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24 blogs about Theatre.

  1. 2nd from Bottom
    “Reviewing the situation...” By John Chapman. 🇬🇧

    The Standard Short Long Drop (Theatre Review)
    Britain may no longer have the death penalty but this strong drama shows that other things may not have changed
    By John Chapman, 27 words

    Feed Roughly four posts per week. Started in .

  2. Aleks Sierz - Blog
    “Journalist, author, broadcaster and theatre critic. New Writing for the British Stage.” 🇬🇧

    What is the history of British drag?
    This clearly written book by Jacob Bloomfield gives a fascinating overview of the story of British drag artists. He stresses the fact that drag performance has meant different things in different contexts as he surveys …
    By Aleks Sierz, 429 words

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  3. Aleks Sierz - Reviews
    “Journalist, author, broadcaster and theatre critic. New Writing for the British Stage.” 🇬🇧

    Octopolis, Hampstead Theatre
    How many hearts does an octopus have? Answer: three. This pub quiz clincher is just one of the many fascinating facts that emerge from Octopolis, Marek Horn’s engrossing 100-minute two-hander which explores the relationship between …
    By Aleks Sierz, 838 words

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  4. All Edinburgh
    “Reviews, news and previews edited by Thom Dibdin.” By Thom Dibdin, et al. 🇬🇧

    Showcase 2023 – Up Where We Belong
    ★★★★☆ Nuanced Church Hill Theatre: Tue 26 – Sat 30 September 2023 Review by Thom Dibdin Showcase, the annual concert in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support, can certainly say it is “Up where we belong”, …
    By Thom Dibdin, 1,062 words

    Feed Roughly six posts per week. Started in .

  5. The Ballet Star Galactica
    “Aka That Ballerina Act. A blog about the performer life. Cabaret turn, author, classical bass-baritone.” By Iestyn Edwards. 🇬🇧

    Where Babies Come From...
    Haberdashery Girls...An excerpt from my forthcoming book of interviews: Where Babies Come From.I asked people, ‘How were you told the facts of life?’And, ‘What information were you given?’Here is Belinda, who used to be an …
    By Iestyn Edwards, 1,748 words

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  6. Breaking The Fourth Wall
    “Michael Davis' thoughts on theatre and the Arts.” 🇬🇧

    Sacred Bath, Etcetera Theatre – Review
    Back in November 2014, Clare McIntryre’s Low Level Panic – a female-centric play set in a bathroom – ran at the Etcetera Theatre, London. Nine years later, Alice Motta makes her own debut at the …
    By Michael Davis, 685 words

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  7. Cultural Capital
    “Theatre, arts and events in London.” By Maryam Philpott. 🇬🇧

    Quiz – Chichester Festival Theatre
    With three plays opening in quick succession, this is certainly a bumper period for fans of James Graham’s work. Last week his adaptation of Alan Bleasdale’s Boys From the Blackstuff opened to much acclaim in …
    By Maryam Philpott, 61 words

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  8. The Family Stage
    “For PLAYful families: News and reviews of theatrical things for every age.” 🇬🇧

    REVIEW: In Other Words (Arcola Theatre)
    In recognition of World Alzheimer’s Month this September, Music for Dementia brings Matthew Seager’s debut play, In Other Words, back to the stage. Running at Arcola Theatre ahead of a UK tour, this compelling production …
    By The Family Stage, 565 words

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  9. Glasgow Theatre Blog
    “The best place for news, interviews and reviews of theatre in Glasgow and beyond.” By Lauren Humphreys. 🇬🇧

    Battery Park – Tron Theatre, Glasgow
    Playwright Andy McGregor is a dab hand at bringing uniquely Scottish stories to the stage. Here he mines his own personal experience of being in a band that could-have-been-but-never-quite-made-it, to create Battery Park, the story …
    By glasgowtheatreblog, 323 words

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  10. Kris Hallett - life as theatre
    “Director, Teacher, Writer.” 🇬🇧

    Fanboy- Tobacco Factory Theatres ☆☆☆☆
    Getting lost in the dense mythology of fantasy and sci-fi has been a rite of passage for young adolescents for years. But as Comic Book Guy in the Simpsons shows us, early childhood passions can …
    By kristopherhallett, 439 words

    Feed Roughly two posts per month. Started in .

  11. LouReviews
    “London theatre - films, books, digital shows worldwide.” By Louise Penn. 🇬🇧

    Review: Boy Out The City (Lyric Theatre)
    Declan Bennett’s autobiographical show, fresh from the Edinburgh Fringe, finished its short run in the West End today, where it has been playing in rep with Bloody Elle. As Bennett is an accomplished musical theatre/pop …
    By Louise Penn, 75 words

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  12. Man in Chair
    “Music Theatre, Opera, Ballet and Play Reviews.” By Simon Parris. 🇦🇺

    A Little Life cinema review
    Harrowing and heartrending, the filmed version of A Little Life is an affecting, immersive capture of the hit West End play. Based on the critically acclaimed 2015 bestseller by Hanya Yanagihara, A Little Life is …
    By Simon Parris, 595 words

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  13. Mind the blog
    “Here you’ll find reviews and features on theatre, concerts, albums, and anything else that’s even tenuously related.” By Debbie. 🇬🇧

    String V SPITTA
    String V SPITTA Photo credit: James Deacon Ordinarily, the idea of spending any amount of time at a six-year-old’s birthday party would fill me with fear, dread & enough creativity to find an excuse not …
    By Debbie, 731 words

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  14. Musical Theatre Review
    “Onstage. Backstage. Worldwide.” 🇬🇧

    Music Review: The Boys From Syracuse – Original London Cast
    THE BOYS FROM SYRACUSE – Original London Cast (Jay Records CDTER 1078). Star rating: five stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ All praise to John Yap and DigiMIX Master for continuing to release original recordings …
    1,101 words

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  15. News, reviews and opinion from the cheapest seat
    By Shanine Salmon. 🇬🇧

    Re-Animator The Bloody Musical, The Drayton Arms
    There’s a trailer for an American version of Re-Animator The Musical that features a large cast, impressive songs and a heavy dose of blood and gore that makes it look like it’s a delight, at …
    By Alex Finch, 817 words

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  16. Partially Obstructed View
    “Writing down what I think about theatre I've seen in That London, whether I've been asked to or not.” By Nick. 🇬🇧

    Theatre review: Pygmalion
    Future Dame Patsy Ferran and Bertie Carvel both return to the Old Vic to pair up as Eliza Doolittle and Professor Henry Higgins in Bernard Shaw's* Pygmalion, in a typically stylised Richard Jones production that …
    By nick730, 737 words

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  17. The Play's The Thing UK
    “British Theatre & Performance Criticism.” By Laura Kressly. 🇬🇧

    Ben Target: Lorenzo, Soho Theatre
    by Zahid Fayyaz Fresh from a sold-out month at the Edinburgh Fringe, Ben Target, former Perrier comedy award nominee, comes to London with a run of his highly acclaimed solo show. A return to the …
    By laurakressly, 328 words

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  18. Rev Stan's theatre blog
    “Reviews, views and interviews by a theatre fan.” 🇬🇧

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    Review: Pygmalion, Old Vic Theatre - Performances designed to extract laughs rather than meaning
    This was my first Pygmalion. I've not seen My Fair Lady either (musical 🥴), but I know of it, I know the story, so I was curious to see a production. This Old Vic production …
    By Rev Stan, 64 words

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  19. Rewrite This Story
    “For all your musical theatre needs including news, reviews and interviews straight from the West End and Broadway!” By Olivia Mitchell. 🇬🇧

    The King and I on tour at the New Victoria Theatre Review: An Enchanting Evening
    The King and I (Tour) New Victoria Theatre★★★★★ Last night the New Victoria theatre came alive with Rodgers and Hammerstein's timeless musical, The King and I. Set in the 1860s, the storyline revolves around the …
    402 words

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  20. Shenton Stage
    “Leading theatre critic and London-based arts journalist.” By Mark Shenton. 🇬🇧

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    ShentonSTAGE Daily for FRIDAY MAY 26: The Week in Review(s)
    Welcome to today’s edition of ShentonSTAGE Daily, in which I look back on the last seven days of theatre news and reviews (including my own). DIARY OF A THEATRE ADDICT, ADDICTED AGAIN…. After a five …
    By Mark Shenton, 2,095 words

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