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REVIEW | Guys and Dolls | Royal Exchange

By moving the iconic musical Guys and Dolls slightly up north in New York, Talawa Theatre has managed to create a brand new production set in Harlem that captures the lives of New York gangsters, circling their gambling and love lives through classic musical theatre. Director Michael Buffong has maintained the central storyline of Sky…

REVIEW | Sweet Charity | Royal Exchange

Royal Exchange have outdone themselves in their triumphant production of Sweet Charity, that faultlessly tackles the dynamic choreography and heartbreaking narrative with a striking performance from leading lady Kaisa Hammarlund. The 60s musical disguises the story of vulnerable young Charity, who is constantly getting her heartbroken, with powerful musical numbers and strong personalities. Charity is a dance hostess,…

REVIEW | King Lear | Royal Exchange Theatre & Talawa Theatre Company & Birmingham Repertory Theatre

In commemoration of 400 years since Shakespeare’s death, Royal Exchange Theatre and Talawa Theatre Company in association with Birmingham Repertory Theatre present King Lear. The tragic story of ancient Britain in which King Lear decides to give up his crown and divide his power between his three daughters. Don Warrington, known for his role in Death…