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Betwixt! (Trafalgar Studios) – a second look

August 27, 2011

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With out-of-town friends visiting for one night only I had a choice to make. I could do as they asked, and take them to see the demise of ‘Love Never Dies’ (oh the irony), or I could take them to a show they would ACTUALLY enjoy. So instead we let love die on its own […]

The Beauty Queen Of Leenane (Young Vic)

August 21, 2011

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A Tony winning, Olivier nominated play that’s almost 15 years old. A lauded revival, making it’s return. All good right? I hadn’t seen ‘The Beauty Queen Of Leenane‘ in either its original productions or recent revival, but I had heard a lot of good word and eagerly accepted a ticket when _____ offered. Plus, I […]

Napoletango (London Colesium)

August 5, 2011

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One would think that in a show with the word ‘tango’ in the title, you’d actually see the famous, sensual dance… but ‘Napoletango‘ makes you wait well into act two, and even then it’s brief and disappointing – a result I don’t enjoy in any field of life. This is a dance show with a […]