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The Wizard of Oz – The HOUSE, Birmingham REP

Writer: L. Frank Baum Music and Lyrics: Harold Arlen and E. Y. Harburg Director: Liam Steel Reviewer: Selwyn Knight The REP describes this production as a ‘bold yet faithful reimagining’ of the world created by L Frank Baum and forever cemented in our heads by the iconic MGM film. And the blurb does not lie – the story and the songs ...

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The Mother – The HOUSE, Birmingham REP

Writer: Bertolt Brecht Director: Tessa Walker Reviewer: Selwyn Knight The Mother continues Birmingham REP’s festival, Epic Encounters, that celebrates the work of German poet and playwright Bertolt Brecht and is curated by Mark Ravenhill. The Mother is based on Maxim Gorky’s 1906 novel of the same name. Written in 1930/1, the play contained ten songs, later expanded to 13. In ...

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