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bare: the rock musical – Greenwich Theatre, London

Music, book and lyrics: Damon Intrabartolo and Jon Hartmere Director: Paul Taylor-Mills Reviewer: Lucy Thackray [rating:4] bare: the rock musical is a teenage rock opera first produced in LA over a decade ago, but it still feels fresh. Though only staged a handful of times across America since (and receiving its European premiere at London’s Union Theatre in April of ...

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Ghosts – Greenwich Theatre, London

Writer: Henrik Ibsen, adapted by Alfred Enoch Director: Anna Fox Reviewer: Ann Bawtree [rating:4] The original Danish name of Henrik Ibsen’s play Ghosts is ‘Gengangere’ which implies not so much spectres from the past but rather people who keep turning up in the same place. Encompassing the themes of unhappy marriage, philandering husbands, venereal disease, a pretence of moral rectitude ...

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Journey’s End – Greenwich Theatre, London

Writer: RC Sherriff Director: David Hutchinson Reviewer: Harry Stern [rating:2] There is both good and bad in a play having achieved classic status. The good is that the play is tried and tested. It has withstood the test of time and retained those things about it which made it special in the first place. The bad is that it has ...

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Rent – Greenwich Theatre, London

Book, music and lyrics: Jonathan Larson Director: Paul Taylor-Mills Reviewer: Elizabeth Vile [rating:4.5] The appeal of Jonathan Larson’s Rent never seems to diminish and it returns to London with this fringe production at the Greenwich Theatre. A retelling of Puccini’s La Bohème for the 80s, it depicts the horrific impact of HIV/AIDS on a bohemian grouping of artists, musicians and ...

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