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Why we return to long-running shows

BroadwayWorld reviewers reflects on their experiences and share their all-time favourites. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here Advertisements

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BWW Interview: Lucie Jones

The actress and singer on X Factor and starring in the 20th-anniversary revival of Rent. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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BWW Interview: Declan Bennett on Jesus Christ Superstar

The actor and singer-songwriter discusses Rent, Once, his recording career and a new gig-like production of Jesus Christ Superstar at Regent’s Park Open Air. Read my full BroadwayWorld interview here

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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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You Won’t Succeed On Broadway If You Don’t Have Any Jews, St James Theatre

Well, here’s an oddity. You Won’t Succeed… is too fragmented for musical theatre, too bombastic for cabaret, and about as profound as a first-draft Wikipedia page. Channelling the self-referential levity of the Monty Python show from which it takes its … Continue reading

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Hello/Goodbye, Hampstead Theatre

If the London property boom continues post-election, the fight for living space may well develop into all-out war. But what begins as skirmish in Peter Souter’s 2013 play, promoted from the Hampstead’s downstairs space, soon turns to romance as two … Continue reading

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Sing when you’re winning

If the thought of 60 numbers from the world of musical theatre makes you raise your jazz hands in the air and grapevine over to the nearest box office, you’ll find this jam-packed show is a little piece of musical-geek … Continue reading

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