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Now I am alone

Themed anthologies of Shakespeare are an old and respected theatre genre: Ellen Terry toured with her personal version of Shakespearean heroines and h...
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Bat out of Hell

The London Coliseum is used to welcoming bats around Christmas time when Die Fledermaus puts in an appearance, but it has never experienced anything l...
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Mayerling

Among Kenneth MacMillan’s many distinctive and famous ballets Mayerling continues to win the highest plaudits, and justly so. More than any of his o...
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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A Song Goes Around the World

Daniel Donskoy has a multi-faceted identity as actor, singer, dancer, polyglot, and former model with an upbringing spread across Russia, Israel, Germ...
2.0★ ★

Seventeen

Matthew Whittet’s new play started life at the Belvoir Theatre, Sydney in 2015 and now transfers to London for a short season with a new and English...
Ballet Black Red Riding Hood
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Ballet Black: Triple Bill

Ballet Black was established sixteen years ago by Cassa Pancho to offer on- and off-stage professional opportunities for black and Asian performers, w...
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52 Portraits

Throughout last year the co-creators of this one-off screening have compiled 52 gestural video portraits of dancers or former dancers each running to ...
St Joan Donmar Warehouse
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Saint Joan

Bernard Shaw’s plays, for all their number and reputation, are not often seen in London, so a revival of even his most famous work, St Joan (1924), ...
Northern Ballet Romeo & Juliet, Choreography Jean-Christophe Maillot
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Romeo and Juliet

For those of us brought up on Kenneth Macmillan’s 1960s choreography it is hard to imagine the ballet done any other way. All the more so given the ...