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Best of This Week's Theatre Blogs - 5 Feb 2010
By Corinne Furness Theatergoer Reporter
What does World Theatre Day mean to you? As this year’s event was launched the WTD Blog had lots of suggestions on how to celebrate, with a special emphasis on creating connections both for thea
Q & A with Baritone Andrew Shore
By Simon Thomas
British baritone Andrew Shore is renowned throughout the world as a great acting singer, with a wide repertoire which encompasses Alberich, King Priam and Wozzeck at one end of the scale and ...
Tune In: Theatre CDs & DVDs Round-up - Feb 2010
By Catherine Surowiec Theatergoer Reporter
To help with a bit of musical escapism this month, we have the hot new film soundtrack for Nine, the musical journey of The Far Pavilions, the 1930s Alpine extravaganza White Horse In
Best of This Week's Theatre Blogs - 22 Jan 2010
By Corinne Furness Theatergoer Reporter
There were lots of questions this week as bloggers attempted to consider the future for theatre and the arts. Andy Field blogged his speech at the State of the Arts conference in which he considered ...
Worth a Read: Theatre Books Round-up - Jan 2010
By Laura Silverman Theatergoer Reporter
With so many alluring names in the casts of classic dramas in the West End at the moment, scripts are the focus of this month's round-up. There's Keira Knightley, of course, in Martin Crimp's sparky
Best of This Week's Theatre Blogs - 15 Jan 2010
By Corinne Furness Theatergoer Reporter
This week it was hard to get away from one show in British Theatre Blogs: Legally Blonde. Who liked it, who didn’t like it and, in the case of the West End Whingers, who w
By Editorial Staff
Tonight's performance of A Christmas Carol at the Arts Theatre has been cancelled due to the illness of two cast members - Gareth Hale and Brian Herring. Last night's performance was also cancelled, ...
Toby Spence on Stravinsky and Jacques Brel
By Simon Thomas
Some 18 months ago, when Robert Lepage’s production of The Rake’s Progress was new to Covent Garden, tenor Toby Spence was down the road at the Coliseum starring as the hapless hero
Looking Ahead: Theatre Highlights for 2010
By Editorial Staff
Will it be a happy new year for theatregoers? Michael Coveney and Terri Paddock consult their crystal balls to see what’s coming up in 2010 in the West End and beyond, with major milestones incl
Jack and the Beanstalk (Whitley Bay)
The Playhouse at Whitley Bay has brought professional panto back to North Tyneside with a bang and there is no doubting Gareth Oliver (semi finalist in Britain’s Got Talent), who played Simple S