DON CARLOS (C) ROH. PHOTO BY CATHERINE ASHMORE
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Don Carlo

There are at least four versions of this late-Verdi opera in print, and any number of variations used in production. So it is important to state that ...
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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...
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Stufish Presents SOHO

A small crowd of protesters were painting the street red outside the Peacock Theatre yesterday evening.  Colourful in fancy dress, these students at ...
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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 ...
L’Incoronazione di Poppea Colston Hall Bristol
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L’Incoronazione di Poppea

As part of the celebration of the birth of Monteverdi 450 years ago, Sir John Eliot Gardiner has developed concert productions of the three great Mont...
Lisa Sings Streisand The Crazy Coqs, Piccadilly, London
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Liza Sings Streisand

When a uniformed flunkey opens the door to the Brasserie Zedel, just round the corner from Piccadilly Circus, you may think you are stepping into a pr...
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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Out of This World

Out of This World is a show that is hard to quantify. It contains physical theatre, spoken word, acrobatics and rope work, amongst other things. There...
The Treatment Almeida Theatre. Photo Marc Brenner
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The Treatment

Martin Crimp’s rarely performed play, The Treatment, is about a young woman called Anne who responds to an advert put out by two ‘facilitators’ ...
James Thierrée – Compagnie du Hanneton - The Toad Knew. Photo Richard Haughton
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The Toad Knew

Within a decadent fairly tale set and haunting music, the six characters in James Thierrée’s new show, “The Toad Knew”, present the audience wi...