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The Crucible

Old Vic/Tricycle Cinema, 7 Dec 2014

Set in late seventeenth-century Massachusetts, The Crucible brings dramatic life to the horrors of a community-wrecking witch hunt. A crafty and charismatic young woman, Abigail Williams, is incited to create mischief when honest John Proctor jilts her and returns to his young, sickly but unswervingly upright wife. 450 more words


Shakespeare in Love - Noel Coward Thetare

This show came highly recommended and was without doubt good fun – a real crowd pleaser which would tickle the funny bones of young or old. 181 more words

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The Scottsboro Boys

Star rating: ***

Garrick Theatre

London WC2

Friday 21st November 2014

“During the 1930s, much of the world’s attention was riveted on the “Scottsboro Boys,” nine black youths falsely charged with raping two white women in Alabama. 865 more words

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The curious incident of the dog in the night-time

Star rating: ****

Gielgud Theatre

London WC1

Tuesday 6th January 2015

“Christopher, fifteen years old, stands beside Mrs Shears’ dead dog. It has been speared with a garden fork, it is seven minutes after midnight and Christopher is under suspicion. 1,154 more words

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A wise Jew, an unwise director

When Lessing first published it in 1779, Nathan the Wise was so shockingly progressive that it was banned by the church. An intelligent, generous, compassionate, Jewish main character? 915 more words


Anna Christie Still Engaging After All These Years

By Patrick Hurley

Do people change? The timeless question, a storytelling trope as old as the sea, is at the heart of Eugene O’Neill’s Pulitzer Prize winning play… 1,496 more words

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The Gladstone Presents “Two” Until January 31

By Hollie G. Davies for Eventful Capital

My love for theatre brought me to The Gladstone this week to discover a play being presented as part of its current season. 445 more words