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RICE

This play by Michele Lee won awards in Australia a few years back, receives its first co-production - the Orange Tree Theatre and Actors Touring Compa...
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Romeo & Juliet

The Royal Ballet returns with a bang to Covent Garden with its much-loved production of Prokofiev’s ‘Romeo & Juliet’, first developed at the heigh...
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The Mirror and the Light

The stage version of Hilary Mantel’s first two novels on the rise and fall of Thomas Cromwell was the theatrical event of 2014-15, and now the adaptat...
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The Normal Heart

Larry Kramer’s ‘The Normal Heart’ (1985) is recognised as one of the most influential plays to come out of the AIDS/HIV crisis. Its influence is obvio...
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Jenůfa

Jenůfa (1904) is Janáček’s first mature opera, but still underperformed in comparison with the five masterpieces that follow it. Though there are stil...
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Piazzolla Project

This year’s Grimeborn festival came to an end on Sunday with an uplifting survey of the career and work of Astor Piazzolla from the new four-person co...
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Bach & Sons

There are often good grounds to be wary of plays centred on the lives of historical figures. The balance between ‘telling’ and ‘showing’ is notoriousl...
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The Pirates of Penzance

This is altogether a fine era for ‘G&S’. The tired and fusty productions of the D’Oyly Carte era are a distant memory, and since Mike Leigh’s ‘Top...
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Die Walküre

Back in 2019 Grimeborn began its exploration of Wagner’s Ring cycle with the inspired idea of reviving the reduced-scale version devised by Jonathan D...
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My Night with Reg

This tragicomedy from 1994 is set in the early 1980s as the impact of HIV/AIDS becomes felt in the London gay community. It takes the lives of three g...