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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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On one level, the Ballet Lorent has once again created an interesting dance event that tells a fairy tale for both children and the adults that they b...
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A Midsummer Night’s Dream

The almost-legendary Midsummer Night’s Dream production by Lyric Hammersmith and Filter Theatre has been revived again and is totally wonderful in alm...
A Streetcar Named Desire Production PhotosPhoto Credit: The Other Richard
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A Streetcar Named Desire

A new production by English Touring Theatre, Theatre Clwyd and Nuffield Southampton Theatres simply proves once again that the Tennessee Williams’ pla...
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The Winslow Boy

The new production of Terence Rattigan’s 1946 hit play THE WINSLOW BOY that is touring the UK is a vivid reminder of just what a good playwright Ratti...
Twelfth Night The Windmill Theatre
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Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night is a Shakespearean comedy, which is a classification that doesn’t appeal to the casual theatregoer; the most disparaging attendees assum...
Death of a Salesman Oxford Playhouse Photo Manuel Harlan
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Death of a Salesman

Death of a Salesman is one of Miller’s most popular plays. I’ve had the benefit of seeing it twice: the first time was at the Royal Shakespeare Theatr...
Jenny Lee in Heartbeats and Algorithms
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Heartbeats and Algorithms

If you have a chance to see Jenny Lee’s one-woman show, Heartbeats & Algorithms, I recommend that you should grab it. It got its start and won muc...
Peter Pan In Scarlet at Oxford Playhouse. Photo Geraint Lewis
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Peter Pan In Scarlet

Peter Pan in Scarlet is the official sequel to J M Barrie’s Peter Pan. Set in the late 1920s, that is, after World War I, the children of the original...