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ART

The brief title, Art, encompasses from A to T a satirical comedy that leaves the audience in stitches from beginning to end. What a grand performance ...
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Annie

The musical Annie is good fun. It may not be among the very greatest American musicals, but if it is of the second rank, it is at the very top of that...
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As You Like It

I was somewhat disappointed in the new production of As You Like It at the RSC in Stratford directed by Kimberley Sykes, but I was definitely in a ver...
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The Merry Widow

The Merry Widow is a charming bit of Viennese nonsense with some good tunes and a bit of a Beatrice and Benedict plot. ENO has tried very hard – maybe...
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Sean McLoughlin

“I hear there’s a reviewer in the audience”, said the stand-up menacingly. “Well, he’d better give me f---ing five stars – at least!” This reviewer is...
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Tartuffe

Tartuffe is an entertaining adaptation of Molière’s original satire on religion. In John Donnelly’s version, the criticism of religious hypocrisy is m...
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Equus

Equus is a breathtaking, startling, and gripping play delivered brilliantly by a compelling cast. Introduced to a tableau of boy and horse by world...
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La favorite

The Teatro Massimo’s new production of Donizetti’s La Favorite revives the tradition of Bel Canto in all its magnificence. Performed in Paris for the ...
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Rock of Ages

Only last week the New Wimbledon Theatre was packed with fans of the musical Fame, and this week I could almost write the same review.  Last night Roc...
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Cosi fan Tutte

Covent Garden’s revival of Jan Philipp Gloger’s production of Cosi Fan Tutte makes a welcome return to Covent Garden. Cosi has always been regarded as...