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Miss Nightingale – The Vaults

Miss Nightingale continues at The Vaults, London until 20 May. Star rating: five stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Written and directed by Matthew Bugg, Miss Nightingale is a showcase of enormous talent and a fantastic display of new writing. The show follows the story of witty nurse Maggie Brown (played by Tamar Broadbent) who […]

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Hamilton in London – on sale dates confirmed

As previously announced, Hamilton, the critically acclaimed and multi award-winning Broadway musical will open at the end of 2017 at the Victoria Palace Theatre, London which is currently undergoing an extensive multi-million-pound refurbishment. Tickets for the London production will go on sale in January 2017. Previews commence in November 2017. Full details of prices, booking […]

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Tamar Broadbent – Get Ugly – Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Tamar Broadbent – Get Ugly at the Laughing Horse @ Espionage (Venue 185), until 28 August. Star rating: five stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ PLEASE – someone – spot this amazing young woman and give her a venue that is somewhere on a par with her talent! Firstly – a head’s up…  It’s better to enter Espionage from the Grassmarket/Cowgate – it looks […]

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That’s Life – Barb Jungr and John McDaniel – Crazy Coqs

That’s Life – Barb Jungr and John McDaniel at Crazy Coqs, London until 2 July. Rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ✩ The much-travelled Barb Jungr takes the Crazy Coqs into its final month with her unique spin on classic pop before the lovely Piccadilly nightspot changes its name (to Tonight at Zedel), management and scope. She […]

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The Rise and Fall of Little Voice – Union Theatre

The Rise and Fall of Little Voice continues at the Union Theatre, London until 26 June. Rating: five stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Since it opened in 1998, Southwark’s Union Theatre has played to innumerable plays and musicals, gained awards for its theatrical space and significantly less praise for its toilet facilities. Now, this engaging […]

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The Buskers Opera – Park Theatre

The Buskers Opera continues at the Park Theatre, London until 4 June. Star rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ✩ In 1728, John Gay’s The Beggar’s Opera debuted. A satirical sideswipe at the political figures of the day, it was one of the nascent breed of operas that dropped the sung recitative between arias, […]

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An American in Paris opens at the Dominion in spring 2017

An American in Paris arrives on the West End stage for the first time when Christopher Wheeldon’s multi award-winning new Broadway musical comes to London’s Dominion Theatre next spring. Inspired by the Oscar-winning film and featuring the music and lyrics of George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin with book by Craig Lucas, An American in Paris has preview performances from Saturday 4 March 2017 with […]

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Feminine Persuasion – Ann Hampton Callaway Celebrates Women Songwriters – Crazy Coqs

Feminine Persuasion – Ann Hampton Callaway Celebrates Women Songwriters continues at Crazy Coqs, London until 24 April, as part of the London Festival of Cabaret. Star rating: five stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ There aren’t enough stars in the galaxy adequately to convey the extraordinary pleasure of spending 90 minutes in the company of this […]

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Stay Awake, Jake – Vault Festival

Stay Awake, Jake continues at the Vault Festival, London until 7 February. Star rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ✩ Composer/lyricist Tim Gilvin has developed and honed his one-act, one-man musical into a captivating journey that, with the help of a top-class performer (and some uncomfortable seating) keeps you on the edge of your seat. Stay Awake, […]

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The Color Purple – Bernard B Jacobs Theatre, New York

  The Color Purple continues at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, New York. Star rating: five stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Director John Doyle’s wondrous redo of The Color Purple may be minimalist, but it’s drenched in emotion. At the same time, he has gloriously amped up this Broadway musical’s power as a feminist […]

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