Tag Archives: music

BWW Interview: Dawn Sievewright

The actress discusses the West End transfer of hit show Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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BWW Interview: Simon Russell Beale

The actor discusses his passion for classical music and City of London Sinfonia’s Closer: A Soldier’s Tale. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here  

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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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BWW Interview: Brian Lobel

Performance artist Brian Lobel has spent 12 years creating innovative work out of difficult personal experiences and tough topics. He’s now joined forces with Bryony Kimmings and Complicite to create the highly anticipated new musical A Pacifist’s Guide to the … Continue reading

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BWW Interview: Leon Lopez

Leon Lopez has had an unusual career trajectory, from pop group A:M and TV soaps like Brookside and EastEnders to musical theatre (including Rent and We Will Rock You) and directing independent films. He’s currently working with the RSC, celebrating … Continue reading

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Pick of the Week

Poldark, Woody Allen, Proms pleasures and Blackpool illuminations. Read my full theartsdesk newsletter here

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Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour, National Theatre

“This is our show,” proclaims one of the musically angelic but devilishly foul-mouthed convent schoolgirls descending on Edinburgh for a choir competition. And by God it is. A cracking ensemble of six plays the vividly drawn gang, as well as … Continue reading

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Architecture, Mona Hatoum and happy ever after

On my June MoveTo Town and Country Arts page: Pick of the month: Architecture central Community focus at the London Festival of Architecture Don’t miss: Strange and beautiful Mona Hatoum retrospective at Tate Modern Commuter corner Alain de Botton on love and the secrets behind musical … Continue reading

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shakespeare’s Globe

In this 400th anniversary year, amid what feels like 400 million shows and tributes, it’s increasingly difficult for a Shakespeare production to stand out. No such problem for Emma Rice’s opening salvo, which responds to those critical of her appointment … Continue reading

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Pick of the Week

Oscar-winning Son of Saul, Nick Payne’s latest play and Line of Duty reaches its nail-biting climax. Read my full theartsdesk newsletter here

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