Sentiment snowdrift, Strictly surprises and 2015 preview

White ChristmasMy articles in the January issue of Dance Today, out now:

  • Snowed under The saccharine sentiment of Irving Berlin’s White Christmas at the Dominion Theatre is downright suffocating
  • Strictly surprises Following another series of Strictly celebrities being saddled with the “dark horse” mantle, my top five genuinely surprising contestants
  • Stepping Out Looking back at an action-packed 2014 and previewing this year’s most anticipated competitions, at home and abroad

New in the Dance Today section:

  • Strictly international From India to Finland, South Africa to Turkey, how the hit BBC show travels around the world
  • Top cat As the West End revival opens, groundbreaking choreographer Gillian Lynne recalls the creation of Cats
  • Having a ball An unrefined by enthusiastic revival of Damn Yankees steps up to the plate at Landor Theatre
  • Striking the wrong note Cartoonish musical version of Made in Dagenham at the Adelphi does its subjects a disservice by diminishing their achievement
  • Ready for his close-up A compelling new book salutes the forgotten maestro of Hollywood’s golden age
  • Stepping Out Spicy same-sex salsa class celebrates 20 years

Read more of my Dance Today articles here

Purchase a copy of the magazine here

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