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The news this week that Stomp is finally to stop banging its drum (and other random objects) after a 15-year West End run at...

What an awful moment for Venus in Fur to arrive in the West End. With stories of Hollywood's deep-seated misogyny dominating the news, David...

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Earlier this week, campaign group Act for Change and The Stage hosted a conference exploring diversity in criticism, discussing the landscape today, how it...

Staged on Tanya McCallin's lavish funereal set, David McVicar's production of La Traviata, revived by Marie Lambert, gets straight to the tragedy of the courtesan Violetta. Given that...

From Shakespearean tragedies to slasher horrors, realistic stage blood is a must for shows that aim to shock, disgust and thrill. Industry insiders tell...

A London theatre company has come under fire for mocking working-class culture with a £55-a-head Cockney-themed immersive Christmas supper club. Zebedee Theatre’s The Cockney’tivity, an...

The news this week that Stomp is finally to stop banging its drum (and other random objects) after a 15-year West End run at...

Take three female choreographers and set them the challenge of interpreting the same piece of music in their own fashion. Beethoven’s Die Grosse Fugue,...

Although its themes of corruption in high places and moral turpitude are perennially relevant, Brecht and Weill’s densely packed hybrid of opera and musical...

The Wexford Festival made no secret of the fact that owing to the severe effects of hurricane Ophelia, the company lost the dress rehearsal...

Rose Theatre Kingston in London has announced that Mel Giedroyc is to star in its production of Much Ado About Nothing, which will mark...

Three figures face the audience from a circle of pebbles, shells, dried seaweed and other sea debris. Mab (Jessica Carroll), clad in the dirty dress...

Meera Syal is to join the cast of Annie for the duration of its run at London’s Piccadilly Theatre. She will take over the role...

Mentioned in passing at the end of this column last week was the opening of The Prince of Egypt, a new stage musical based...
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