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  • December 31, 2014

    MADEUP’s best of 2014

    It’s the last day of the year, so here it is: MADEUP’s best of 2014, a top ten of some of the most memorable, touching, fun and impressive shows that graced the stages of the city over the last twelve months. 10. Animal Farm (The Arts Club, October) Community theatre company Tell Tale once again [...]

  • December 1, 2014

    Tmesis return with That’s Amore

    City-based physical theatre specialists Tmesis Theatre are getting ready to unveil their latest work, That’s Amore – a new ensemble piece premiering at the Unity in January, which they say will be “a crazy, funny, emotional rollercoaster”. That’s Amore is described as “an hilarious, fast-paced, passionate and emotional piece of physical theatre, which explores the [...]

  • November 29, 2014

    REVIEW: [title of show], Lantern Theatre

    [title of show] is written by Jeff Bowen and Hunter Bell, about two friends called Jeff and Hunter, playing characters called Jeff and Hunter in a musical they’re writing about the process of writing a musical. Got that? A kind of off-Broadway meta love letter to Broadway, Bowen and Bell wrote the show in three [...]

  • November 27, 2014

    Unity announces new artistic director

    This week, the Unity announced the appointment of Matthew Linley as artistic director and CEO. He will succeed Graeme Phillips, who has been at the theatre’s helm for the last 34 years, and maintained its tradition of staging radical but accessible work that stretches back to the 1930s.   Matthew is currently general manager with [...]

  • November 25, 2014

    Educating Rita, Hudsucker Proxy and never-before-seen Miller in new theatre season

    The new year at the Everyman and Playhouse will begin with one of its strongest-sounding seasons in quite a while. Today the theatres revealed what is coming up in 2015, and with a stylish mix of classic, modern, modern classic and hidden gems, it looks like it will be hard to stay away.   First [...]