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NEWS: Female playwrights lead Best New Play nominations in UK Theatre Awards 2017

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Industry body UK Theatre has announced the nominations for the annual UK Theatre Awards, which celebrate creative excellence and the outstanding work seen on stages throughout England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Notably, for the first time in the Awards history, all nominations for Best New Play are written by female playwrights.

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NEWS: Denise Van Outen, Michael Xavier, Kimberley Walsh and Kerry Hall lead Cadogan Hall Sweet Charity concert

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Cadogan Hall presents the concert version of Sweet Charity with musical theatre stars Denise Van Outen (as Charity), Michael Xavier, Kimberley Walsh and Kerry Ellis. The soloists are joined by the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra and Arts Ed Chorale, under musical director Richard Balcombe. The creative team is completed by stage director Paul Foster and choreographer Matt Flint.

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Review: Sweet Charity (Edinburgh Fringe 2011)

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The idea that the Neil Simon-scripted 60’s musical and Shirley MacLaine vehicle in which taxi dancer Charity Hope Valentine’s cheerful optimism survives all misfortunes should be transposed to a gay bar and bath-house on the Lower East Side is intriguing. Realistically, that’s the only good thing about this show. The opening “Big Spender” is set […]

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