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Fun Home, Young Vic

It seems only too fitting that David Lan’s luminous reign at the Young Vic should draw to a close with this bold, creatively thrilling international import. Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron’s Tony-winning musical, which premiered Off-Broadway in 2013, is an exquisite adaptation … Continue reading

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Absolute Hell, National Theatre

The original version of Rodney Ackland’s provocative work, The Pink Room, had a bruising reception back in 1952, losing thousands for investor Terence Rattigan amidst furious reviews. Since salvaged by the Orange Tree in the Eighties, its rebirth was cemented by … Continue reading

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Macbeth leads March’s Top 10 new London shows

From Shakespeare and Tennessee Williams to a new epic and a lush romance. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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BWW Interview: Lucie Shorthouse

The actress discusses new hit musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, Apollo Theatre

Everybody’s been talking about Everybody’s Talking About Jamie since its Sheffield Crucible debut earlier this year. It’s unusual to see a musical come steaming into the West End based on word on mouth – not star casting, or association with an existing franchise. Instead, … Continue reading

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BWW Interview: Josie Walker

The actress discusses acclaimed new British musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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BWW Interview: Freema Agyeman

The actress talks Doctor Who, Sense8 and making her West End debut in Apologia. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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BWW Interview: Jon Brittain

The playwright on the West End return of Rotterdam. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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Angels in America, National Theatre

Tony Kushner’s landmark two-part play begins at a funeral, with a rabbi solemnly naming a woman’s surviving relatives; partway through the interminable list of grandchildren, he stops and sighs. It’s a witty opener for a piece that’s epic in every … Continue reading

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Speech & Debate, Trafalgar Studios

The misfits shall inherit the earth. This enjoyably offbeat play from Stephen Karam (whose The Humans won the Tony for Best Play last year) opened Off-Broadway a decade ago, but the arrival of a film adaptation in April is a … Continue reading

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