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Mark Shenton views the week of news, openings & radical overhauls of Shakespeare in the West End, Broadway & beyond

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Mark Shenton offers the week’s news, reviews, quotes and tweets in theatre from both sides of the Atlantic, including an interview with Sonia Friedman, reviews of Shakespeare in three different abbreviated versions, and a YouTube star appearing on Broadway.

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NEWS: American pop musical Mythic has its world premiere at the Charing Cross Theatre

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Mythic – a new pop musical by Marcus Stevens (book and lyrics) and Oran Eldor (music) which turns the ancient Greek story of Persephone on its head, with the gods as chart-topping rock stars, power-hungry politicians, and professional VIPs – will get its world premiere at London’s Charing Cross Theatre in a strictly limited seven-week season from 1 October to 25 November (press night is 8 October).