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Véronique Gens
Despite having sung the long and arduous title role in the Royal Opera’s new production of Baroque rarity Niobe, Regina di Tebe (Niobe, Queen of Thebes) by Steffani at the general rehears
Worth a Read: Theatre Books Round-up - Sep 2010
By Laura Silverman Theatergoer Reporter
Edinburgh's over. Christmas is months away. What do we have to look forward to? Reality? Wonderful! Really. September's themed selection on that very topic includes some wonderful books. Some are wo
A Brief Encounter With ... Amanda Roocroft
Amanda Roocroft is one of this country’s most sought-after sopranos, having appeared at most of the major opera houses throughout the world, but unlike many singers who build their careers by st
Who Would Have Dreamed? Les Mis Hits 25
By Editorial Staff
Les Miserables turns 25 on 8 October 2010 and, in the lead-up to the milestone, impresario Cameron Mackintosh is giving London theatregoers not one, not two, but three chances to see Boublil ...
Guest Blog: Confessions of a Theatre Usher
By Editorial Staff
“Turn your phones off” or “no filming in the venue”. That’s what so many perceive as being Front of House (FOH) staff at a theatre. Stood there in their black and white u
Best of the Edinburgh Blogs - Week Four
By Editorial Staff
The Edinburgh Fringe may be over for another year and performers may be limping home nursing the "fringe flu", but our bloggers have valiantly persevered to provide us with a few final glimpses of ...
This Sunday Night at the London Palladium
By Editorial Staff
After more than a 30-year absence, Sunday Night at the London Palladium is making a comeback this Sunday 29 August 2010 at 6pm. The one-off concert - organised and performed by the historic ...
Dropping in rehearsals for CHESS
Whatsonstage Northeast took up the invite by Producer, Michael Harrison, to drop in on rehearsals for the forthcoming tour of Chess, which starts previews in Newcastle on August 27th. Di
2010: A Space Oddity
By Editorial Staff
The Zoo6-30 August, 12.30For an instant we are cocooned in inky darkness, then the lights lift, the soundtrack to 2001: A Space Odyssey commences and we are off on a hilarious journey to the far ...
Going Out with a Bang: EIF Fireworks Finale
By Editorial Staff
A sea of people look up towards Edinburgh Castle; as the orchestra reach a dramatic crescendo, a playful palette of colour fills the sky. A stunning end to a festival, in the most picturesque of ...