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Actor Jake Sawyers recently took part in theatre company Extant’s Pathways programme, which is a year-long bespoke training scheme for visually impaired theatremakers. Sawyers...

Strange Fruit – Bush Theatre, London Nancy Medina directs a revival of Caryl Phillips’ powerful 1981 debut play as part of the theatre’s Passing the...

When Jake Heggie’s opera Dead Man Walking premiered in the US in 2000, it intensified the national debate about capital punishment. Based on the book...

At his best, Donizetti is a wonderful exponent of the romanticism that emerged in early-1800s Italy, a particularly febrile period in operatic history that...

When censors forbade the onstage depiction of regicide, Verdi was forced to relocate his 1859 Un Ballo in Maschera (A Masked Ball) away from...

We asked our critics across the UK to pick their favourite production of the past 12 months Knives in Hens – Perth Theatre “Lu Kemp’s brutal take...

Jason Robert Brown’s glorious 2001 musical, exploring a couple’s passionate yet doomed relationship from each partner’s perspective, has seen a number of recent revivals...

When Stendhal heard La Cenerentola a few years after its 1817 premiere he branded it trivial and vulgar. Post-French Revolution, Rossini’s noisy servants and...

It’s hard to overstate the social radicalism for its time of Verdi’s La Traviata. Even today, over 160 years since its 1853 premiere, the...
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