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The Starry Messenger leads May’s Top 10 new London shows

From timely plays to the beginning of open-air theatre season. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here Advertisements

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Stripped-back piece makes us focus on human condition

The heartfelt message of Thornton Wilder’s iconic 1938 play Our Town is delivered with stunning directness in David Cromer’s unaffected revival. Wilder’s fourth-wall-busting piece endeavours to communicate the truth of what it means to be human by limiting theatrical artifice, an … Continue reading

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Next Fall

Britain has entered a “post-Christian” era, declared former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams earlier this year: we acknowledge its cultural presence, but Christianity is no longer an habitual practice for the majority of the population. If that’s accurate, viewers of … Continue reading

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