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Matthew Bourne’s ‘Lord of the Flies’ a dance triumph

By Ray Bennett When you are not well versed in an art form it’s a joy to feel suddenly that you get it. Matthew Bourne’s production of “Lord of the Flies”, choreographed by co-director Scott Ambler, is so vital, clear … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Lost Musicals’ ‘The Band Wagon’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – One of the most acclaimed Broadway revues of the 1930s – “The Band Wagon” by George S. Kaufman, Arthur Schwartz and Howard Dietz – is on show in concert for the first time in Europe, … Continue reading

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THEATRE REVIEW: Orson Welles’s ‘Around the World’

By Ray Bennett LONDON – The concert presentation of the musical “Around the World,” created in 1946 by Orson Welles and Cole Porter (below left) from the Jules Verne novel about Phileas Fogg traversing the globe in 80 days, has … Continue reading

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