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Will an older generation of creatives be altruistic enough to make room for young talent?

In Broadway, Features, London theatre, Musicals, Online shows, Opinion, Plays by Mark ShentonLeave a Comment

A constantly recurring theme as we hopefully start emerging from this pandemic — and even long before it actually happened — was about creating space for new voices and talents, and preferably younger and more diverse voices, whether as writers, directors, producers, designers, actors or even theatre critics.

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The Show People Podcast: Artistic director Paul Taylor Mills & a lack of Pride

In Audio, Broadway, Features, Interviews, London theatre, Musicals, Opinion, Plays by Andrew KeatesLeave a Comment

In this episode of The Show People Podcast, host Andrew Keates spends the afternoon with director, producer and artistic director of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Other Palace, Paul Taylor Mills. Andrew also shares his theatrical tips for June 2018, including the transfer of Steven Dietz’s Lonely Planet at Trafalgar Studios 2.

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INTERVIEW: Spotlight On… Side Show designer takis

In Features, Interviews, London theatre, Musicals, Opera, Opinion by Jonathan BazLeave a Comment

Designing Side Show has been a blessing and a challenge at the same time. A blessing, as the audience have an inclusive, immersive experience of a freak/vaudeville show and are able to observe closely the life journey of (the real life conjoined twins) Violet and Daisy Hilton played extraordinarily by Laura Pitt-Pulford and Louise Dearman.

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NEWS: Cast announced for the European premiere of Peter & the Starcatcher

In Musicals, Native, Press Releases, Regional theatre by Press ReleasesLeave a Comment

Casting – including Evelyn Hoskins and newcomer Michael Shea as Peter – has been announced for the much-anticipated European premiere of Peter and the Starcatcher, being staged by Northampton’s Royal & Derngate this Christmas, running from 29 November to 31 December 2016, with a press night on 2 December.

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NEWS: 11-time Tony winner Hamilton reopens Victoria Palace in Oct 2017

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HAMILTON, the Broadway musical, which won 11 Tony Awards last night including best musical, will have its London premiere in October 2017. The critically acclaimed musical has broken box office records on Broadway and has become a cultural sensation. HAMILTON will reopen the Victoria Palace Theatre, which is currently undergoing an extensive multi-million pound refurbishment.