Thanks to Barry Humphries and Meow Meow Weimar Germany’s Silenced Voices are Heard Once More

13/07/2018

Various compoers, Barry Humphries’ Weimar Cabaret: Barry Humphries (conférencier/voice), Meow Meow (cabaret artist), Satu Vänskä (musical director/voice), Aurora Orchestra, Barbican Theatre, London, 12.7.2018. (JPr)

Barry Humphries and Meow Meow

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Kelli O’Hara’s Anna is the Glory of The King and I Revival at the London Palladium

05/07/2018

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King and I: London Palladium, 4.7.2018. (JPr)

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Go to the London Coliseum to ‘Brush Up Your Shakespeare’ with Opera North’s Kiss Me, Kate

21/06/2018

Cole Porter, Kiss Me, Kate: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Opera North / James Holmes (conductor), London Coliseum, 20.6.2018. (JPr)

Opera North’s Kiss Me, Kate (c) Tristram Kenton

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David Hare’s Glyndebourne Origin Story Fails to Hit any High Notes

13/04/2018

David Hare, The Moderate Soprano: Duke of York’s Theatre, London, 11.4.2018. (JPr)

Cast of David Hare’s The Moderate Soprano (c) Johan Persson

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Aljaž Škorjanec, Janette Manrara and Company are Absolute Joy in Remembering Fred

09/04/2018

Various composers, Remembering Fred: Aljaž Škorjanec and Janette Manrara (co-creators and choreography) and Company (Adrian Hansel, Miranda Wilford [featured singers], Charlie Bruce, Aaron Bryan, Scott Coldwell, Alastair Crosswell and Veronica Fulton), Gareth Walker (director and choreographer), Barnaby Dickenson (musical director), London Palladium, 7.4.2018. (JPr)

Janette Manrara, Aljaž Škorjanec and Company in Remembering Fred

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The Potency of Medea

07/10/2017

Medea, Written in Rage (by Jean René Lemoine, translated and directed for the stage by Neil Bartlett): music and sound design by Phil Von, costumes by Mr Pearl and featuring François Testory. And What? Queer. Arts. Festival at The Place, London, 5.10.2017. (JB)

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Medea (François Testory) (c) Manuel Vason

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Strictly Alumni Bring the 50s Alive Again in New High-Octane Rip it Up

26/09/2017

Various composers, Rip it Up: Cliffs Pavilion, Southend, Essex, 24.9.2017. (JPr)

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The Folly of Sondheim’s Follies

09/09/2017

Sondheim, Follies: at the Olivier Theatre, Royal National Theatre, London, 7.8.2017. (JB) Read more

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