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Man of La Mancha, London Coliseum

English National Opera continues its run of semi-staged musicals, in commercial collaboration with Grade Linnit, with a revival of this vintage oddity. Mind, commercial might be a stretch, as Dale Wasserman, Joe Darion and Mitch Leigh’s 1965 work – it quickly transpires … Continue reading

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Where to see celebrities onstage in London

The best starry shows, from Fleabag‘s sexy priest Andrew Scott in Present Laughter to Gwendoline Christie AKA Brienne of Tarth in A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Read my full TodayTix article here

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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

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Ain’t Misbehavin’, Southwark Playhouse

The joint is jumpin’ at Southwark Playhouse, now hosting an irresistible Fats Waller-inspired, Manhattan-set musical revue (a co-production with Colchester’s Mercury Theatre, where it opened last month). Though originating in the Seventies, this sizzling show benefits from a fresh infusion of talent, with actor … Continue reading

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All My Sons, Old Vic

London’s latest foray into Arthur Miller has serious transatlantic star power, with its leading quartet of Bill Pullman, two-time Oscar-winner Sally Field, Colin Morgan and Jenna Coleman. However, Jeremy Herrin’s Old Vic/Headlong co-production is surprisingly understated, with the play’s politics, … Continue reading

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8 shows to see in London for the Easter holidays

Check out these family-friendly outings for the Easter break. Read my full TodayTix article here 

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Sweet Charity, Donmar Warehouse

For her swansong, departing Donmar Artistic Director Josie Rourke goes Swinging Sixties in this stylish but flawed revival of the Cy Coleman, Dorothy Fields and Neil Simon musical. From the numerous Andy Warhol homages to Charity’s silver minidress and the cigarette haze, it’s a period … Continue reading

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Three Sisters, Almeida Theatre

Director Rebecca Frecknall and actress Patsy Ferran recently picked up deserved Olivier Awards for their revelatory revival of Summer and Smoke. Now, they’re back at the Almeida, bringing that fresh approach to well-known Chekhov instead of obscure Tennessee Williams. Read … Continue reading

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Top Girls, National Theatre

Caryl Churchill’s ground-breaking 1982 work comes to the National for the first time – and, also a first, with a full cast rather than actors doubling up, as the playwright had originally intended. It adds to the expansive feel of Lyndsey … Continue reading

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7 Olivier Award-nominated shows to see now

Check out these potential award-winners ahead of the weekend’s ceremony. Read my full TodayTix article here

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