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Friday, October 18, 2019

Alicia Alonso death: Revered Cuban ballet star dies aged 98 by Roisin O'Connor, Roisin O'Connor

Cuba's president thanked her for her 'immortal work'

Linked From The Independent at 04:12AM
Friday, August 23, 2019

Edinburgh Fringe Festival urged to tackle sexual harassment as female performers report groping and lewd comments by Roisin O'Connor, Roisin O'Connor

An estimated 30,000 male and female artists perform at the Fringe festival, across 3,500 shows

Linked From The Independent at 03:33AM
Thursday, July 18, 2019

It's a Wonderful Life: Paul McCartney writes first musical stage version of Frank Capra film by Roisin O'Connor, Roisin O'Connor

Beatles legend is working with West End producer Bill Kenwright on the musical adaptation of Frank Capra's beloved 1946 film

Linked From The Independent at 04:12AM
Monday, April 8, 2019

Oliver Awards winners in full: Company and The Inheritance take home top prizes by Roisin O'Connor, Roisin O'Connor

Ceremony took place at the Royal Albert Hall in London and was attended by the Duchess of Cambridge

Linked From The Independent at 02:05AM
Friday, March 8, 2019

Maxine Peake to star as Nico in play about the Velvet Underground singer's 'dark side' by Roisin O'Connor, Roisin O'Connor

Actor will star in the production that will 'take you to uncomfortable places'

Linked From The Independent at 04:46AM
Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Olivier Awards 2019: The Inheritance, Company and Come From Away lead nominations by Roisin O'Connor, Roisin O'Connor

In the Best Actor category, Ian McKellen received his 11th Olivier nomination for his performance as King Lear

Linked From The Independent at 08:45AM
Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Sergei Polunin: Ballet dancer's Putin posts on Instagram cause uproar in his native Ukraine by Roisin O'Connor, Roisin O'Connor

Polunin's recent praise for Vladimir Putin – just as tension with Russia is escalating over the seizure of three Ukrainian boats and their crews – has prompted controversy on social media

Linked From The Independent at 06:33AM
Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Kanye West apologises for 'lack of etiquette' at The Cher Show opening night by Roisin O'Connor, Roisin O'Connor

Rapper isn't the first person to be called out for using his phone during a live theatre show

Linked From The Independent at 04:04AM
Friday, November 9, 2018

Ian McKellen announces one-man theatre tour around UK to celebrate 80th birthday by Roisin O'Connor, Roisin O'Connor

Actor wants to give back to local theatre with a tour next year

Linked From The Independent at 06:33AM
Monday, August 27, 2018

Neil Simon dead: Celebrated New York playwright dies aged 91 by Roisin O'Connor, Roisin O'Connor

'Master of comedy' won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1991 along with several Tony Awards

Linked From The Independent at 04:42AM
Saturday, June 16, 2018

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie actor calls out theatre critic for calling her 'overweight' by Roisin O'Connor, Roisin O'Connor

Nicola Coughlan claimed this was the second time Philip Fisher had referenced her weight in a review

Linked From The Independent at 06:18AM
Monday, April 9, 2018

Olivier Awards 2018, winners list in full: Hamilton sweeps ceremony with seven gongs by Roisin O'Connor, Roisin O'Connor

Hamilton matched Matilda's 2012 record for the most Olivier Awards won by a musical

Linked From The Independent at 03:01AM
Sunday, February 18, 2018

Andrew Lloyd Webber reveals battle with mental health issues: 'It was utterly despairing' by Roisin O'Connor, Roisin O'Connor

Impresario behind works such as Evita and Phantom of the Opera opens up about his mental health struggles in a new book

Linked From The Independent at 05:47AM
Wednesday, January 3, 2018

N.E.R.D dancer Mette Towley: 'I physically show up and protest via performance - I tear apart symbols of injustice' by Roisin O'Connor, Roisin O'Connor

Dancer from Pharrell's troupe 'The Baes' on starring in the N.E.R.D videos for 'Lemon' and '1000', her responsibility as an artist, and smashing white supr…

Linked From The Independent at 08:55AM
Friday, December 1, 2017

Beastie Boys member supports women accusing his father, playwright Israel Horovitz, of sexual misconduct by Roisin O'Connor, Roisin O'Connor

78-year-old said he has a different memory of some events but apologised to 'any woman who has ever felt compromised by my actions'

Linked From The Independent at 06:36AM
Monday, February 6, 2017

Super Bowl 51: Hamilton cast sing stunning rendition of 'America the Beautiful' with adapted lyrics by Roisin O'Connor, Roisin O'Connor

The lyric change to include 'and sisterhood' drew roars of approval from the Super Bowl audience

Linked From The Independent at 05:03AM
Wednesday, January 4, 2017
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