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Pinocchio – Northcott Theatre, Exeter

Writer: Carlo Collodi Adapted: Jasmin Vardimon Director: Jasmin Vardimon Reviewer: Bethan Highgate-Betts The much-loved story of Pinocchio is one that the majority of people are familiar with. Whether through the bright, primary-coloured Disney animation or Carlo Collodi's original tale The Adventures of Pinocchio, the story of a little wooden puppet is one that has no doubt pulled our heart strings ...

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Ballet Black Triple Bill – Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre, Leeds

Ballet Black (C) Bill Cooper

Founder &Artistic Director: Cassa Pancho MBE Music: Steve Reich, Dustin O’ Halloran, Kurt Weill Choreographer: Arthur Pita, Christopher Marney, Christopher Hampson Reviewer: Beverley Haigh Founded in 2001 by Cassa Pancho with the intention of providing a platform for dancers of black and Asian origin, Ballet Black has become much more than this, carving out a niche for themselves. As a ...

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Phoenix @ Home – Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre, Leeds

Choreographers: Darshan Singh Bhuller, Carman Vezquez Marfil, Natalie Alleston and Marie Mence, Antonio Borriello, Edward Lynch and Sharon Watson. Reviewer: Laura Hibbert Marking their 35thanniversary, Phoenix Dance Theatre Company present an inspiring and brilliantly put together programme; created and performed by a multitude of Phoenix Company members from over the years. Phoenix @ Home includes excerpts from Phoenix’s repertoire of ...

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Dirty Dancing – Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Writer: Eleanor Bergstein Director: Federico Bellone Reviewer:Scott Matthewman It is a safe bet that the vast majority of the audience for Dirty Dancing, as hinted at by its subtitle of The Classic Story on Stage, is familiar with the original 1987 film. This is probably the reason for the stage version’s attempt to adhere so rigidly to the script and ...

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Cats – King’s Theatre, Glasgow

Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber Choreographer: Gillian Lynne Director: Trevor Nunn Reviewer: Fraser MacDonald Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats is undoubtedly a famous spectacle. Following a 21 year residence in London's West End, making stars of the likes of Elaine Paige, the original production slinks its way to Glasgow's King's Theatre on its international tour. Based on the poems of T S ...

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TIGER DUBLIN FRINGE FESTIVAL: Wrongheaded/Hope Hunt – Project Arts Centre, Dublin

Choreographer Wrongheaded: Liz Roche Choreographer Hope Hunt: Oona Doherty Reviewer: Eppie Claffey. In Wrongheaded/Hope Hunt, a dance theatre double bill, masculinity and femininity are two sides of the same coin. Oona Doherty's Hope Hunt, she explains, is “an attempt to deconstruct the stereotype of the concrete disadvantaged male, and raise it up into a Caravaggio bright white limbo”. Liz Roche's ...

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