The Charity That Began At Home
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The Charity That Began At Home

Is it not a truism that people primarily fall into three distinct categories: pleasant, not-so-pleasant, and you’ve-got-to-be-kidding-me? You’ll find them all here in St John…

The Book of Mormon
April 2014

The Book of Mormon

The musical preaching work continues in our city with the eagerly anticipated return of The Book of Mormon. Super satirists Trey Parker and Matt Stone…

The Sea
April 2014

The Sea

Isn’t it strange how one person’s death can alter the lives of everyone else around them? In East Anglia, a coastal town of laughable eccentrics,…

The Crucible
April 2014

The Crucible

Let’s be honest, a little bit of witch hunting has never hurt anyone, has it? Aside from authentic witches, that is. Arthur Miller’s timeless and…

Tartuffe
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Tartuffe

Say what you will about the Molière canon but no one can argue that Tartuffe is one of the funniest plays of all time. It’s…

Wicked
April 2014

Wicked

Let’s face the facts, sequels often tend to suck and prequels never seem to come close to matching the magic of a cherished story. Creators…

12 Angry Men
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12 Angry Men

Characters don’t come more boldly inspirational than Juror 8 played by the perpetually clever Stuart Hughes. It’s the kind of figure we all dream of…

Crazy For You
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Crazy For You

Spoiler Alert: Crazy for You, now being given a mega glamourous staging at the Stratford Festival, is basically a fix-up of “Girl Crazy” (the 1930…

Man of La Mancha
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Man of La Mancha

Man of La Mancha tells the story of playwright/poet/tax collector Miguel de Cervantes and his faithful attendant Sancho, who get thrown into a dungeon by…

Mother Courage And Her Children
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Mother Courage And Her Children

You gotta love a character who can stand the test of time. Seana McKenna’s Mother Courage is an unforgettable figure, like so many women of…

HEADLINE:  ANGELS IN AMERICA MAKES A SECOND DESCENT ON THE DISTILLERY DISTRICT
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HEADLINE: ANGELS IN AMERICA MAKES A SECOND DESCENT ON THE DISTILLERY DISTRICT

Is it a director that makes a story great or is it a great story that makes a director? While the jury remains out on…

Dead Metaphor
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Dead Metaphor

Is there anything worse than an anxiety infused job interview? Not only does a person need to be crystal clear about their long term objectives…

Arms and The Man
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Arms and The Man

When you dwell upon the infinite wisdom that drives the George Bernard Shaw playwrighting legacy, it’s hard to believe that the ultra-clever Irish socialist would…

The Road to Mecca
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The Road to Mecca

‘What if I have come to the end?’ asks an uncertain Helen half way through the play. It’s a critical question that must be answered…

Bingo!
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Bingo!

The best thing about Daniel MacIvor’s latest offering is that you don’t have to be an 80s child to enjoy what every generation is drawn…

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