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Following the ambitions of several talented teens in a New York performing arts school, Fame – the original 80s musical – is still electric with energy in its thirtieth year, writes our theatre critic Jo Hemmings.
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Tara Overfield-Wilkinson’s revival of Falsettos, the Tony award-winning musical about an unconventional New York Jewish family, is a worthy and emotionally powerful production, writes our theatre critic Jo Hemmings.
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Tate’s latest exhibition, Van Gogh and Britain, reveals the extent to which the artist was inspired by British culture and in turn, influenced it. In her review, Jo Hemmings asks why we’re still captivated by Van Gogh and his work.
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A dinner party brings together five iconic female figures from history and myth in Caryl Churchill’s famous play, Top Girls. Our arts contributor, Jo Hemmings, reviews the National Theatre’s latest revival of Churchill’s feminist classic.
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The National Theatre’s revival of Sondheim’s Follies is a shining example of what musical theatre at its very best can offer, writes our arts contributor Jo Hemmings.
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Our contributor, Jo Hemmings, glimpses ancient grandeur, the story of Gilgamesh and a King who loved to hunt lions in the British Museum’s latest show, I am Ashurbanipal.
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