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THEATRE REVIEW: Clifford Odets’s ‘Rocket to the Moon’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – American playwright Clifford Odets’s 1938 play “Rocket to the Moon” raises more questions than it answers but a captivating performance by Jessica Raine (pictured top), as a young woman who is catnip for every man … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: David Hare’s ‘The Power of Yes’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Not so much a play as a staged documentary, David Hare’s insightful “The Power of Yes” at the National Theatre is the result of the playwright acting as a journalist in search of the reasons … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: ‘Desperately Seeking Susan’ the musical

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Pumped up and shrill, the sound system almost overwhelms some decent performances of classic Blondie songs in the new stage musical based on the film “Desperately Seeking Susan.” It’s not a bad idea at all … Continue reading

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