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Passing Places

Passing Places

A road movie, according to Wikipedia, is “a film genre in which the main characters leave home on a road trip,” during which “the hero changes, grows or improves over the course of the story”. While its literary roots can be traced back to epics as old as The Odyssey and The Aeneid, it’s not the most common theatrical form, not least because multiple locations are more challenging to create within a singular performance space... 

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Gauhar Jaan – The Datia Incident
Gauhar Jaan – The Datia Incident

Looking at a beautifully lit and visually enticing set on a traverse stage, this production of Gauhar Jaan - The Datia Incident looks very promising... 

Instructions for Correct Assembly
Instructions for Correct Assembly

If The Royal Court’s reputation for producing work that’s a little ahem, “arty” has put you off making a visit recently for fear of Death by Pretension, then the enjoyable and easily accessible Instructions For Correct Assembly may be the show to help you brush those fears aside... 

The White Plague
The White Plague

The White Plague, presented by theatre company Ferodo Bridges’, is a lovely adaptation of a wonderful story but fails in delivery to live up to its promise... 

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Features

Everything your ever wanted to know about Brighton Fringe but were afraid to ask

Everything your ever wanted to know about Brighton Fringe but were afraid to ask

We’re delighted to announce that 2018 will also be Broadway Baby’s biggest ever Brighton Fringe. Having gathered the largest team in Broadway Baby’s history, hundreds of shows will be reviewed by our experienced and passionate reviewers. We’ve complied a handy Q&A with the most popular questions we’ve been asked over the past few weeks... 

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The Spiegeltent returns to Underbelly Southbank Festival
The Spiegeltent returns to Underbelly Southbank Festival

Underbelly Festival’s 10th year on the Southbank went off with a bang in April with the London premiere of the effervescent, multicoloured Circus Abyssinia, and May looks set to be even more exciting with the opening of the iconic Paradiso Spiegeltent – a West End for the weird and wonderful – on 28 April. 

Broadway Baby appoints Elanor Parker as Brighton Fringe Editor
Broadway Baby appoints Elanor Parker as Brighton Fringe Editor

Broadway Baby, the largest reviewer of Brighton Fringe has appointed Elanor Parker as its Brighton Editor... 

How To Write A Press Release
How To Write A Press Release

Writing a press release that a journalist will use is a skill even experienced PRs can get wrong. Broadway Baby publisher, Pete Shaw, has been a journalist for over 30 years and can give you some pointers to getting it right. 

Interviews

Nick Gilbert has some questions to ask about masculinity. Are you a New Age man?

Nick Gilbert has some questions to ask about masculinity. Are you a New Age man?

Nick Gilbert takes the role of a TV game show host as he explores the issues of masculinity in his new show at Greenwich Theatre Studio from 12-14 April. 

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Ireland, abortion and the eighth amendment with Yokes Night writer Scott Lyons
Ireland, abortion and the eighth amendment with Yokes Night writer Scott Lyons

SoHo Playhouse (New York) and Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2016 favourite Yokes Night electrified and shocked audiences with an anarchic misadventure of a night out in Dublin where an Irish law blunder resulted in a loophole where all drugs were legal for 24 hours... 

Buddhism, Development and Daphne with Screenwriter Nico Mensinga
Buddhism, Development and Daphne with Screenwriter Nico Mensinga

Daphne is a coming-of-age movie about a 28, sorry, 31-year-old woman who witnesses a stabbing in a corner shop... 

Double Denim Duo on Working With not Against the Audience
Double Denim Duo on Working With not Against the Audience

Australian comedians Michelle Brasier and Laura Frew made their duo debut at this year’s Fringe as Double Denim, having previously performed as part of Backpack Anorak... 

Latest Listings

Eleanor Tiernan: Success Without a Sex Tape

Eleanor Tiernan: Success Without a Sex Tape

Chronic Irish over-thinker Eleanor Tiernan would like to think it’s possible to keep some things private. Is she delusional?  

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If I Were You: Jake Hurwitz and Amir Blumenfeld
If I Were You: Jake Hurwitz and Amir Blumenfeld

Jake Hurwitz and Amir Blumenfeld bring their advice podcast "If I Were You" to the stage! Join our hosts as they dispense wisdom on areas of life they are qualified to talk about... 

Wendy to the Waterfall
Wendy to the Waterfall

Wendy has lived in her psychiatric ward for the last two years and prides herself on being the town's cinephile... 

Passing Places
Passing Places

A road movie, according to Wikipedia, is “a film genre in which the main characters leave home on a road trip,” during which “the hero changes, grows or improves over the course of the story”...