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Sunday, December 10, 2017

BWW Review: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST IN CONCERT, Royal Albert Hall by Nicole Ackman

Beauty and the Beast in Concert at the Royal Albert Hall enhanced a wonderful star-studded movie by having its beautiful score expertly played by the Philharmonia Orchestra. This film is a g…

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Saturday, December 9, 2017

BWW Review: THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES, Jermyn Street Theatre by Nicole Ackman

The Hound of the Baskervilles is a delightful take on the classic Sherlock Holmes story that proves a comic stance on Holmes is sometimes better than a dramatic one. The show is the Jermyn S…

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Thursday, December 7, 2017

BWW Interview: Michael Fabiano Talks RIGOLETTO at the Royal Opera House by Nicole Ackman

Michael Fabiano is returning to the Royal Opera House this month to star as the Duke of Mantua in Sir David McVicar's production of Verdi's Rigoletto. In addition to being an acclaimed tenor…

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BWW Blog: Why HAMILTON Will Be A UK Hit by Nicole Ackman

Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton tells the story of finding a way to fight for what you believe in within a world of chaos. While Hamilton is ready to fight from the beginning he is young, s…

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Tuesday, December 5, 2017

BWW Review: THE MELTING POT, Finborough Theatre by Nicole Ackman

It is chilling to think that The Melting Pot, a play that revolves around anti-Semitism in America and Europe, was first performed in 1908, decades before the atrocity of the Holocaust. The …

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Monday, December 4, 2017

BWW Review: SOUL HOLIDAY, Charing Cross Theatre by Nicole Ackman

Marisha Wallace delivered a concert just like her new album, Soul Holiday honest, jazzy, and vocally stunning. Early in the night, she confided to the crowd, I'm obsessed with Christmas an…

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Saturday, December 2, 2017

BWW Interview: Mark Perry Talks BANANAMAN THE MUSICAL by Nicole Ackman

Mark Perry is the founder of Sightline Entertainment and has worked as both an actor and director in the West End. This Christmas season, he is directing Bananaman the Musical, a farcical ad…

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Friday, December 1, 2017

BWW Interview: Olivia Jacobs Talks THE WILDE CREATURES by Nicole Ackman

Olivia Jacobs is the co-founder and Artistic Director of Tall Stories, a registered charity internationally recognised for their high-quality family theatre. Olivia has directed shows in the…

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Friday, November 24, 2017

BWW Review: CINDERELLA, Hackney Empire by Nicole Ackman

Hackney Empire can be counted on to deliver a hilarious and naughty panto every year, but Cinderella also has heart. This fun and fantastical production caters to both children and adults wi…

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Sunday, November 19, 2017

BWW Interview: Marisha Wallace Talks New Christmas Album and Solo Concerts by Nicole Ackman

Marisha Wallace is taking over the role of Effie White, alongside Moya Angela and Karen May, in the West End Dreamgirls from 20 November, after being one of the Effie alternates. She's also …

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BWW Interview: Marisha Wallace Discusses New Christmas Album and Solo Concerts by Nicole Ackman

Marisha Wallace is taking over the role of Effie White, alongside Moya Angela and Karen May, in the West End Dreamgirls from 20 November, after being one of the Effie alternates. She's also …

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Friday, November 17, 2017

BWW Interview: Robert Hastie Talks THE WIZARD OF OZ at Sheffield Crucible Theatre by Nicole Ackman

Robert Hastie is currently Artistic Director of the Sheffield Theatres, following several years of directing in the West End. He discusses their upcoming Christmas production of The Wizard o…

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Thursday, November 16, 2017

BWW Review: INSIDE PUSSY RIOT, Saatchi Gallery by Nicole Ackman

Inside Pussy Riot is an immersive, provocative experience, not for the faint of heart. This innovative performance was created by Les Enfants Terrible and the Tsukanov Family Foundation, in …

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

BWW Interview: Aisha Jawando and Darren Hart Talk CINDERELLA at Hackney Empire by Nicole Ackman

Aisha Jawando recently played Martha in the original London cast of Motown the Musical. This Christmas, she stars in the title role of Hackney Empire's Cinderella. Darren Hart is a Hackney r…

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Friday, November 3, 2017

BWW Review: THE DIARY OF A NOBODY, King's Head Theatre by Nicole Ackman

You wouldn't expect a Victorian tale to be this relatable, but The Diary of a Nobody showcases a surprisingly modern everyday life. London clerk Charles Pooter struggles through family issue…

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Monday, November 21, 2016

BWW Recap: SUPERGIRL and Friends Reach 'The Darkest Place' Yet This Season by Nicole Ackman

Undoubtedly, SUPERGIRL has gotten darker since its switch this season to the CW. And this episode, with the fight between J'onn and M'Gann, the Guardian being framed for murders he didn't co…

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Tuesday, November 15, 2016

BWW Recap: SUPERGIRL's Friends are All 'Changing' on this Week's Episode by Nicole Ackman

Everyone surrounding Kara -- James, Winn, Alex, Mon-El, and J'onn-- went through a major life change on this week's episode of SUPERGIRL. James and Winn debuted their combined creation of Th…

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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

BWW Recap: SUPERGIRL Welcomes Former Wonder Woman Lynda Carter as President by Nicole Ackman

On this week's episode of SUPERGIRL, former Wonder Woman Lynda Carter guest starred as the President, Mon-El finally woke up, and three new characters were introduced. When the President is …

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Monday, October 24, 2016

BWW CD Review: Dan and Laura Curtis's 'Overture' Showcases Talent of Broadway and West End by Nicole Ackman

On October 24, Dan and Laura Curtis will release their second studio album called, 'Overture.' The composers and musicians known for their album, 'Love on 42nd Street,' have returned with tw…

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Monday, October 10, 2016

BWW Recap: SUPERGIRL Gets a Visit from Her Super Cousin on Season Premiere by Nicole Ackman

On SUPERGIRL's exciting Season 2 premiere, she finally teams up with her cousin Superman to fight crime together. This episode brought new characters, surprising plot twists, difficult decis…

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Friday, October 7, 2016

BWW Preview: SUPERGIRL Flies Back with Season 2 and a New Network on Monday by Nicole Ackman

SUPERGIRL returns with Season 2 on Monday night, now on a different channel. There are lots of changes ahead this season from the new network to new casting to new plotlines. Will J'onn J'on…

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Monday, April 18, 2016

BWW Recap: SUPERGIRL Ends Season 1 with a Touching Finale by Nicole Ackman

On SUPERGIRL's intense finale of the season, Kara has to save the world from Non and Indigo's evil plan. In an episode that managed to encapsulate all of the show's great qualities from thro…

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Monday, April 11, 2016

BWW Recap: SUPERGIRL Tries to Fight Myriad by Nicole Ackman

This week's cliff-hanger episode of SUPERGIRL was the first part of the climax the show has been working toward the whole season. Non and Indigo are using Myriad to control all of the people…

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Monday, March 21, 2016

BWW Recap: SUPERGIRL Defends the 'Manhunter' by Nicole Ackman

On this week's episode of SUPERGIRL, the government is on a manhunt for the Martian Manhunter. After last week's Red Kryptonite incident, Kara needs to find a way to win back the city, Siobh…

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Monday, March 14, 2016

BWW Recap: SUPERGIRL Becomes Her Worst Self as Everything is 'Falling' Apart by Nicole Ackman

Superhero More like supervillain. On this week's episode of SUPERGIRL, Kara gets turned into the worst version of herself and everyone from Cat Grant to James to Alex has to deal with the co…

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Monday, February 29, 2016

BWW Recap: Solitude Isn't the Answer for Supergirl by Nicole Ackman

On this week's episode of SUPERGIRL, Kara tried to deal with a nasty alien on her own without the help of the DEO. Laura Vandervoort guest starred as Indigo, a cyber villian who wreaked havo…

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Monday, February 22, 2016

BWW Recap: SUPERGIRL Questions 'Truth, Justice, and the American Way' by Nicole Ackman

This week on SUPERGIRL, Kara's values come under questioning as she struggles with the idea of justice. The Master Jailer takes the fate of former Fort Rozz prisoners into his own hands, Cat…

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Monday, February 8, 2016

BWW Recap: SUPERGIRL Learns the Meaning of Family with Guest Star Laura Benanti by Nicole Ackman

This week's episode of SUPERGIRL explored the idea of family the family that you're born into and the family that you choose. With Kara trapped in a dream of life on Krypton, her best friend…

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Monday, February 1, 2016

BWW Recap: SUPERGIRL Goes Bizarro with Benoist's Real-Life Husband by Nicole Ackman

In this week's episode of SUPERGIRL, Kara faces off against Maxwell Lord's Superclone, while she also tries to navigate how to be in a relationship and be Supergirl at the same time.

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Monday, January 25, 2016

BWW Recap: SUPERGIRL Helps the Martian Manhunter Face His Past by Nicole Ackman

On this week's episode of SUPERGIRL, Kara helps Hank Henshaw or J'onn J'onzz or the Martian Manhunter or whatever you want to call him confront the White Martian and helps Cat Grant confront…

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Tuesday, December 15, 2015

BWW Recap: Aunt Astra Asks for SUPERGIRL'S Help by Nicole Ackman

On this week's episode of SUPERGIRL, Astra makes Kara question everything she thinks she knows about her aunt, CatCo faces an email hacking scandal, and Cat Grant finds out Kara's true ident…

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