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Der Rosenkavalier

Rosenkavalier is a wonderful opera. It has some of the most superb music ever written for women’s voices and it has a central theme that strikes cho...
Stadium by Mohamed El Khatib_1_c Graeme Braidwood
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Stadium

Following last June’s Brexit vote, political theatre has taken a trajectory towards telling the stories of ‘real people’. In the National Theatr...
Joan The Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Birmingham
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Joan

When I first entered the Rep’s studio theatre for a performance of Milk Theatre’s ‘Joan’ I was struck by how differently the space was configu...
TANK Birmingham Repertory
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TANK

Breach Theatre’s Tank continues its tour of the UK, stopping in Birmingham. It blends a unique style of narration with a combination of multimedia t...
The Who’s Tommy
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The Who’s Tommy

Tommy is the jukebox musical from The Who’s concept album of the same name. It started its life in 1993 on Broadway, and has developed a number of t...
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Am I Dead Yet?

Am I Dead Yet begins suddenly, with a catastrophically loud guitar riff jumping the audience into silence. Before we’ve quite recovered, Chris Thorp...
2.0★ ★

I Want Love (Part One)

From the offset, you never feel quite onside with Ringham as she starts to share her story of her break up with her ex-boyfriend. She makes us titter ...
La Strada Richmond Theatre
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La Strada

La Strada is a new piece of devised work, incorporating circus and live music into a searing portrayal of travelling performers in 1950s Italy. It is ...
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Between The Two

Between The Two is a piece about ‘identity, memory and love’. It follows the story of a young woman as she leaves India for the first time to go t...