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Hadestown – National Theatre, London

Music, Book and Lyrics: Anaïs Mitchell Director: Rachel Chavkin Reviewer: Scott Matthewman There are many stars that have aligned to create Hadestown, a hellishly magnificent new musical based on Anaïs Mitchell’s 2010 concept album which reframes the Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice in the grand tradition of the music of the American South. Chief among them is Mitchell herself, ...

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Orpheus – Linbury Studio, Royal Opera House, London

Director: Alexander Scott Reviewer: Ann Bawtree   The Little Bulb Theatre’s telling of the age old story, Orpheus has come to the Linbury Studio via the Farnham Maltings and Battersea Arts Centre. Its reputation has obviously preceded it, hence the capacity audiences for an all too short a run in Covent Garden. From its inception seven years ago it appears ...

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