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Annie, Piccadilly Theatre

Has there ever been a time when we’re more in need of irrepressible optimism? The orphan who convinces everyone around her that “the sun will come out tomorrow” has certainly hit the West End at an opportune moment, and there’s … Continue reading

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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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BWW Interview: Frances Ruffelle

The actress talks The Wild Party, the opening musical of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s revamped The Other Palace. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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BWW Interview: Howard Goodall

The composer discusses mixing classical and popular music, and the New York debut of his Eternal Light: A Requiem. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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Murder Ballad, Arts Theatre

Ye olde love triangle returns, this time as the centrepiece of a rock chamber musical that premiered Off-Broadway in 2013 and now makes its UK premiere. There’s a good guy, a bad boy, and the promise of a violent end, … Continue reading

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BWW Interview: Hope Davis

The American actress talks thrillers, escaping to London and David Hare’s The Red Barn. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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BWW Interview: Alt-cabaret Star Bridget Everett

New York alt-cabaret queen Bridget Everett on working with Amy Schumer and Patti LuPone, and what audiences can expect at her first British gig. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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Smart dialogue, but too much millennial self-analysis

Not content with playing narcissistic misfits in Hollywood movies like The Social Network, actor-turned-writer Jesse Eisenberg is creating them for himself. In his third play, he’s a weed-smoking failed filmmaker, loafing around the swanky Manhattan apartment his father bought him … Continue reading

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The Spoils, Trafalgar Studios

“The most interesting characters are initially difficult to like,” proclaims Jesse Eisenberg’s would-be filmmaker protagonist, in case his cringe comedy’s mission statement was otherwise unclear. Ben is an outlandish collage of unlikeable qualities: abusive, misanthropic, arrogant, vicious, self-loathing, needy, and … Continue reading

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Guys and Dolls, Phoenix Theatre

It’s all change once more for Gordon Greenberg’s slick, protean revival, which began life at Chichester back in 2014, as three new leads join the show’s transfer from the Savoy to the Phoenix. If not a revelatory version of this … Continue reading

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