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The music, while valiantly performed, seemed to be trying to attract attention to itself in every bar


The collective spreading cheer to Brexit-weary Brits

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Company review, Gielgud Theatre, London: Patti LuPone steals the show

Bobby becomes Bobbie in this female-led version of the sexual revolution classic


From Hamilton to Sylvia: The new wave of woke musicals

Hamilton, Fun Home, Suffrageddon, Sylvia, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, and Misty aren’t traditional musicals – their scores are hip hop, pop, R&B, soul, grime, garage and funk 


Celebrated playwright Neil Simon dies aged 91

'Master of comedy' won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1991 along with several Tony Awards



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