Thursday, July 18, 2019

Theatre

Coraline Review – Creepy Adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s Tale Will Turn Kids on to...

Given its world premiere by the Royal Opera at the Barbican, Coraline is Mark-Anthony Turnage’s fourth opera, though it also marks something of a new departure for its composer. It’s his first stage work specifically...

Bright Star Theater: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Come celebrate Halloween at the National Theatre with this interactive production of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Join bumbling Ichabod Crane, beautiful Katrina Van Tassel and bullying Brom Bones as they bring to life...

Return Of Kelsey Grammer To The Broadway Scene With A ‘Big Fish’

Anyone drawn to this musical by the prospect of seeing Frasier’s Kelsey Grammer is in for a bit of a shock: although Grammer is the pivot of the story and the best thing in the show,...

“Kinky” Musical Breaks Hearts Again!

Would You like "to take" two hours of the fun? Then You must visit the musical "Kinky Boots"! Songs and dances,  the eccentric humour and the never-to-be-forgotten show. The winner of six Tonys turns back...

The Mad World Of Two Great Comedians – Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy

The most hilarious comedy couple in the American cinema of the beginning of the twentieth century were two charming eccentrics: a frail crybaby - a simple Laurel and a self-assured tough-haired Hardy. This couple...

Vaudeville Theater Introdused Oscar Wilde’s “Women”

“A Woman of No Importance,” the comparatively little-seen Oscar Wilde comedy from 1893 that has introduced a four-show season of the Irish playwright’s work at the Vaudeville Theater, under the curatorial eye of Dominic Dromgoole, who has...

Heroine Of Her Own Novel, Virginia Woolf

The world remember the the Virginia Woolf's heritage as a great writer was born today 136 years ago. Virginia, the creator of a lot of works, is a major novelist and one of the pioneers...

Lessons in Love and Violence Review – Soaring Tale of a Brutal Royal Downfall

George Benjamin’s first fully fledged opera, Written on Skin, has been performed widely since its premiere at the Aix-en-Provence festival six years ago and it is no surprise that his second has been co-commissioned by seven opera...

A Thrilling Don Giovanni at Welsh National Opera

After Don Giovanni has just shanked the Commendatore, Leporello asks: “Who’s dead? You, or the old man?” It normally gets a big laugh. But WNO’s revival of John Caird’s production, directed by Caroline Chaney here, leaves this...

The Secret Theatre review: Tarantino meets the Tudors

Anders Lustgarten is a playwright who mixes energetic activism — he’s been arrested on four continents — with a knack for winding up interviewers, often with scathing comments about the efforts of fellow dramatists. Here...

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