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Saturday, February 15, 2020

maliphantworks3; Cowpuncher My Ass; Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch: Bluebeard – review by Bidisha

Coronet; Queen Elizabeth Hall; Sadler’s Wells, LondonDana Fouras bows out in style, Holly Blakey delivers a frenzy of self-loathing, and Pina Bausch’s Bluebeard was worth the wait Russel…

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Sunday, February 9, 2020

Sampled; Michael Keegan-Dolan: Mám review – shoe shuffle to wild shindig by Bidisha

Sadler’s Wells, London An annual taster festival showcased myriad styles with mixed results. And Michael Keegan-Dolan returned with an intoxicating night way out west The annual Sampled fe…

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Sunday, February 2, 2020

Company Wayne McGregor: Autobiography; Julie Cunningham: fire bird – review by Bidisha

Laban theatre; the Yard, LondonThe personal is universal in McGregor’s riveting genetic extravaganza, while Cunningham finds witty resonance in Stravinsky Devised in 2017, Autobiography is…

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Sunday, January 19, 2020

Le Corsaire; Resolution review – ridiculously entertaining by Bidisha

Coliseum; the Place, LondonEnglish National Ballet delivers a bravura, gravity-defying Le Corsaire. At the Place, a faith-restoring showcase of new talent Le Corsaire is a 19th-century fever…

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Monday, December 16, 2019

The Snow Queen; Nutcracker review – cold comfort by Bidisha

Festival theatre, Edinburgh; Coliseum, LondonThe icy monarch meets her match in Scottish Ballet’s sensuous new production, while English National Ballet’s Clara dreams on Scottish Ballet…

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Sunday, December 1, 2019

Myself UK: Decade; Madhavi Mudgal’s Vistar – review by Bidisha

Stratford Circus Arts Centre; Sadler’s Wells, LondonNew works hit home as hip-hop collective Myself UK hits 10. And Indian classical dance that feels like new In front of a wildly supporti…

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Sunday, November 17, 2019

The Sleeping Beauty; Rambert Event review – total ballerina focus and stale fruitcake by Bidisha

Royal Opera House; Sadler’s Wells, LondonA spectacular Princess Aurora graces a Royal Ballet favourite in dire need of an update, while Merce Cunningham isn’t best served by Rambert’s …

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Sunday, November 3, 2019

The Future Bursts In; Birmingham Royal Ballet: Mixed Programme – review by Bidisha

Linbury theatre, Royal Opera House; Sadler’s Wells, LondonHip-hop, waltzes and t’ai chi share the stage in a restless, male-led tribute to Merce Cunningham, while Sinatra stars for BRB T…

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Friday, May 1, 2015

Carry on, Carrie. Yours is the blood-streaked face of female vengeance by Bidisha

Spoiler alert: When Stephen King’s telekinetic hero – now back in musical form – finally uncorks her power, she releases the rage we women must repress Continue reading...

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Friday, February 17, 2012

'It unlocks you from the inside': staging Véronique Olmi's remarkable infanticide novel by Bidisha

For years, no British publisher would touch Veronique Olmi's novel about a woman who kills her children. But now it is taking on a life of its ownA play adapted from a French novella about a…

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