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Win Tickets to see Heathers The Musical

036_Heathers The Musical_Pamela Raith Photography

As J.D. would say, Greetings and salutations… you a Heather?   If you are, you’ve come to the right place. Yes, you’ve guessed it. Some of us at Everything Theatre are old enough to remember the original Heathers film, with the very young Christian Slater and Winona Ryder in their staring roles, and we were big fans.  So we’re rather excited that it’s now on the stage too. Even more fantastic is that we’re able to offer one lucky fan a ...

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Mad Women in My Attic!, PQA Venues @Riddle’s Court (PQA One) – Review

Mad Women in My Attic!, Edimburgh Fringe 2018 - Courtesy of Roberto Ricciuti

Pros: The fin-de-siècle atmosphere generated by a superb combination of production elements. Cons: The raked stalls tend to obstruct Salvi’s flamboyant interaction with the audience. Often typecast in the role of a mad woman, Royal Academy of Music graduate Monica Salvi started to develop a strange sympathy for her characters, which eventually led to a nervous breakdown. Now safely locked away in a mental asylum, she makes the most of her recreational hour by introducing her fellow inmates to the ...

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Size Isn’t Everything

credit: Robert Day

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s latest theatrical venture, the transforming of the St James Theatre in Victoria into The Other Palace, this year opened its doors with the gin-soaked jazz age musical The Wild Party. It featured a cast of 15, cavorting around an exuberant three-storey set that also housed the eight-piece orchestra. It was, by any standards, a spectacular production. Yet for all the spectacle, glamour and glitter, it was one of the dullest shows of the year. With tunes that you forget even while you’re ...

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