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Andrew Lloyd Webber: ‘Theatres had to close, but the vaccine will make things dramatically better’

Andrew Lloyd Webber, who famously took part in a trial for the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, was delighted to hear that it’s been approved for use in the UK. “It’s great news. I’m thrilled. Everybody was pretty optimistic about it earlier in the … Continue reading

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Sondheim at 90 Songs: 1 – ‘I’m Still Here’

We’re celebrating the great man’s birthday with favourite numbers – mine’s from ‘Follies’. Read my full theartsdesk article 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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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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BWW Interview: Dave Malloy

Composer, writer and actor Dave Malloy’s work includes the Tony Award-winning Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, Octet, and his upcoming adaptation of Moby-Dick – the latter directed by regular collaborator Rachel Chavkin and starring Malloy. This year, London also sees two of his shows: Preludes, soon … Continue reading

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Preludes, Southwark Playhouse

Where does music come from? That’s the vital question posed to Sergei Rachmaninoff in Dave Malloy’s extraordinary 2015 chamber work, as the great late-Romantic Russian composer – stuck in his third year of harrowing writer’s block – tries to relocate his gift. It comes … Continue reading

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BWW Interview: Jake Brunger and Pippa Cleary

The musical theatre writing partnership talk The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13¾ at Menier Chocolate Factory. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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BWW Interview: Sisters Grimm

Composer Ella Spira and choreographer Pietra Mello-Pittman on new dance musical Voices of the Amazon. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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BWW Interview: Howard Goodall

The composer discusses mixing classical and popular music, and the New York debut of his Eternal Light: A Requiem. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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Wicked 10th Anniversary Gala

Wicked held a special gala performance last night at the Apollo Victoria Theatre to mark 10 years in the West End – a milestone guaranteed to make many in the industry green with envy. Current stars Rachel Tucker, Suzie Mathers, … Continue reading

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