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Three Sisters – Southwark Playhouse, London

Writer: Anton Chekhov Adaptor: Anya Reiss Director: Russell Bolam Reviewer: Tom Finch Anya Reiss’ new version of Anton Chekhov’s story of existentialist crisis and middle class boredom brings the tale right up to date. The action is transposed from the Russian countryside to a house near the British Embassy in an unidentified Middle Eastern country. Most of the troops have ...

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NEWS: In the Heights gets London premiere at Southwark Playhouse

Tony Award-winning Broadway musical In The Heights will receive its London Premiere in a brand new production in The Large at Southwark Playhouse from Friday 9 May (press night Thursday 15 May at 8.00pm) it was announced today. On sale now. Winner of the 2008 Tony Award for Best Musical, In The Heights is an exhilarating journey into Washington Heights, ...

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A Winters Tale – Landor Theatre, London

Book by Nick Stimson Music &lyrics by Howard Goodall Developed &directed by Andrew Keates Reviewer : Jonathan Baz [rating:4] In his programme notes, Howard Goodall says that A Winters Tale is a play that he has long wanted to adapt and it shows. Goodall’s quintessentially English sound resonates throughout the production and the care that he has lavished on composing ...

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Marguerite – Tabard Theatre, London

Music: Michel Legrand New Book: Alain Boublil &Guy Unsworth Lyrics: Herbert Kretzmer Based upon the original book: Alain Boublil, Claude-Michel Schonberg &Jonathan Kent with additions by Marie Zamora Director: Guy Unsworth Reviewer: Michael Rawlings [rating:3.5] Marguerite arrived in London originally in 2008, amid much fanfare heralding this new musical from the Les Miserables creators, Boublil and Schonberg, and starring one ...

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Taboo – Brixton Club House, London

Book: Mark Davies Markham Music &lyrics : Boy George Director: Christopher Renshaw Reviewer : Jonathan Grant [rating:5] Taboo is an updated and re-imaged take on a show that first arrived in London a decade ago. Staged upon an intriguing catwalk that seductively threads its way through the audience exploiting every facet of this unusual venue’s intimacy, one senses that director ...

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