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FEATURED SHOW: The Wild Party at the Hope Theatre, ★★★★★ reviews are in!

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Have you seen the myriad five- and four-star reviews for our Featured Show, Mingled Yarn Theatre’s two-hander play with music based on Joseph Moncure March’s once-banned 1928 poem THE WILD PARTY? Here’s a selection of some of our favourite review quotes.

THE WILD PARTY – Hope Theatre

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First published in 1928 (having been banned and rejected for its sheer filth) this adaptation embraces the rhythm of the Joseph Moncure March narrative poem and of the time but whilst Anna Clark and Joey Akubeze give the 16 characters they play between their all there is something that makes this production feel a bit disjointed.

THE WILD PARTY – Hope Theatre

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Joseph Moncure March’s narrative poem managed the remarkable feat of having two musical adaptations thereof running in the same year in New York, one of which – by Michael John LaChiusa – will be the first show in the newly rebranded The Other Palace next month. Getting in early though is Mingled Yarn Theatre Company with their own cabaret-influenced interpretation of The Wild Party, running now at The Hope Theatre.

THE WILD PARTY – Hope Theatre

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The Wild Party, a simple and to-the-point title, perfectly describes the show as well as the evening I experienced. There was so much to like about this performance. Adapted into a performance piece here by Mingled Yarn Theatre Company, The Wild Party was originally a book-length narrative poem by Joseph Moncure March in the roaring twenties.

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NEWS: Donna McKechnie, John Owen-Jones & full The Wild Party cast announced

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Full casting is announced today for Michael John LaChiusa’s THE WILD PARTY, which receives its first major London production at The Other Palace, playing from Monday 13 February to Saturday 1 April 2017, with a press night on Monday 20 February. THE WILD PARTY will be the inaugural production at The Other Palace, formerly St. James Theatre, when it reopens in February …

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NEWS: Frances Ruffelle stars in The Wild Party, TICKETS NOW ONSALE

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Michael John LaChiusa’s The Wild Party will receive its first major London production at The Other Palace, playing from Saturday 11 February to Saturday 1 April 2017, with a press night on Monday 20 February. It’s directed and choreographed by 2016 Olivier Award winner Drew McOnie and stars Tony Award winner Frances Ruffelle.

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NEWS: Andrew Lloyd Webber relaunches St James as Other Palace, announces first season

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Andrew Lloyd Webber today announces plans for The Other Palace, the newest addition to The Really Useful Theatres Group. The inaugural season, under new artistic director Paul Taylor Mills, will feature a range of musicals including: Michael John LaChuisa’s The Wild Party and premieres of Duncan Sheik’s Whisper House and Fellini adaptation La Strada.