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Heartbeat of Home, a gaudy extravaganza from the producers of Riverdance, attempts to mix international flavour into the latter’s familiar formula. While a video screen...

The final programme of American Dance Theater’s London run sees a mix of old and new. Darrell Grand Moultrie's Ounce of Faith premiered in June...

The theme of destiny runs through the second mixed programme presented by the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at Sadler’s Wells. It’s another compelling...

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater opens the first of its three programmes at Sadler’s Wells with Rennie Harris’ Lazarus. Created for the company’s 60th...

Matthew Bourne’s new take on Shakespeare’s tale of doomed teenage love dispenses with the Montague/Capulet family feud and recasts its protagonists as inmates at...

In a grimy, isolated hospital, three nurses are going stir crazy. There are no patients. Clearly, there have been no patients here for a...

The audience files in to the sight of two dancers lost in a dancehall haze. Dressed in black fishnets, sunglasses and tiny shorts, Rachael...

Oona Doherty's Hard to be Soft: A Belfast Prayer is inspired by the people of her home city. It explores the things that lie...

A chain of fairy lights twinkles above a dark hazy room.  Dressed in colourful silk and splashes of paint, bodies appear and disappear into...

After a successful run in 2016, Birds of Paradise Theatre Company has returned to the city for this year’s Edinburgh International Festival. Written and...

Every generation has its Romeo and Juliet. Franco Zeffirelli and Baz Luhrmann on film, Rudolf Nureyev and Kenneth MacMillan in ballet. Now Matthew Bourne...

Fela Kuti, the revolutionary Nigerian band leader who invented Afrobeat, was imprisoned for his anti-authoritarian music but had a decidedly dodgy attitude to women,...
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