Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Seeing red on The Color Purple by Mark Shenton

How religious freedoms and freedom of speech are clashing over the casting of the lead in a new regional production of The Color Purple.

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Monday, March 18, 2019
Thursday, March 14, 2019

Lost in transatlantic translation? by Mark Shenton

How reviews for Joshua Harmon's Admissions are strikingly different to its press reception in New York.

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019

The triple opening night (and how I managed to get to all three of them) by Mark Shenton

How three shows all opened on Tuesday March 12 -- but I managed to review all three of them.

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Monday, March 11, 2019
Friday, March 8, 2019

Celebrating women in theatre on International Women’s Day by Mark Shenton

The representation of women in stories told on stage , and/or by women, which I've watched WITH women, are a great way to celebrate International Women's Day.

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Thursday, March 7, 2019

Tartuffe in duplicate… and a critical to-and-fro by Mark Shenton

What happens when a critic not only writes his own version of a Moliere classic -- but then reviews a rival version.

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Wednesday, March 6, 2019

A new beginning and a Twitterversary by Mark Shenton

I step away from my close association with The Stage -- and I celebrate my 10th anniversary on Twitter

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Friday, February 8, 2019

The joys (and some of the pitfalls) of blogging by Mark Shenton

Why I'm going to blog about theatre more.

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Monday, February 4, 2019

The ever-present dangers of social media by Mark Shenton

As another artistic director falls prey to the Twitter mob, I review my own relationship with the medium.

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Tuesday, January 1, 2019

What I’m looking forward to in 2019: London, fringe, regional and Broadway (on and off) by Mark Shenton

Shows to look forward to in 2019, from the West End and Broadway to regional theatre in the UK and fringe.

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Thursday, December 27, 2018

The Year in Brief: 2018 in review(s) by Mark Shenton

Some of the shows I missed in 2018 -- and some of the shows I loved.

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Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Monday, November 12, 2018

The week in brief (w/e November 11) by Mark Shenton

News and reviews from London and Broadway, plus interviews and tweets of the week.

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