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#294800 Dreamboats And Miniskirts - Dreamboats And Petticoats Sequel

Posted xanderl on 01 March 2014 - 06:06 PM

OMG!! Must book!!

Wonder if there will be a LND-style haterz campaign by a hardcore faction of Dreamboats and Petticoats fandom?

#294431 Peaches Christ Superstar

Posted xanderl on 26 February 2014 - 03:37 PM

Sir Tim only agreed on the condition she does a one-woman show "From Pear to Eternity" next year.

#293876 In The Heights

Posted xanderl on 22 February 2014 - 10:57 PM

View Postsam22, on 22 February 2014 - 06:48 PM, said:

Will there be space.for  a lot of dancing at the venue?

They managed to fit the Titanic in there :)

#293742 Rsc Henry 1V Trailer

Posted xanderl on 21 February 2014 - 06:12 PM

Wonder if there's ever been a radical production of the plays just billed as HIV parts 1 and 2

#293044 Famous People You've Seen In The Audience

Posted xanderl on 15 February 2014 - 06:00 PM

I hope you said it to him. He loves that.

#293012 1984 At The Almeida

Posted xanderl on 15 February 2014 - 10:18 AM

Tell the relatives you're worried about strong winds or flooding, then go to the play

#292752 Bad Behaviour At A Show

Posted xanderl on 13 February 2014 - 10:16 AM

Perhaps they'd booked thinking it was a concert by the disco act who had a hit in the 70s with "Boogie Oogie Oogie".

#292740 Single Seat Scandal - Going Alone Shouldn't Be A No-Go!

Posted xanderl on 13 February 2014 - 08:50 AM

Single seat bookers fight back



BEIJING (AFP) - Couples looking to enjoy a romantic Valentine's Day at one Chinese cinema will be out of luck this Friday, thwarted by singles who bought up all the odd-numbered seats.
According to the Shanghai Morning Post, a group of Internet users reserved every other seat at a Valentine's night showing of "Beijing Love Story" at a movie theatre in the city's Xintiandi shopping complex.

#292656 Bad Behaviour At A Show

Posted xanderl on 12 February 2014 - 04:07 PM

View PostEmiCardiff, on 12 February 2014 - 01:33 PM, said:

I had some very loud 'booing' at the WNO's 'Manon' at the weekend, interestingly he applauded the performers and conductor and just booed the director/designer when they came out (it was opening night)

Could have been worse ...


#292594 Coriolanus

Posted xanderl on 12 February 2014 - 10:40 AM

Given average life expectancy when Lear was written was about 40, presumably a "very old" man would be a lot younger than today. So SRB is probably too young.

#292578 American Psycho

Posted xanderl on 12 February 2014 - 08:51 AM

From Rupert Goold in the Guardian this morning ...



American Psycho will likely make it three in a row this autumn. Though the transfer has not yet been not confirmed, Goold told the Guardian: "We are very likely to give it a future life." He expected a West End transfer around "the end of the year," with a stint in America likely to follow.

#291898 Henry V

Posted xanderl on 06 February 2014 - 05:59 PM

I'm enjoying this thread much more than I enjoyed the production

#291865 Rsc Autumn Season

Posted xanderl on 06 February 2014 - 09:36 AM

Last season was a similar shot of Antony Sher so I assume they now have then up either side of their mantelpiece

Suspect you are right about Kev

#291789 Happy Days The Musical

Posted xanderl on 05 February 2014 - 02:30 PM

Surprised by this - Thought it would do well in the birthplace of Samuel Beckett

#291749 King Lear - Nt

Posted xanderl on 05 February 2014 - 08:50 AM

I find the front rows at the Olivier a bit cramped so if one of those is on the aisle I'd keep that one.