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World Theatre

Freedom

Freedom    Genre: Drama Venue: Arcola Theatre 24 Ashwin Street, Dalston, London E8 3DL   Low Down     When I walked into the Arcola Theatre’s studio space to view Freedom, the stage seemed unusually disjointed from the hemisphere-shaped auditorium seating arrangement. The back wall of the set seemed very detailed yet at least half the seats […]

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Theatre Business

King John

King John    Genre: Classical and Shakespeare Venue:  Union Theatre 204 Union St, SE1 0LX   Low Down     Invariably, the choice of whether a play is rarely or often staged both make the claim that the play is relevant for ‘our times’. Of course, that’s the point. As the audience lives in the […]

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Drama Education

Little Women

SPECIAL REPORT – UK’s Premiere Musical Production of Little Women Many achievements surround the staging of Little Women as a musical at the Lost Theatre from 12 December to 7 January.  This report summarises the production’s critical reception and draws together what theatre reviewers suggest are the strengths and weakness of Little Women: The Musical. […]