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PREVIEW – LIFT Festival 2014

Writer: Mary Halton “This is our stage” is very much the motto of the evening at LIFT’s 2014 launch, as artists and members of the team gesture at the stunning cityscape of London spread beneath Centrepoint’s 31st floor. This year’s programme will encompass more of the city than ever before in their bid to “bring the world to London and ...

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PREVIEW: Jersey Boys UK Tour Press Launch

Reporter:Jim Gillespie At Manchester’s Comedy Store, at Deansgate Locks, the rumble of trains on the Metrolink line provide a low background rumble and vibration to the press launch for the first UK tour of the musical “Jersey Boys”. Much is made of the group’s origins on the wrong side of the tracks, so the occasional passing tram seemed quite appropriate. ...

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The Public Reviews 2014 Preview: Part III

And as we come to our final part of our 2014 preview of shows in and around the UK and Ireland we ask our regional editors in the North West, London, and along the South Coast what productions are getting them excited over the course of the year. Do you agree? What are you most looking forward to? Share your ...

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The Public Reviews 2014 Preview: Part II

In our second instalment of our 2014 previews our regional editors in Scotland, Central and South West talk us through the productions that are getting them excited throughout the year. SCOTLAND: Lauren Humphries The temperature is falling, the urge to hibernate is strong but 2014 promises to be a knockout year in Scottish theatre. You'd be forgiven for thinking that ...

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The Public Reviews 2014 Preview: Part I

Over the next week we shall be looking at the shows that have got our regional editors excited in 2014. Today we shall be looking at Ireland, South East and North East &Yorkshire. Are you excited by any of these productions? Share what you think in the comments section below. IRELAND: Ciara Murphy Here at The Public Reviews in Ireland, ...

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PREVIEW: DIVA’s Unsung – Leicester Square Theatre

One night Cabarets are currently all the rage in London’s West End as performers old and new take their chance to showcase themselves, sings songs that they love and give high quality performances for fans at a fraction of West End prices. These Cabarets really do give new or young performers their chance to be ‘seen’ but more and more ...

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PREVIEW: The Dublin Fringe Festival 2013 Announces Programming Highlights.

The Dublin Fringe Festival has a lot to bring to the stage this year as it announces the highlights of its Autumn 2013 schedule. With 16 days of Theatre, Comedy, Music, Dance, Spectacle and more, it is not to be missed. This year the festival is turning its hand to “activists, whistle blowers, outsiders, women, children and industry”. Irish artists ...

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