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What Will Have Been – Norfolk And Norwich Festival

Created by:Yaron Lifschitzwith theCirca Ensemble Director:Yaron Lifschitz Reviewer: Glen Pearce   While some circus groups such as Cirque du Soleil strive constantly for the next big special effect to make their shows more spectacular, Yaron Lifschitz and his Circa ensemble have returned to the basics with their latest work, What Will Have Been. Performed in the round and on a ...

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INTERVIEW: 10 Minutes with Circa’s Yaron Lifschitz

Australian circus company Circa are becoming firm favourites on the UK touring scene. Previous shows such as Beyond, Opus and How Like An Angel have thrilled audiences across the country. In May, the company have five different productions touring the UK and return to long time partners the Norfolk And Norwich Festival to premiere a new work. Circa’s Artistic Director ...

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A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing – Norwich Playhouse

Aoife Duffin in A Girl Is A Half Formed Thing

Writer: Eimear McBride Adaptor and Director: Annie Ryan Reviewer: Glen Pearce   Life is never a simple, straightforward path, twists and turns threaten to derail plans and long-held dreams need constant revision. It’s a shifting perspective that is hard to capture on the page, yet Eimear McBride’s award-winning novel captures the internal monologue of a woman from the womb to ...

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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas– Theatre Royal, Norwich

Writer: John Boyne Director: Joe Murphy Reviewer: Lu Greer   Written by John Boyne,The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas,tells the story of Bruno who is the young son of a German army officer during World War Two. The book, told from Bruno’s perspective, sees the family move from the affluent Berlin to a place known to the young boy as ...

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La Bohème– Theatre Royal, Norwich

Music: Giacomo Puccini Director: James Conway Reviewer: Lu Greer   La Bohème, one of Puccini’s most well-known operas, begins the English Touring Opera’s three night stint at the Norwich Theatre Royal which is to also include Donisetti’s The Wild Man Of the West Indies. La Bohème, set in the Latin quarter of Paris, focuses on the lives of penniless bohemians ...

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WHAT’S HOT: Week Beginning Monday 2nd February 2015

Kris Hallett looks at the best of the UK's theatre in this week's round-up which includes revivals of some modern classics, as well as some fresh new adaptations alongside a sprinkling of new productions. Harvey- Birmingham Rep Already announced to play in the West End, Mary Chase’s comedy about a man with a friendship with a six foot tall rabbit ...

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Peter Pan – Theatre Royal, Norwich

Writer: J M Barrie Adaptor: Richard Gauntlett Director: Richard Gauntlett Musical Director: David Carter Reviewer: Glen Pearce   To paraphrase J M Barrie’s most famous creation, panto should be an awfully big adventure and, in Norwich Theatre Royal’s Peter Pan, they have created an action-packed adventure for all the family. Peter Pan offers arguably one of the strongest dramatic narrative ...

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NEWS: Curve, Leicester’s Hairspray gets all new 2015/16 UK Tour

A revival of this year's production of Hairspray produced by Leicester Curve will embark on a major UK tour in 2015/16. This big, bold and beautiful musical comedy will begin its UK tour opening at Leicester’s Curve theatre on 9 September 2015 and will then tour to 29 venues across the UK, including a Christmas residency at Birmingham Alexandra Theatre ...

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