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BWW Interview: Drew McOnie

The director/choreographer on reviving On the Town at Regent’s Park Open Air. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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The Wild Party, The Other Palace

The Other Palace’s housewarming party certainly lives up to its billing as a wild one – wet and wild, in fact, as the first three rows are sporadically doused with bathtub gin. The theatre formerly known as St James, revamped … Continue reading

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BWW Interview: Damian Buhagiar

The actor discusses meeting Lin-Manuel Miranda and returning to hit musical In the Heights. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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Bugsy Malone, Lyric Hammersmith

For those in sore need of a theatrical pick-me-up, jazz square your way over to Bugsy Malone. Last year’s smash-hit opener of the redeveloped Lyric has been given a well-deserved encore, with Sean Holmes’s production once again nailing the beguiling … Continue reading

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Breakin’ Convention and Helsinki European Championships

My articles in the June issue of Dancing Times magazine, out now: Breakin’ Convention Hip hop heritage and boundary-pushing work at Sadler’s Wells’s annual festival Stepping Out A preview of this year’s Helsinki European Championships New in the Dancing Times section: The master storyteller Olivier Award-winning choreographer Drew … Continue reading

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Drew McOnie and new spaces for same-sex dance

My articles in the May issue of Dancing Times magazine, out now: The master storyteller Olivier Award-winning choreographer Drew McOnie on the value of narrative dance Stepping Out Same-sex European champions Stefan Lehner and Axel Zischka venture into new spaces New in the Dancing Times section: Motown the Musical … Continue reading

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Richard Madden and Lily James’s Romeo and Juliet leads May’s Top 10 new London shows

From buzzy Shakespeare productions and satirical opera to Sideways and dance at the Old Vic. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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A schmaltzy sizzling hit

King’s Cross, our latest “new city quarter”, is an apt setting for this 2008 Tony Award winner, which focuses on New York’s Dominican-dominated Washington Heights. The local immigrant population values their close-knit community, but gentrification threatens: as rents go up … Continue reading

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In the Heights, King’s Cross Theatre

Rents are going up, local businesses priced out, and the rich folk and hipsters are invading. That’s in Washington Heights, New York’s largely Dominican-American quarter, but it could as easily describe King’s Cross, one of multiple London areas undergoing gentrification. … Continue reading

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