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Guest Blog: Hair Today, Jukebox Musical Tomorrow
By Editorial Staff
When the Broadway smash hit and Tony Award-winning revival of Hair announced it was coming to the West End, I could not have been more excited. A brilliant production on Broadway with a pitch perfec
Erwin Schrott on Figaro, Tango and Opera Blogs
By Editorial Staff
Back in 2006, Erwin Schrott made a memorable impact in the title role of Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro at the Royal Opera House. A fine actor and singer with the stunning natural attributes
Top Ten Children\'s Shows: Half Term & Beyond
By Editorial Staff
As half-term looms, we look at some of the biggest and best children\'s shows on offer in the coming months... Pre-School In the Night Garden Live - Created in an inflatable, purpose-bu
Alfie Boe Talks About ENO's Pearl Fishers
By Simon Thomas
I meet tenor Alfie Boe in his dressing room directly after a dress rehearsal of ENO’s new production of The Pearl Fishers. He’s still having his make-up removed as I arrive but once
Britten Specialist Conducts Garsington Dream
The name of Steuart Bedford is synonymous with the music of his mentor, Benjamin Britten. Not only did the London-born conductor steer the ailing composer's last works through their early ...
Top Ten TV Contestants & Where to Find Them
By Tom Williams
As Andrew Lloyd Webber’s latest BBC One competition Over the Rainbow reaches its climax this weekend, we’ll soon know who will be headlining next year’s revival of The Wizard of Oz...
Worth a Read: Theatre Books Round-up - May 2010
By Laura Silverman Theatergoer Reporter
Two book prizes provide the focus of this month’s round-up. Jann Parry’s Different Drummer, a biography of the Royal Ballet choreographer Kenneth MacMillan, has recently been name
Q&A with Dmitri Hvorostovsky
By Simon Thomas
Dmitri Hvorostovsky is one of the world’s most glamorous opera stars. With his distinctive silver hair, vocal beauty and thrilling stage presence, he tends to dominate the stage whenever he appe
Best of This Week's Theatre Blogs - 14 May 2010
By Corinne Furness Theatergoer Reporter
Guardian critic Michael Billington wasted no time in blogging his response to the new government this week, writing a spirited memo to Jeremy Hunt about the importance of arts funding. There was a ...
Crazy For You (Liverpool)
By Editorial Staff
Birkenhead Operatic Society Trust present the crème-de-la- crème of amateur talent in their latest production, Crazy For You. Stepping back into the 1930s, at the time of the Gr