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NEWS: Broadway’s Andy Mientus joins John Partridge, Declan Bennett & Cedric Neal in The View Upstairs

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Broadway star Andy Mientus will make his UK stage debut in the European premiere of new LGBTQ+ musical The View Upstairs, alongside Declan Bennett, Victoria Hamilton-Barritt, Cedric Neal and John Partridge. The production, directed by Jonathan O’Boyle, runs at London’s Soho Theatre from 18 July to 24 August 2019, with a press night on Tuesday 23 July. Broadway and television actor …

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Intra Muros Q&A video: What compelled director Ché Walker to take to the stage himself for the first time in 11 years?

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What does theatre mean to you? How do actors marry up the dual emotional demands of their chosen profession? How many ‘characters’ or versions of ourselves to the rest of us play in our own lives?

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NEWS: Selladoor brings the European premiere of Falsettos to The Other Palace

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Selladoor Worldwide (producers of 9 to 5, Big Fish, American Idiot and Avenue Q) will present the long-awaited European premiere of the multi award-winning musical Falsettos which arrives in the UK from 30 August to 23 November 2019 (press night is 5 September) at London’s The Other Palace. It will be the first time UK audiences have had the chance to see March of the Falsettos and Falsettoland –the …

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Cry Havoc Q&A video: How much would you sacrifice for love? Which wins when sexuality & faith clash?

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At a time when our headlines are full of news about Brunei’s gay death penalty laws and religious parents protesting LGBTQ inclusion in classrooms, let alone growing Brexit and Trump-era intolerance to asylum seekers and immigrants, Cry Havoc is scarily relevant and all-too-real.

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Tony’s Last Tape Q&A video: Paying tribute to Tony Benn, from ‘most dangerous man’ to ‘national treasure’

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Many in the audience at Clapham’s Omnibus Theatre knew and were influenced by Tony Benn and were happy to share memories and thoughts on what he would think about the play as well as today’s political situation.