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NEWS: Off West End announces 89 finalists for 2019 Offies awards

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Off West End, the agency supporting the work of independent, alternative and fringe theatres in London, has now announced the 89 finalists for 28 of its Offies awards categories. In 2018, Offies assessors were invited to 400 shows across 80 venues across London, resulting in 430 nominations across 28 Offies categories. The Offies panel of assessors and critics have now …

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FEATURED SHOW: Arrows & Traps’ Frankenstein at Brockley Jack Theatre, ★★★★ reviews are in!

In Features, London theatre, Native, Opinion, Plays, Quotes, Reviews, Sticky, Ticket recommendations by Press Releases1 Comment

Have you caught the Arrows & Traps’ “fearlessly inventive” adaptation of Frankenstein? The production has been nominated for two Offies – Best Director for Ross McGregor and Best Supporting Actor for Will Pinchin as the Creature – and is now continuing at London’s Brockley Jack Theatre on 21 October 2017. A selection of some of our favourite review quotes, as well as buzz …

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NEWS: Southwark Playhouse & Orange Tree lead shortlists for The Offies 2017

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London’s leading awards in the theatre calendar for Off-West End productions, The Offies Finalists for the 2016 season have been revealed, with south London venues Southwark Playhouse and the Orange Tree Theatre racking up the most nominations.

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THE DREAMERS – St James Theatre

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The Dreamers might have fared better if it hadn’t been billed as a musical. It is hard to find a category for it – part centenary celebration, part video documentary, part community theatre, part contemporary oratorio about British participation in the battle of Gallipoli but since they don’t hand out Off West End awards for Worthiness, it’s not surprising critics dismissed it.

THE DREAMERS – St James Theatre

In Awards, Musicals, Reviews by Johnny FoxLeave a Comment

The Dreamers might have fared better if it hadn’t been billed as a musical. It is hard to find a category for it – part centenary celebration, part video documentary, part community theatre, part contemporary oratorio about British participation in the battle of Gallipoli but since they don’t hand out Off West End awards for Worthiness, it’s not surprising critics dismissed it.