REVIEWS

There's more to performing a successful cabaret than getting up on a stage and belting out a set. A cabaret singer has to connect...

2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Soviet Russia and, at the Arcola Theatre, revolution is in the air with a new...

Richard Eyre’s production of Verdi’s tuneful crowd-pleaser returns for its 14th revival, determined, it seems, to earn its keep. With a cast lacking A-list...

"What's new Buenos Aires?", sings Eva Peron in Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's 1970s musical masterpiece Evita, and she answers it: "I'm new,...

Welcome to Lacy’s, a dusty, unkempt Massachusetts general store with no customers, few prospects, and an awful lot of debt. Proprietor Gene Lacy (Hamish...

The ongoing refugee crisis in Europe is one of the great unsolved problems of our times. It also presents a very real difficulty to...

A comic-grotesque fantasy in which Nekrotzar – a figure representing Death, the "Grand Macabre" of the title – menaces the pleasure-loving population of fictional...

You’ve heard of fusion cuisine? Well, for its first production Ragged Edge has created fusion theatre, partly inspired by a Bangladeshi saying that, roughly...

This contemporary drawing room comedy by David K Barnes might not break new ground but it is a properly funny. Birthday Suit is a...

Emotion, violence and meaning bubble up like magma in Malthouse Theatre's scrupulously presented take on Joan Lindsay's 1966 novel, Picnic at Hanging Rock. Mythic in...

In Blak Whyte Gray, hip-hop dance company Boy Blue Entertainment extend the expressive capabilities of their form in fascinating style. Choreographed by Kenrick Sandy...

George Benjamin’s second opera, Written on Skin was premiered at the Aix-en-Provence Festival in 2012 and made a strong impression when it came to...
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