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REVIEW | Be My Baby | The Lowry

Set to the uplifting sounds of the 1960s, Amanda Whittington’s Be My Baby is a poignant yet heart-warming play about young unmarried pregnant girls that are sent to a mother-baby home at the disgrace of their families. Adapted for a Northern tour, the play takes place in the North of England. Protagonist Mary Adams (Jess Cummings) is taken by her…

Sam Mackay as Usnavi In The Heights

In The Heights | A Year In The Barrio

Celebrating a year in London, Lin Manuel Miranda’s original broadway musical In The Heights has been lighting up the Kings Cross Theatre since last September. Now booking until January the 8th, the hip-hop musical follows the lives of a group of people living in the neighborhood of Washington Heights in New York City. It is a musical bursting…

REVIEW | Rambert | The Lowry

Last night Rambert took to the stage at the Lowry to perform three pieces from their autumn season, including the premiere of Flight. Rambert bring a contrast of varying pieces which each have their own distinct styles. Opening with Flight, choreographed by Malgorzata Dziezon, it is a piece about movement and borders. The dancers use moving walls to create…

INTERVIEW | Oliver Johnstone | RSC

This year in conjunction with the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, the RSC are live screening their productions worldwide. Tomorrow, Cymbeline, the romantic play that explores power and jealousy will be screened across the world. I spoke to Oliver Johnstone who plays Iachimo in Cymbeline and Edgar in King Lear – which will be screened from…

REVIEW | Ghost | UK Tour

Bill Kenwright’s production of Ghost has stripped back all of the visually stunning staging and innovative digital imagery that the musical is renowned for, to focus on the intimate chemistry and potent emotion of the characters. Telling the story of young couple Molly and Sam who are hopelessly in love and whose lives are blissful. One…