Tag Archives: rap

Hamilton, Victoria Palace Theatre

Does Hamilton live up the hype – and will it appeal to British audiences? Yes, and yes again. It’s not like America has a monopoly on national identity crisis, leadership, immigration, parenthood, grief, sex scandals and political rivalries. But beyond … Continue reading

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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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A schmaltzy sizzling hit

King’s Cross, our latest “new city quarter”, is an apt setting for this 2008 Tony Award winner, which focuses on New York’s Dominican-dominated Washington Heights. The local immigrant population values their close-knit community, but gentrification threatens: as rents go up … Continue reading

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In the Heights, King’s Cross Theatre

Rents are going up, local businesses priced out, and the rich folk and hipsters are invading. That’s in Washington Heights, New York’s largely Dominican-American quarter, but it could as easily describe King’s Cross, one of multiple London areas undergoing gentrification. … Continue reading

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War horses, Mother’s Day, portraiture and hip hop

In my Compass magazine Arts pages this month: Visit a special exhibition commemorating the role of horses in the First World War Celebrate Mother’s Day with the National Trust Catch a world-renowned Russian ballet company’s Giselle Take a Hip Hop Festival rap masterclass Enjoy … Continue reading

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