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10 Minutes with… Prom Kween writer Rebecca Humphries

In 2016, for the first time in American history, a boy won the coveted crown of Prom Queen at his high school in New York City. Now, Matthew Crisson, who identifies as “non-binary” (meaning neither male nor female), has become the subject of a new play written by musical comedy duo Rebecca Humphries and Joanna Cichonska. PAUL COUCH caught up ...

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Pomona – Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester

Writer: Alistair McDowall Director: Ned Bennett Reviewer: Iain Sykes Alistair McDowall’s Pomona is coming home. Home to the city that bears the desolate island of the title, all cracked concrete, surrounded by canals and tram lines, cut off from the rest of the city by a gated single road in and out. Not that local knowledge adds anything to this ...

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Dizney Rascal – Fingers Piano Bar, Edinburgh

Writer: Rebecca Humphries Reviewer: Mark McCulloch Dizney Rascalis Rebecca Humphries’ ingenious solo comedy cabaret show on both her love of Disney, and how it has cruelly lied to her. Through songs, stand up and sketches, the audience come to realise that they too, have been lied to about love, vile villains, privileged princesses and the questionable moral messages from Walt’s ...

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EDINBURGH FRINGE PREVIEW: Dizney Rascal

Rebecca Humphries has a CV that would make most Fringe performers green with envy; appearing in Big Bad World, Come Fly With Me and Cardinal Burns to name a few, she has just finished filming a new ITV comedy pilot Cockroaches opposite Jack Whitehall. She's bringing her new show Dizney Rascal to the Fringe this year. What has been your ...

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I Am A Camera – Southwark Playhouse, London

Writer: John Van Druten Director: Anthony Lau Reviewer: Ian Foster [rating:4] Written in 1951, John Van Druten’s play I Am A Camera will trigger moments of recognition for many more people than will initially be expecting it. Based on Christopher Isherwood’s Berlin Stories, it formed a major part of the inspiration for the Kander + Ebb musical Cabaret in its ...

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