Best of This Week's Theatre Blogs - 5 Mar 2010
By Editorial Staff
By some clear distance the most contested blog post of the week was Charlotte Higgins’ defence of public arts funding on the Guardian Theatre Blog. With commentors overwhelmingly rejecting Higgi
Director Graham Vick Discusses Handel at the Royal Opera
By Editorial Staff
The upcoming production of Tamerlano at Covent Garden is exciting for a number of reasons. For a start it’s the first time that Royal Opera have presented Handel’s 1724 masterpiece,
Tune In: Theatre CDs & DVDs Round-up - Mar 2010
By Catherine Surowiec
Headlining our line-up this month are two stars with greasepaint in their blood, Elaine Paige and John Barrowman, whose latest offerings - on DVD and CD respectively - are guaranteed to brighten up ...
Andersen's English (Leeds)
By Editorial Staff
While a triumph on certain levels, Sebastian Barry’s Andersen’s English, jointly produced by the Out of Joint theatre company and Hampstead Theatre and directed by Max Stafford-Clark, is ...
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