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Mark Shenton

It's that time of year when critics trawl through their memory banks and choose their best (and sometimes worst) of the year. So, here's...

The commercial theatre in London and New York seems to have become increasingly dependent on bringing Hollywood to the stage, both in terms of...

Around this time of year, when critics start compiling their best of the year lists and then thinking about their resolutions for the New...

With Clive Rowe back at Hackney, Julian Clary in his third consecutive year at the Palladium and Berwick Kaler in his 40th and final...

“The ladies are about to storm the men’s loos. They can’t manage to have a drink and a waz at half time,” complains Joanna...

Next year marks the 50th anniversary of Stonewall – the famous Greenwich Village pub riot in New York that sparked the birth of the...

Things are starting to get serious as our associate editor, Broadway critic and resident musical theatre expert Mark Shenton counts down his favourite 50...

Thank you Mark Shenton, Daniel York Loh and Richard Jordan for discussing problematic revivals. There are two broad approaches to this: first, try not to...

The West End is dominated by musicals in terms of attendance, revenue and longevity. While plays are shoehorned into 14 or 15-week runs, musicals...
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