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2.0★ ★
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Killing the Cat

Those of us who love musicals have eagerly been awaiting new ones, so I was so looking forward to watching ‘Killing the Cat’.  It starts simply enough...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★
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Waldo’s Circus of Magic and Terror

Waldo’s Circus of Magic and Terror, a marriage of theatre and circus, is set inside a Big Top somewhere in Germany, a place where we watch the actors ...
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Akhnaten

'Akhnaten' is the third of Philip Glass's operas that offer portraits of historical figures significant in the fields of science (Einstein), politics ...
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Further Than the Furthest Thing

Strikingly set in the round and adhering to a stylised minimalist set design, this revival of Zinnie Harris’ hit play is truly thought provoking. A th...
3.0★ ★ ★
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Macbeth

For a play which is famously bad luck among actors (they aren’t even supposed to speak its name) Flabbergast Theatre show some pluck in taking on this...
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Ballet Black: Pioneers

This fresh double-bill from Ballet Black introduces two works - 'Then or Now', which had a very brief outing ahead of the pandemic, and 'Nina: By What...
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Jumping the Shark

What's so funny about that? The opening question of Jumping the Shark is basically 'can you teach people to be funny?' The set-up is a comedy writing ...
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Dead Man Walking

Jake Heggie's opera 'Dead Man Walking' is a bold contemporary choice for a student conservatory to make, but one that is fully justified on this showi...
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Akedah

'Akedah', which translates as 'binding' is the first full-length play by a writer who has now gone on to later and greater success. It now comes to Ha...
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Oklahoma!

This production first saw the light of day at Bard College in 2015 and was most recently reworked at the Young Vic last year. I had the pleasure of re...