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The must-see Tony Award-winning shows in London

From the newly garlanded Lehman Trilogy and Six to Mockingbird and Cabaret. Read my full London Theatre article here

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Everything you need to know about Arthur Miller’s The Crucible

A guide to Miller’s seminal work ahead of a revival at the National Theatre. Read my full London Theatre article here

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Why Richard Linklater’s time-twisting movie musical could already be doomed

His ambitious 20-year shoot of Sondheim’s Merrily We Roll Along is mired in casting misery – and the show itself has a notorious history. Read my full Telegraph article here

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See the Stranger Things cast on stage

David Harbour is in the West End this summer – but he’s not the only one with theatre links. Read my full London Theatre article here

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Flop or heroic failure? The ugly truth about Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella

Following a Herculean fight to opening night, the composer’s musical is closing early. Read my full Telegraph article here

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Diana: The Musical

“A fairy tale born in Hell.” That’s the nuanced take on Princess Diana’s marriage in this redundant soap opera-meets-rock opera, which would be in bad taste were it not so dull. Read my full Telegraph review here

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Even in his 90s, Stephen Sondheim could dance circles around Hamilton

The thrillingly sophisticated king of Broadway is working on his first new musical since 2008. Broadway should be jumping for joy. Read my full Telegraph article here

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Ben Platt on the Dear Evan Hansen trailer backlash: ‘It was a shellshock moment’

Playing a chronically anxious teenager in the hit Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen made American actor Ben Platt a household name, winning him Tony, Emmy and Grammy Awards – one off the fabled ‘EGOT’. Read my full Telegraph interview here

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Showbiz is back – and in full swing: a jubilant Broadway bonanza at the Proms

Musical theatre hasn’t had much cause for celebration this past year, nor the Proms, which were moved online in 2020. Thankfully, both are now reunited with live audiences, as jubilantly demonstrated at Saturday night’s Broadway bonanza. Read my full Telegraph … Continue reading

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[Title of Show], Online

If theatre is sometimes accused of excessive navel-gazing, then what to make of this American meta-musical? It follows two guys creating a show – about two guys creating a show. Read my full The i Paper review here

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