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Each time The Color Purple gets smaller, it seems to grow larger in impact. It started life as a big Broadway musical in 2005;...

The first rule of Derren Brown: Secret is you need to keep it secret. Magician and mentalist Brown is making his American debut, Off-Broadway,...

The problem with contemporary circus is that it doesn’t smell. Circus should smell of animals and popcorn and candy floss, hot dogs and hot...

Soho pays tribute to the once notorious London neighbourhood with a technically impressive but thoroughly conventional circus and dance extravaganza. Like so many of the...

New cast members, new routines. Following last year’s successful Edinburgh run, Australian circus company Casus has mixed things up a bit with its show...

Blitzed Britain. A ship transporting 90 child evacuees to the safety of Canada is sunk by German U-boats. Most of them drown. Two schoolgirls...

A four-time Olivier winner, Maria Friedman knows how to fill large stages. But the rewards of cabaret are sometimes even greater. Launching a return...

Rather than the big headline events based around classic films – Back to the Future, Moulin Rouge, The Empire Strikes Back – this is...

The winner of six Tony Awards (the most by a single performer in Broadway history), Audra McDonald wears her accomplishments lightly. Ahead of bringing...

The huge drum of the Roundhouse stage bristles with tension. A stream of circus performers fill it – and begin fighting. There’s a push...

Integrated signing ensures that every child present understands every word and nuance of Oliver in the Overworld. Krazy Kat’s show takes the form of an...

This spin off from the popular CBeebies show Sarah and Duck walks a fine line between being appropriately gentle and just plain dull. Sarah and...
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