Don’t be Burr, sir: The transformative politics of Hamilton on the London stage

22 Dec , 2017  

Rachel Ann Go Hamilton

I went to Hamilton and it was pretty great. Five Stars. Admittedly, when it comes to hot takes that one right there is pretty tepid. As Matt Trueman mentions in his WhatsonStage blog, if you’ve been sentient over the last two years, there is really no need for me to tell you just how critically-acclaimed, […]


Once We Lived Here at the King’s Head Theatre

1 May , 2014  

On the farm Emoh Ruo in the Australian outback Amy (Melle Stewart), the oldest of three siblings, looks after her sick mother Claire (Simone Craddock). Amy runs the place which has been plagued by a long-lasting drought on sheer force of will. She has sacrificed a lot to her determination to maintain the family home […]

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Mozart Undone at the Barbican

13 Mar , 2014  

Quite what they were expecting when attending a theatre-concert based on Mozart, the audience at the Barbican didn’t seem to know. There was promise to take the ennui out of a concert experience and add some visual spice to it. The delivery on that promise turned out to be a little more daring than simply […]

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Valli of Music: Jersey Boys

10 Jul , 2012  

Jersey Boys

Jersey Boys tells the remarkable story of the rise to fame of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. From their humble beginnings in a blue-collar neighbourhood in Newark, New Jersey, to their acceptance into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the band has contributed countless influential songs to the popular musical canon. At the […]

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