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BWW Interview: Kumiko Mendl

The Artistic Director talks 25 years of Yellow Earth Theatre. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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Happy 90th Birthday! Why We Love Stephen Sondheim

Today, the almighty composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim turns 90 – happy birthday from all of us at BroadwayWorld! Here, BWW reviewers share some of the reasons why we adore his work. Read the full BroadwayWorld article here

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Blithe Spirit, Duke of York’s Theatre

This is perhaps an odd time for Nöel Coward’s comedy about death and supernatural apparitions to land in the West End – Richard Eyre’s revival transferring from Theatre Royal Bath. On the other hand, there’s something comforting about Coward’s wartime … Continue reading

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City of Angels leads March’s Top 10 new London shows

From a musical with old Hollywood glamour to starry Chekhov and Coward. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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The Visit, National Theatre

Three years after the National’s enthralling revival of Tony Kushner’s Angels in America, the playwright returns with his new adaptation of Friedrich Dürrenmatt’s tragicomic 1956 parable – which has also been turned into an Ingrid Bergman-starring film and a Kander and Ebb musical. … Continue reading

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Leopoldstadt, Wyndham’s Theatre

Tom Stoppard’s latest – and possibly final – play has few of the dramatic hallmarks you might expect from him: the dazzling linguistic flourishes, the formal trickery, the knotty metaphors and giddy metatheatricality. Instead, we have a relatively straightforward, linear … Continue reading

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The Visit leads February’s Top 10 new London shows

From a new Tony Kushner adaptation to an epic musical and Shakespeare sitcom. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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The Welkin, National Theatre

How can we know more about a comet in outer space than we do a woman’s body? So queries Lucy Kirkwood’s superb new history play – a feminist courtroom drama that’s equal parts Twelve Angry Men, The Crucible and The Vagina Monologues, plus a dash … Continue reading

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BWW Interview: Joe Iconis

The creator of Be More Chill discusses bringing the hit musical to London. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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Les Miserables, Sondheim Theatre

Much of the conversation around the incoming of the revamped Les Misérables production to the West End has revolved around the revolve – or lack thereof. But this slicker touring version (first seen in 2009, for the 25th anniversary) is a beautiful … Continue reading

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