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NEWS: Hamilton & The Ferryman dominate 2018 Olivier Awards shortlists, Imelda Staunton double nominated

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Nominations for the Olivier Awards 2018 are announced today. The shortlists are dominated by Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical Hamilton and Jez Butterworth’s latest play The Ferryman. Headlines include: New American musical Hamilton becomes the most nominated production in Oliviers history with 13 nominations The Ferryman, currently running in the West End before transferring to Broadway, is the most nominated new play with 8 …

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‘An outstanding performance of an outstanding piece of writing’: THE B*EASTS – Bush Theatre

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In The B*easts, Monica Dolan conveys an intelligent coolness as she makes her feelings known about social issues such as the pernicious effects of women’s magazines. She also implies that if this is a story about breasts, it is also a story about beasts: the media, our preconceptions and our mistakes.

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NEWS: Bush Theatre announces four premieres in 2018 season & three-year BAMER initiative

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The Bush Theatre has today announced its new 2018 season. Highlights include: Eight plays announced – including two new commissions, three world premieres and one UK premiere This season sees the launch of Passing the Baton –a three-year programming initiative dedicated to revivals of work by BAMER (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and Refugee) artists beginning with Winsome Pinnock’s Leave Taking and including a …