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BWW Interview: Obioma Ugoala on Motown

The newest addition to the cast of Motown the Musical discusses the daunting task of playing living legend Smokey Robinson. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here Advertisements

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Drew McOnie and new spaces for same-sex dance

My articles in the May issue of Dancing Times magazine, out now: The master storyteller Olivier Award-winning choreographer Drew McOnie on the value of narrative dance Stepping Out Same-sex European champions Stefan Lehner and Axel Zischka venture into new spaces New in the Dancing Times section: Motown the Musical … Continue reading

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Motown the Musical, Shaftesbury Theatre

We’ve reached peak jukebox musical with this latest glossy Broadway import, which crams almost 60 popular hits into its two-and-a-half-hour running time, at the expense, unsurprisingly, of satisfying drama. Not that the latter is high on the list of priorities … Continue reading

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