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Hadestown, National Theatre

The road to full musical theatre production has been a long one for Hadestown. It began back in 2006, with Anaïs Mitchell’s song cycle – a folk/jazz take on the Orpheus and Eurydice myth – toured around Vermont in a school bus, then … Continue reading

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Kiss Me, Kate, London Coliseum

Cole Porter’s 1948 love letter to showbiz is brilliantly served by Opera North’s big, bold and bawdy production – both soaringly romantic and packed with meta winks. A touring staple, Jo Davies’ detailed take (the revival helmed by Ed Goggin) beds down … Continue reading

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Hamilton: The Ultimate Guide

Hamilton finally makes its UK debut at the Victoria Palace Theatre tomorrow night. Need a quick primer on the musical phenomenon? Here’s the lowdown… Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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An Intimate Evening with Kristin Chenoweth, London Palladium

The words “an intimate evening with” may seem at odds with the cavernous Palladium. But leave it to the pint-sized Broadway legend with the huge voice to work her magic on the space. Somehow, with just a mic and a … Continue reading

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BWW Interview: Kristin Chenoweth

The actress discusses Wicked, her latest album and her upcoming London Palladium show. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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BWW Interview: Charlotte Wakefield

The actress talks the new UK tour of Gershwin musical Crazy for You. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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The Political Is Personal: THE GREAT COMET and SWEAT

In this febrile climate, do we want societal critique from our theatre or pure escapism? As I experienced when I recently swapped BroadwayWorld UK Editor duties for a New York trip, both theatrical regions are currently just as charged by … Continue reading

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Audra McDonald, Leicester Square Theatre

Six-time Tony winner and reigning Queen of Broadway – plus “Olivier Award…presenter”, jokes partner-in-crime Seth Rudetsky in his introduction (though surely that’s just a matter of time, with her Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill coming to Wyndham’s this … Continue reading

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42nd Street, Theatre Royal Drury Lane

The curtain rises just high enough to reveal a long line of tapping feet: a thoroughly appropriate intro, as those feet are the real stars of the show. The plot might centre around a leading lady battle, but this loving … Continue reading

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BWW Interview: Hadley Fraser

The actor and singer discusses his Bill Evans/Tony Bennett show with Will Butterworth at Live at Zedel. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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