Monthly Archives: February 2014

Preview: Darren Ellis Dance – Meeting Mr Boom!: UK Tour 2014

On the up – an interview with Darren Ellis Off on its bouncy, wobbly way across the UK is Darren Ellis Dance’s new show Meeting Mr Boom! Starting at Greenwich Dance on 1 March 2014 it visits all sorts of interesting … Continue reading

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Mozart Undone – Betty Nansen Teatret: Barbican Theatre, London, 25 February 2014

Zip up! I’m going to be honest and admit that I didn’t know what the hell was going on in Betty Nansen Teatret, Cederholm & Hellemann Bros’ Mozart Undone. It might be a work of genius, it might be a … Continue reading

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Fame the Musical: New Wimbledon Theatre, 24 November 2014

We’re gonna tour forever With its gung-ho-let’s-go-for-it attitude Fame was never a musical of subtleties. Gary Lloyd’s new production lives up to type with all the performers squeezed into a small space at the front of the stage – very … Continue reading

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Opus – Circa/Debussy String Quartet: The Barbican Centre, London, 18 February 2014

Game of throwns In an intriguing collaboration with the Debussy String Quartet, Australian contemporary circus company Circa brought new show Opus to London’s Barbican Centre. Yaron Lifschitz’s attempt to merge physical feats of strength, balance and skill with the ‘high … Continue reading

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Ignis – Hubert Essakow: The Print Room, London, 11 February 2014

Firing on all cylinders Former Royal Ballet and Rambert dancer Hubert Essakow is proving himself a dab hand at choreography. He’s followed the critical success of 2013’s Flow with Ignis, a beautiful and deeply moving work that magnificently captures the … Continue reading

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