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“Closer Than Ever” at International City Theatre

Closer Than Ever, an award-winning musical revue kicking off the new season at International City Theatre, consists of twenty-four songs in two acts with no book or specific characters. 540 more words

A beautiful state o' chassis

Mothers are at the heart of Sean O’Casey’s tragic play, set in a Dublin tenement in 1922, and performed at The Loft Theatre, Leamington Spa. Juno Boyle (Mary MacDonald) struggles to keep her family together. 253 more words

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A dream of a dream

Propeller’s Pocket Dream might be Midsummer Night’s Dream cut short, but it’s not Shakespeare lite.

The show, which played at Coventry’s Belgrade Theatre recently, left out are some of the darker elements: Theseus and his court don’t appear at all. 232 more words

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The Cincinnati Ballet's Cinderella

My family frequently gets me ballet tickets for my birthday, because I love it. I wanted to be a dancer, but my knees gave out in my teens and that was that. 554 more words

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American Privilege Invades Barcelona

By Patrick Hurley

White American privilege, a topic of much discussion as of late, completely propels the narrative of Barcelona, a new play by Bess Wohl, making its West Coast Premiere at the Geffen Playhouse. 774 more words

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The Secret Annex at the Segal Centre - Montreal

So I had the pleasure of seeing The Secret Annex at the Segal Centre last night, and it totally blew me away. If you haven’t heard of this play before, it was written by Alix Sobler and imagines what Anne Frank’s life would have been like in 1950’s Brooklyn had she survived the war. 580 more words

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The End of Longing - The Playhouse Theatre until 14th May

The End of Longing – The Playhouse Theatre until 14th May

★★★★

By Caroline Hanks-Farmer

This is the hotly anticipated playwriting debut of a firm “Friends” favourite Matthew Perry but is this an evening to beg, borrow or steal a ticket or one that could be missed? 541 more words

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