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10 minutes with Roxana Silbert, artistic director of Birmingham Repertory Theatre

The Birmingham Repertory Theatre (or The REP) has just celebrated its centenary and the autumn/winter 2013 season marks the reopening of the theatre’s Broad Street home - completewith a new 300 seat studio.Nicole Evans caught up with the new artistic director Roxana Silbert to find outmore and talk about the importance of local theatre and her plans for her future ...

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10 minutes with theatre composer Bobby Cronin

Award-winning American writer and composer Bobby Cronin comes to London on March 24th for a one off concert to celebrate the release of his new studio recording of musical The Concrete Jungle. Nicole Evans caught up with him this week to find out more about the concert and his international rise to fame. You are no stranger to London, are ...

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INTERVIEW: Kristin Chenoweth

Kristin Chenoweth is nothing short of Broadway royalty. Having won both an Emmy (Pushing Daisies) and a Tony (You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown) and most recently presented and performed at the Oscars, she flits between stage, film and TV work with apparent ease and boasts one of the world's most distinctive (four-octave) voices. Perhaps best known for creating the ...

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10 minutes with Sherie Rene Scott

Sherie Rene Scott, one half of the original cast of The Last Five Years, music producer, writer and performer, is performing her one woman show Piece of Meat at London's Hippodrome from 21-23 February. Having been nominated for Tony and Drama Desk awards, wowed huge Broadway crowds and won fans all over the world via The Last Five Years' cult ...

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10 Minutes With… Caissie Levy

Actress Caissie Levy has had an astonishingly successful career in musical theatre since graduating from drama school in New York in 2004. Landing the part of Maureen in a national tour of RENT just a week later, she went on to star in Hairspray on tour and on Broadway, Wicked on Broadway and in LA, the 2009 revival of Hair ...

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ENCORE: Andrew Wright, choreographer

Choreographer Andrew Wright has found success with the classics in recent years, working on the hugely successful Singin’ in the Rain (still in the West End after transferring from Chichester Festival Theatre almost a year ago) as well as last year’s tour of Wonderful Town and 2010’s revival of 42nd Street. “I think that tends to be the work I ...

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10 minutes with Cynthia Erivo

Cynthia Erivo graduated from RADA in 2010 and was quickly performing with the English Touring Theatre and at Theatre Royal Stratford East, before coming to the West End in The Umbrellas of Cherbourg in 2011. She recently finished the UK and Ireland tour of Sister Act, where she starred as feisty nun-on-the-run Deloris Van Cartier. Lucy Thackray caught up with ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 minutes with Jodie Prenger

The I'd Do Anything winner is starring in comedy hit One Man, Two Guvnors at the Theatre Royal Haymarket. As she joins the show's tour cast for a week in her home town of Blackpool, she caught up with us about comedy rôles, the transition from talent show winner to cast member and keeping her dogs in chew sticks. You’ve ...

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