War, racism, an Australian Idol winner and some soul classics.
We’re off to see the Wizard this week! And Dorothy’s not the only one entering a fantasy world with interesting footwear: Alice heads into a ballet Wonderland at the Royal Opera House, and The Red Shoes opens at BAC…
Theatre, dance, music, film, food, visual arts, spoken word…the Barbican Centre’s big Weekender has it all (sponsored post).
A heart wrenching true story of family, love and war uplifted by singalong soul train classics.
The creative genius behind Cirque du Soleil’s Totem is back with his latest play.
In which we tell our readers to ‘get lost’.
Barbican’s Disruption: A Fashion Performance on Saturday night provided a mesmeric concoction of fashion, music and dance.
Marooned on a large platform that swings on chains in a cavernous sea of black space, five silent performers bounce off each other for 75 minutes as they experience the wild emotions of being confined in a small space.
American theatre artists Geoff Sobelle and Charlotte Ford bring their hugely entertaining, dark satire on corporate life, office politics and human nature to the Barbican as part of the 2011 London International Mime Festival.
As Christmas creeps closer, London’s cultural calendar rolls over and lets its tummy be tickled by endless children’s shows and pantomimes. Where else in the world can you see a Hamlet adapted for kids in the same city as the Hoff stars as Hook in Peter Pan? There’s also Japanese cinema, American art and French farce. And dancing squirrels.
If it’s a quiet night out at the theatre you’re after then you might be better off seeking out some other review, since The National Theatre of Scotland’s Black Watch is 110 minutes spent under near constant bombardment with mortars, IEDs and C-bombs.