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Top 10 Plays Set In School

Education, education, education – it’s an inescapable topic in theatre. Recent years have seen Future Conditional (kicking off Matthew Warchus’s Old Vic tenure), Matilda the Musical, The Brink, Kin, Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour, and, of course, Harry Potter and … Continue reading

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Palace Theatre

During the recent Ghostbusters furore, enraged opponents claimed the movie would ruin their childhood. As someone who grew up with the Harry Potter book series – preparing for GCSEs while the characters stressed over their O.W.L.s – I can happily … Continue reading

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Take Five! Spend Your Tea Break with New Harry Potter Jamie Parker

As Harry Potter and the Cursed Child begins previews at the Palace Theatre, relive five of new Harry Potter Jamie Parker’s great performances. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Pick of the Week

Awards season hots up, the next Harry Potter headlines a Broadway classic, and epics are reimagined on both stage and screen.  Read my full theartsdesk newsletter here

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A swellegant elegant party

Ten years after beginning his tenure with The Philadelphia Story, departing artistic director Kevin Spacey finishes in grand style with Arthur Kopit’s stage version of High Society, made a fully-fledged musical with the addition of several – tangentially related – … Continue reading

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