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Boy Blue: Blak, Whyte, Gray – Barbican, London

Concept: Michael ‘Mikey J’ Asante Director: Kenrick ‘H2O’ Sandy and Michael ‘Mikey J’ Asante Reviewer: Maryam Philpott Hip-hop is having a moment. Increasingly fusion hip-hop is being seen more and more on renowned dance stages, and while Pierre Rigal’s new piece which premiered at Sadler’s Wells was disappointing, fans of the genre have a second chance to see the Olivier-nominated ...

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MaliphantWorks – The Print Room, London

Director / Choreographer: Russell Maliphant Reviewer: Maryam Philpott It’s a curious thing to revisit a role many years later; often it’s partly nostalgia for a happier time, partly a sense of unfinished business, and partly perhaps a test of a performer’s ability to still deliver years on. Kenneth Branagh may have given five Hamlets (four on stage and one on ...

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The Rodin Project – The Lowry, Salford

Choreographer: Russell Maliphant Music: Alexander Zekke Reviewer: Laura Maley [Rating:4] An Auguste Rodin-inspired dance show from award-winning choreographer Russell Maliphant and Sadler’s Wells offers glimpses of sculptural beauty, and some astonishing skill at The Lowry, but perhaps too much reliance on statue stillness. The first act of The Rodin Project has obvious allusions to classical art: four columns of white ...

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