a Comment

As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, on Tuesday 5 December 2017 at London’s Southwark Playhouse, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock will talk to director Jonathan O’Boyle and his Troupe Theatre cast of Troupe Theatre’s centenary revival of J.M. Barrie’s rarely seen Dear Brutus. Got any questions?






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Schiller thrillers: The Faction launches two-week SchillerFest at The Bunker, 31 October

In Features, Festivals, Inspiring people, Interviews, London theatre, Native, News, Opera, Photos, Plays, Press Releases, Quotes, Special Events, Sticky, Ticket recommendations, Video by Press ReleasesLeave a Comment

The Faction celebrate the work of 18th-century German powerhouse Friedrich Schiller with a two-week SchillerFest, at the Bunker Theatre from 31 October to 11 November 2017, showcasing his greatest plays and a line-up including Dame Eileen Atkins, Ciaran Hinds, Celia Imrie and Guardian critic Michael Billington.