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Tenor Alan Oke Talks About Being Gandhi
By Simon Thomas
When English National Opera’s production of Philip Glass’ Satyagraha returns to the Coliseum this week, tenor Alan Oke will reprise his tremendously affecting performance as the sai
Best of This Week's Theatre Blogs - 19 Feb 2010
By Corinne Furness Theatergoer Reporter
If there was a theme amongst theatre bloggers this week, it was storytelling. Rob Drummond wrote about the problems involved in beginning to write stories while Jon Spooner at Unlimited Theatre ...
The Royal Opera's Antonio Pappano Talks to WOS
By Editorial Staff
"It's funny to be told it's terrific but we don't like the piece!" The Royal Opera's music director Antonio Pappano is amused at the press reaction to The Gambler, written in 1917 but only now ...
Worth a Read: Theatre Books Round-up - Feb 2010
By Laura Silverman Theatergoer Reporter
A proliferation of books for students and practitioners have been published recently. Vying for top place on the Whatsonstage.com shelves are the academic essays in the reliable Routledge Studies R
Latin Dance Conquers London
By Sarah Frater
This spring and summer sees a record number of Latin dance shows in London. From flamenco soloists and tango musicals to Latin ballet and contemporary dance, there are 14 shows from Spain, Brazil and ...
The Dreadful Hours (Tour – Liverpool)
By Editorial Staff
It’s the oldest story we know – or the most obvious; all together now: boy meets girl, boy loses girl… but what happens once boy gets girl? The clue is in the title, perhaps too ob
Barrie Rutter and Nina Kristofferson on... Medea
By Editorial Staff
Barrie Rutter is the founder and artistic director of touring theatre company Northern Broadsides, and directs their new production of Medea. He was awarded the country’s most prestigious ar
Best of This Week's Theatre Blogs - 12 Feb 2010
By Corinne Furness Theatergoer Reporter
Beginnings, endings, changes – the transitory nature of making theatre was at the forefront of Bloggers writing this week. Northern Creative wrote about early rehearsals, learning new t
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 ...