Category Archives: Dance

Time After Time

The creator and stars discuss the stage musical version of Strictly Ballroom. Read my full Dancing Times article here Advertisements

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Simply the best

Actress Adrienne Warren discusses playing Tina Turner in new West End musical Tina. Read my full Dancing Times article here

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Strictly Ballroom The Musical, Piccadilly Theatre

Love is in the air, and revolution too. Baz Luhrmann’s beloved 1992 film (originally a student play, now back on stage as a musical) is even more adamantly anti-establishment in this latest incarnation, opening out a delicious satire of 1980s Australian … Continue reading

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Chicago, Phoenix Theatre

Chicago‘s hit West End revival ­- which featured a constant revolving door of big names – closed in 2012 after almost 15 years. Now, it returns with the requisite stunt casting (Cuba Gooding Jr), but also with a cast of … Continue reading

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Tina, Aldwych Theatre

It is, perhaps, a tale that suffers from overfamiliarity. Tina Turner’s rags-to-riches story – from humble beginnings as little Anna Mae Bullock in Nutbush, Tennessee, to her discovery, reinvention and sickening abuse by husband and manager Ike Turner, and finally … Continue reading

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Tina leads April’s Top 10 new London shows

From a buzzy new musical to returning favourites. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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BWW Interview: Jonny Labey

The actor discusses his role in the West End production of Strictly Ballroom The Musical. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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Tango connection

Argentine tango superstar Germán Cornejo discusses his new show Tango after Dark. Read my full Dancing Times article here

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Crazy for You, New Wimbledon Theatre

The UK tour of Gershwin musical Crazy for You has reached its London leg, and is still in fine, energetic form. Originally a Depression-era work, it joins retro pleasures like 42nd Street in providing much-needed Brexit escapism: a world in which all our problems … Continue reading

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Thank you for the music

A new exhibition celebrates ABBA – the band that gets everyone dancing. Read my full Dancing Times article here

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