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Muted, a new british pop-rock musical at new underground theatre

In October, a new performance space  will open under the Menier Chocolate Factory on Southwark Street.   Muted is one of the plays on their newly announced season,  with performances beginning in December.  The show premiered at The Courtyard Theatre in … Continue reading

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Miranda Hart: Peggy & Me – London Palladium

Miranda Hart is appearing live in conversation at the London Palladium, talking about her  new book Peggy & Me-about her best friend, Peggy, a gorgeous shih tzu–bichon frise cross. That’s a dog, by the way. “It was love at first … Continue reading

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 ‘Groundhog Day,’ All Over Again, Now With Song and Dance

In case you didn’t book tickets based on my recommendation a while back, the reviews are in and you might reconsider.   The NY times says “a hip, cuddly and cunningly sadistic musical adaptation of the 1993 Bill Murray movie … Continue reading

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Home Chat first time in 90 years at Finborough

A unique rediscovery in its first UK production since its premiere in 1927. From the finborough “Janet Ebony and her best friend Peter Chelsworth are innocently sharing a sleeping compartment when their train to Paris is involved in a disastrous … Continue reading

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Amadeus opens at National Theatre October 2016

Amadeus Vienna: the music capital of the world. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, a rowdy young prodigy, arrives determined to make a splash. Awestruck by his genius, Court Composer Antonio Salieri has the power to promote his talent or destroy it. Seized … Continue reading

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5×15 – 5 speakers 15 minutes each-June 20th, July 12th

From 5×15:  “Things pass, but memory remains. It’s ancient wisdom, but apposite for Harry Pearce’s talk on June 20th. This is your official last chance to hear SIX great speakers presenting on subjects ranging from tales of true murder in … Continue reading

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RENT The Musical has a limited London run

The 20th anniversary production of RENT  by Jonathan Larson  (inspired by Puccini’s opera La Bohème) will be at the St. James theatre for a limited run in December. It tells the story of a group of impoverished young artists struggling to survive and create a … Continue reading

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