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Drawing inspiration equally from hip hop and Hamlet, DenMarked is an intense, confessional autobiography from musician and spoken-word artist Conrad Murray. Often grim and...

In writing Chigger Foot Boys, author Patricia Cumper wanted to pay tribute to the African and Caribbean soldiers who lost their lives in the...

A starry cast enlivens the UK premiere of Stephen Karam’s one-act dark comedy. While a film version of Speech and Debate is due to...

Michael Mayer's first major revival of the 1964 Broadway musical Funny Girl, premiered at the 150-seater Menier Chocolate Factory in London in 2015 and...

You've read the poem, now see the musical. Eric Idle's 1996 novel, on which Dougal Irvine's stage adaptation is based, takes Edward Lear's famous...

Part tacky talent show, part scornful send-up of contemporary culture, Fire in the Machine is a wildly energetic performance piece from youth theatre company...

More a live rock concert for four spiky, spicy "rock chicks" than a fully-fledged musical, Lizzie is a raucous, noisy scream of a show....

Back in 1962, Scottish Opera’s inaugural season consisted of just two works: Madam Butterfly and Pelleas et Melisande. Debussy’s symbolist opera returns to the...

Fleeing Nazi oppression in the 1940s, Bertolt Brecht travelled to America where he would adapt his biographical epic Life of Galileo with the collaboration...

Agatha Christie and Margaret Rutherford would surely spin in their graves if they knew the secret sorrows of Britain’s “queen of crime” and the...

Jake Gyllenhaal has proven in plays, on and off Broadway (Constellations, If There is I Haven’t Found It Yet), that he is an adroit stage...

It may be the nation's favourite Shakespeare, but when you stop and think about it, A Midsummer Night's Dream is pretty damn problematic: a messy, uncomfortable...
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