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PARIS – Irondale Center, New York

(Company XIV's Paris) (c)(Mark Shelby Perry) (Irondale Center)

Director: Austin McCormick Choreographer: Austin McCormick Reviewer: Tim Koch You don’t always have to learn Greek mythology in the classroom. And it doesn't have to be boring. In Brooklyn, a new kind of classical lesson is taking place. As one steps into the Irondale Center in Fort Greene, it is immediately evident that Company XIV's PARIS is different. A drink menu ...

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INTERVIEW: Daisy May on being early 20th Century tomboy Gigi

Anita Loos' adaptation of Colette's Parisian coming-of-age story hasn't seen light of day in over half a century, but directorMark Giesser,is bringing it to the Tabard Theatre. Paul Couch caught up with Gigi, also known as actress Daisy May.   Gigi’s not been done for 60 years. Do you think it’s still relevant for modern audiences? It’s interesting. Essentially it’s ...

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Playing for Time – Crucible Theatre, Sheffield

Writer: Arthur Miller Based on the memoir by: Fania Fenelon Director: Richard Beecham Composer, Lyricist &Musical Director: Sam Kenyon Reviewer: Janet Jepson The set is bleak, dark and grey, with skeletal trees that seem symbolic of the whole concentration camp experience. When the group of women is arrested by the Nazis and transported in barbaric conditions eastwards to the infamous ...

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Grand Guignol – Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Writer: Carl Grose Director: Simon Stokes Reviewer: Joan Phillips Carl Grose’s Grand Guignol is a play within a play; by a famous playwright or a lunatic; set in Paris or an asylum; played by actors or inmates; or is it? It doesn’t really matter. Enjoy a rollercoaster ride through the macabre world of Grand Guignol and prepare to be shocked, ...

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Boeing Boeing – Crucible Theatre, Sheffield

Writer: Marc Camoletti Director: Jonathan Humphreys Reviewer: Audrey Pointer The farce Boeing-Boeing is the most often performed French play, according to the Guinness Book of Records. First produced in 1960 in Paris, it had its West End premiere two years later and went on to have a seven year run in London. Despite this and several other notable successes, playwright ...

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