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The Glass Menagerie leads January’s Top 10 new London shows

From a visionary Tennessee Williams revival to Wayne McGregor and a Dahl musical adaptation. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here Advertisements

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Side Show, Southwark Playhouse

Composer Henry Krieger’s highly anticipated Dreamgirls arrives later this month, but first up is the UK premiere of his less well-known but thoroughly likeable Side Show, based on the real story of a pair of conjoined twins who became 1930s … 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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Groundhog Day Leads August’s Top 10 New London Shows

From Tim Minchin’s latest musical adaptation and Shakespeare in a department store to a highly anticipated Branagh performance. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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BWW Interview: Thom Southerland on reviving Allegro

The director talks about his career of reviving classic musicals in fringe venues, and bringing Rodgers and Hammerstein’s lost masterpiece to a European stage for the first time. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Florian Zeller’s latest leads this week’s Top 10 new London shows

From the French playwright’s highly anticipated The Truth to Kenneth Branagh’s hitman farce and an atomic musical, here are some of this week’s most eye-catching openings. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Cyrano de Bergerac Leads This Week’s Top 10 New London Shows

From an all-female reimagining of a classic tale to a late, great Shakespeare, here are some of this week’s most eye-catching openings. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Xanadu, Southwark Playhouse

It trashed Olivia Newton-John’s film career, halted the movie-musical revival, and was so critically reviled it led to the creation of the Razzies. How, then, could the stage version of hubristic 1980 flop Xanadu become a 2007 Broadway hit? The answer, … 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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Strictly’s newbies and the same-sex debate

My articles in the October issue of the new Dancing Times magazine, out now: Strictly Speaking The class of 2015 assessed, from ringers and dark horses to marmite celebs and comedy acts. Stepping Out Is it time for a same-sex couple on Strictly? New in the Dance … Continue reading

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