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Two for the Seesaw

Director of Two for the Seesaw Gary Condes summarises his play with three words: love, life and truth. Indeed, the theatre is very often the site for ...
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Birdsong

I have a lot of good to say about the acclaimed touring production of Birdsong, but also a major quibble. The actual production itself is exemplary...
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Ariadne auf Naxos

Ariadne auf Naxos is one of the most poetical, intellectual, and musically nuanced of operas, a sophisticate treat. Written by Hugo von Hoffmansthal a...
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Get the Boat

Ireland recently made global headlines in May with its Yes vote on a referendum to remove the eighth amendment of its Constitution banning abortion. A...
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Falstaff

Verdi’s last opera is a two-fold miracle – of both economy and prodigality.  He started with the advantage of Boito’s superb libretto which strengthen...
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The Lehman Trilogy

Three brothers, in three acts, and spread over three generations: this is the pattern for Ben Power’s adaptation of Stefano Massini’s sprawling accoun...
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Miss Littlewood

One of the many exciting and interesting things about this new musical, commissioned by the RSC, is how cleverly it is the kind of show that theatrica...
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Ti Vedo, Ti Sento, Mi Perdo

The life of Alessandro Stradella, the 17th-century composer whose colourful affairs paved the way to his contracted murder, inspired several nineteent...
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Antigone

Before Antigone begins, before any lines are spoken, the set speaks volumes. Against a stark concrete wall, a memorial has gone up. There are flowers ...
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As You Like It

Regent Park’s Open Air Theatre production of As You Like It is an exhilarating evening out. The play is set in the forest-like atmosphere of Regent’s ...