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Carousel, Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre

How do you solve a problem like Carousel? Rodgers and Hammerstein’s golden score is unhappily shackled to a dodgy tale that makes a hero out of a wife-beater.  Read my full Telegraph review here

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BWW Interview: Nicholas Hytner

The former Artistic Director of the National Theatre discusses memoir Balancing Acts, and his new Bridge Theatre. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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Sign language and competition controversy

My articles in the September issue of Dance Today, out now: Sign language A new project and an emerging company prove deafness needn’t be a barrier to dance Stepping Out The British Dance Council proposes separating mainstream and same-sex competitors New in the Dance Today section: Shall … Continue reading

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Classic sings out with renewed vigour

How do you solve a problem like a musical? Rodgers and Hammerstein’s ambitious Carousel seems tailor-made for expansive venues like the National Theatre, where Nicholas Hytner memorably revived this show in 1992: diminutive studios need not apply. But conventional wisdom gets … Continue reading

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