Monthly Archives: January 2011

Is John Barrowman wasting his talent?

Review of John Barrowman at the Royal Albert Hall, 4th October 2010 Let’s get this straight.  We used to be fans of John Barrowman, and we left his concert in April 2008 feeling delighted and exhilarated.  So what went wrong?  … Continue reading

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Richard Herring – ‘You could still be Jesus’

We recommend – Richard Herring’s ‘Christ on a Bike’ at the Leicester Square Theatre We had never seen Richard Herring before, and had only vaguely heard the name, so we probably would not have gone to the Leicester Square Theatre … Continue reading

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Danny Boyle’s shock horror casting!

So, Danny Boyle’s new production of Frankenstein will feature the lead actors alternating the roles of the Doctor and the Monster. We were so excited at the prospect that we couldn’t decide whether to see Johnny Lee Miller as the … Continue reading

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What does the 25th Anniversary Concert of Les Miserables tell us about the recent history of Musical Theatre?

If you are in the West End, it doesn’t take long to see that there’s a marked difference between the way Musicals and ‘straight’ plays are promoted.  If you want to know who is in a play you only have … Continue reading

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Welcome to Rage Offstage…

 …Because audiences have feelings too What better way to begin the New Year than with some very subjective ‘Awards’.  We don’t think you’ll find these anywhere else. The Germaine Greer Award for shameless waste of female talent: The producers of … Continue reading

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