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INTERVIEW: Keith Jack talks about his tour and new album Movie Nights

Keith Jack is probably best-known for finishing second on BBC 1’s Any Dream Will Do but his theatre credits since leaving the show are impressive: the Narrator and Joseph in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat; Charlie in Only The Brave; Alistair in Sincerely, Mr Toad; Ralph Rackstraw in HMS Pinafore and Sparky in Forever Plaid. Here he talks to ...

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INTERVIEW: Jamie Aderski’s Cry Baby, My (Reluctant) Journey into Motherhood

Jamie Aderski's Cry Baby: My (Reluctant) Journey Into Motherhood [poster image]

After a successful run earlier this year, Cry Baby: My (Reluctant) Journey Into Motherhood returns to The People's Improv Theater, September 15 through November 10. This is a repost of editor Jamie Rosler's conversation last March with writer/performer Jamie Aderski, about a show that shares the raw truths of birth and motherhood. - Let's start with the toughest question, just ...

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INTERVIEW – Aliens Coming (a Musical Comedy)

(Aliens Coming) (The PIT) (NYC)

The Reviews Hub contributor Adrienne Sowers chatted with writer Joe Kelly and director Griffin Osborne about their current production, Aliens Coming. - What was the development of this play like?  Being at an improv theatre, did you rely on performers to improvise/devise some of the text? JK: In August I had to go to Saratoga for my sister's wedding. While ...

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INTERVIEW: Lieutenant Colonel Gordon Mackenzie on Army@TheFringe

colonel gordon mackenzie in combat fatigues

By ANDY MOSELEY Most people’s associate the words Army and Edinburgh with the Military Tattoo, but this year the Army will also have its own Festival Fringe venue following a link up with Summerhall that will see six shows performed at The Hepburn House Army Reserve Centre in the city. Andy Moseley spoke to Lieutenant Colonel Gordon MacKenzie to find ...

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INTERVIEW – Creative Team Behind “Human Telegraphs”

(Human Telegraphs title image)

Writer: Rachel Kay Barclay & Fern Lim Director: Kayla Conroy Reviewer/Interviewer: Adrienne Sowers Times are tough for twenty-somethings in New York City. With rents rising and jobs that require five years’ experience for entry-level positions, more and more Millennials are turning to unorthodox methods and the sharing economy to pad their coffers. Springboarding off of this cultural moment, the team ...

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INTERVIEW – Patrick Sandford on the cathartic power of theatre

Older Man and figurine

Patrick Sandford has had an illustrious career as one of the country’s most respected directors and Artistic Directors and is about to return to Brighton Fringe with the debut of his new play Blooming, which follows the success of his moving autobiographical play Groomed at the festival last year and will shortly be opening at London’s Soho Theatre. Taking a break ...

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INTERVIEW: Aukje Verhoog – Amsterdam Fringe to Brighton Fringe

Aukje Verhoog

Brighton Fringe has always had an international feel to it, with performers from across the world bringing their work to the Sussex coast. This year though sees 14 UK premieres taking place in Brighton from The Netherlands. In a partnership between Brighton Fringe and The Amsterdam Fringe, The Dutch Season offers a chance to view some of the very best ...

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INTERVIEW: Rob Van Vuuren – South Africa to Brighton

Rob Van Vuuren

Rob Van Vuuren’s name may not be instantly recognisable in the UK but, in his native South Africa, Van Vuuren is a household name. As well as an acclaimed stage and film actor, an accomplished writer and director, Van Vuuren has hosted South Africa’s Got Talent and won the fifth series of the country’s version of Strictly Come Dancing with a ...

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