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Theatre Critics Mark Shenton and Terri Paddock Speak to Theatrefullstop about collaborating on new Awards Event, The Also Recognised Awards!

In less than a week, Theatre Land will be flocking to the prestigious Royal Opera House as one of the biggest Awards ceremonies in the industry descends onto both stage and screen. 698 more words

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Review - Mr Burns at the Almeida Theatre

Other interpretations here:

Ian Shuttleworth, Michael Coveney, Ian FosterMy favourite by Poly Gianniba and my least favourite by Mark Shenton which doesn’t really say anything except ‘it was bad I didn’t like it’. 1,636 more words

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Scene Changes: Theatre Criticism

As part of the National Theatre’s 50th anniversary celebrations, I spoke on one of the Scene Changes platforms on the subject of theatre criticism. I was part of a panel alongside Michael Billington, Andrew Clarke and Mark Shenton and the discussion was chaired by Dan Rebellato.

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The Commitments in Town

On Tuesday we had the launch of a brand new musical (always an exciting event) – The Commitments. It is based on the 90’s film written by Roddy Doyle, who has also penned the musical. 219 more words

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Darkness reigns at the foot of the lighthouse: The Orphan of Zhao brings mixed messages from the RSC

The trouble with having a blog is that what you write can come back to haunt you.  Take, for example, our rather fulsome praise of Gregory Doran, at the end of… 1,235 more words

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We un-happy few: Are there really 'so few leading men?'

Andrew Lloyd Webber caused some consternation by declaring that there are ‘so few leading men’ during the semi-final of his casting show ‘Superstar’ a couple of weeks ago.  1,041 more words

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"I don't know how to love [this show]..."

I reserve the right to reuse that post title when it’s more appropriate, but for now I’m pushed for time and haven’t really thought about what to call this one. 530 more words

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