Stars of the Albion Festival

The closing gala concert of the winners of the IVth International Performing Arts Festival and Contest Stars of the Albion, which took place at the Rudolf Steiner Theatre on February 19th, was a spectacular fin...
ROBOT. Blanca Li Dance Company. Barbican Centre photo credit Laurent Philippe
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Blanca Li Dance Company – Robot

The production Robot by the Spanish choreographer Bianca Li and her dance company explores the theme of the relationship between men and machines in a light and very creative manner, as they mingle on stage in ...
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Morphine

The performance  of  Morphine by the Art-Vic Anglo-Russian Theatre is about a deadly addiction. This is one of the eternal themes that is now more relevant than ever. With frightening frequency we read in new...
ENO Rigoletto. Photo Alastair Muir
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Rigoletto

The new production of “Rigoletto” at the ENO is the thirteenth revival of the legendary performance, first staged by Jonathan Miller way back in 1982. However, even after 35 years, the directing and staging...
3.0★ ★ ★

Salome

This production of "Salome ", performed in the  beautifully restored Hoxton Hall, is supposed to be “decadent”. However ,we can see a very eclectic performance. We are invited to  King Herod's birthday fe...
Il trovatore.The Royal Opera © 2016 ROH. Photograph by Clive Barda
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Il Trovatore

The performance Il Trovatore at the Royal Opera House, directed by David Bösch, starts with a teenager’s graffiti. While listening to the overture, emotionally performed by the orchestra, conducted by Richar...
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The Marriage of Figaro

The Marriage of Figaro by the Russian theatre company Xameleon Theatre Productions starts as a classic Commedia Dell’Arte performance - a man and a woman in traditional Italian masks perform a pantomime on th...
BU21, Theatre503, courtesy of David Monteith-Hodge
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BU21

The performance BU21 at Trafalgar Studios is set in the aftermath of a fictional tragedy: a jet was shot by a surface-to-air missile and crashed in Fulham, South-West London, leaving hundreds of people dead and...
Whose Sari Now at Stratford East. Photo Scott Rylander
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Whose Sari Now

Whose Sari Now? by the Manchester theatre company Rasa Productions Ltd is a moving, at times very funny,  but on the whole very profound and emotionally charged performance. It refers to the history of the  m...