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The Red Shoes (Tour - Oxford)
By Editorial Staff · 13 Oct 2010
Kneehigh’s touring production of The Red Shoes, itself a revival of Emma Rice’s award winning production from 2000 is deep, thought-provoking piece. A deceptively simple design by B
Hairspray (Tour - Oxford)
By Simon Tavener · 13 Oct 2010
A few years ago I saw the original London production of Hairspray and so expectations were high for the touring version which has reached Oxford this week. With Brian Conley leading the ...
Blood Brothers (Tour - Birmingham)
By Editorial Staff · 13 Oct 2010
I have never really understood the phenomenon that is the popularity of Blood Brothers, but tonight was the opportunity to understand what makes this show to be so well received by its ...
Brief Encounter With ... Ncamisa! Kiss the Women
By Jo Caird Theatergoer Reporter · 8 Oct 2010
Ncamisa! Kiss the Women is a one-woman play exploring the lives of black lesbian women living in South African townships, based upon the personal experiences of lesbian performer, Pam Ngwaben
Hot Stuff (Leicester)
By Editorial Staff · 8 Oct 2010
I’m not afraid to admit that I was a little cynical about Curve’s decision to resurrect Hot Stuff, a production so heavily associated with the late, great Haymarket Theatre they wer
Blaze (Tour - Birmingham)
By Editorial Staff · 7 Oct 2010
Blaze proves to be a production encapsulating everything you would expect from a streetdance show: fast paced, dynamic, and packed to the brim with energy. The energy of the performance quite ...
Americana (Tour - Oxford)
By Editorial Staff · 7 Oct 2010
In Americana, The Yorke Dance Project presents three short dance pieces inspired by the Land of the Free. Post Etiquette is an amusing morsel on manners; Home on the Range is a fairly rotten ...
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (Tour - Birmingham)
By Editorial Staff · 7 Oct 2010
It is not often you see such an audience response for contemporary dance, a standing ovation full of cheers and woops that would not be out of place at a pop concert. Perhaps this is partly down to ...
Royal & Derngate Nominated for Two TMA Awards
By Editorial Staff · 7 Oct 2010
The Theatrical Management Association (TMA) has just announced the nominations for its prestigious annual awards for 2010 and Royal & Derngate Northampton has received nominations in two ...
Spend, Spend, Spend (Tour - Oxford)
By Simon Tavener · 6 Oct 2010
For a self-confessed fan of musicals, it is a rare treat to discover something new – and such is the case with Spend, Spend, Spend. The story of Viv, a woman who won a fortune on the Pools ...