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London Theater Review: Sheridan Smith in 'Funny Girl'

When Fanny Brice’s boss tries to make a joke of her dowdy looks, dolling her up as a deluded bride convinced of her beauty, his comic star takes him to task. 707 more words


Sleep With World Famous DJs This Weekend

Next weekend you can get the chance to sleep with world a couple of world famous DJs. Touring company Thick as Thieves are giving punters the chance to sleep with… 311 more words


Whorl Inside a Loop: Whose story is this anyway?

Whorl Inside a Loop: Whose story is this anyway?

When I think of great theatre, I think of story telling; emotional story telling in a form that we can’t imagine happening in any other way or in any other manner, and mixed with that would be the idea of surprise.   572 more words

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Our Podcast on 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch!'

Sara, a ‘Hedwig’ novice, and Norma, an obsessed fan, finally see ‘Hedwig’ together and discuss their thoughts about the show. We talk about Taye Diggs’ performance and the significance of the first black Hedwig, the press’s awkward and insensitive coverage of the show, and the show’s gender and romantic themes. 41 more words


Michael Mayer’s ‘The Seagull’ Takes Wing In New York

Director Michael Mayer is finally getting underway with his movie adaptation of Chekhov’s The Seagull. The Tony-winning director of Spring Awakening, American Idiot and… 204 more words


Melodic Randomiser: Transition...

So, the first phase is complete. The mission: to listen to all my CDs in order, as they came out of my totally uncatalogued collection, just to see what sort of interesting combinations would turn up. 151 more words


Girls Will Be Boys and Boys Will Be Girls

Stomping around the stage like Godzilla terrorizing Tokyo, the “internationally ignored song stylist” Hedwig (Darren Criss) spends nearly two hours performing what is less a traditional musical and more an almost one-man drag/cabaret show.   381 more words