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Jekyll & Hyde, Burberry Inspire and Indoors

Drew McOnie’s stylish dance thriller for the Old Vic, Northern Ballet joins forces with American Ballet Theatre for a transatlantic digital project, and Scottish Ballet’s lockdown work featuring 28 doors and 36 dancers. Read my The i Paper picks here

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The best dance shows of 2020

My 2020 preview of dance – from a new version of the Frankenstein myth to a hip-hop theatre take on Sting. Read my full The i Paper article here

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Jesus Christ Superstar, Barbican

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s 1970 musical had a heavenly resurrection at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre three years ago, with an encore run the following summer. It’s soon heading off on a US tour, but first there’s another chance for British … Continue reading

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Time After Time

The creator and stars discuss the stage musical version of Strictly Ballroom. Read my full Dancing Times article here

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BWW Interview: Jonny Labey

The actor discusses his role in the West End production of Strictly Ballroom The Musical. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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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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