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BREVIEW: Evita @ Birmingham Hippodrome until 24.03.18

Words by Eleanor Sutcliffe / Production shots by Pamela Raith I adore Birmingham Hippodrome. Granted, I’m not the most well-versed theatre critic, however there is something rather decadent about settling yourselves into the plush red seats ready to absorb an hour or three of theatrical roguery. Hurling ourselves into the world of 1940s Argentinean politics, it […]

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BPREVIEW: Evita @ Birmingham Hippodrome 20-24.03.18

Words by Ed King / Production shots by Pamela Raith Evita runs at the Hippodrome from Tuesday 20th to Saturday 24th March – as produced by Bill Kenwright, with special arrangement from The Really Useful Group. Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s long established musical comes to Birmingham following ‘smash hit runs’ in London and beyond. Evening performances […]

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BREVIEW: West Side Story @ New Alexandra Theatre 23-26.08.17

Words by Paul Gallear / Pics courtesy of the New Alexandra Theatre It wasn’t new when Shakespeare wrote his version around 1591, and it wasn’t new when Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim debuted West Side Story on Broadway in 1957. It probably wasn’t even new when Masuccio Salernitano published Mariotto and Gianozza in 1476. But what […]

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BPREVIEW: West Side Story @ New Alexandra Theatre 23-26.08.17

Words by Paul Gallear Running from Weds 23rd to Sat 26th Aug, the New Alexandra Theatre in Birmingham presents its annual Stage Experience production – West Side Story. For direct info, including venue details online ticket sales, click here. Stage Experience is an opportunity for 9–24 year olds to spend two weeks of their summer mounting a […]

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