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Review: Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train

‘Our father who art in heaven, Howard be thy name’: Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train opens to a kneeling and newly incarcerated Angel Cruz, ...

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Review: Long Day’s Journey Into Night

There is always the problem, when re-staging an American classic, of the text being so revered, so well studied and highly regarded ...

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Review: Kindertransport

The Second World War narrative is one we are all familiar with, and yet we can still learn about the life-changing and ...

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Review: Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train

Posted on May 22, 2018 1
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Review: Long Day’s Journey Into Night

Posted on May 22, 2018 2
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Review: Kindertransport

Posted on May 18, 2018 3

“Like Carmen, but more moonshine”

The Opera Shack are shaking up stereotypes with their production of the classic opera, Carmen

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Review: Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train

Elysium Theatre Company delivers a punchy, poignant, and darkly funny portrayal of Steven Adly Guirgis’ thought-provoking dark comedy in this performance at HOME

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Review: Long Day’s Journey Into Night

Charlie Diver reviews a play that offers some worthwhile moments but fails to live up to its potential

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Review: Kindertransport

Katie Marriott reviews the touring production of Diane Samuels’ classic play on its 25th anniversary

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Review: The Jungle Book

Anuli Changa reviews Children’s Touring Partnership and Royal & Derngate, Northampton’s production of The Jungle Book

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Review: Little Women

Amy Newell enjoys the final UMMTS show of the year at Partisan Collective

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Review: Mixtape

Sophie Graci enjoys a night out with the Royal Exchange Young Company

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Review: Of Mice and Men

Jessica Wiehler enjoyed Selladoor’s production of the classic play, but found the experience challenged by differences from the much-studied novel

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Review: Spring Awakening

A beautiful production centring on some universal, if somewhat uncomfortable topics — not to be missed

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Review: The Clockmaker’s Tale

Will Vincent is taken back in time by UMMTS’ latest piece of new writing at Barton Arcade

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Review: The Replacement Child

Rob Tomlinson reviews a production that blends tragedy and comedy by mother and child friendly company Abooo Theatre

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Review: Myopia

Jess Johnstone is drawn in to the anonymous world of Martha Treves’ Myopia. Part of the Drama Society’s MIFTA season 2018.