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Dancer, singer … spy: France’s Panthéon to honour Josephine Baker
The performer will be the first Black woman to enter the mausoleum, in recognition of her wartime work

Jon Henleyin Paris

28, Nov, 2021 @2:09 PM

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‘We were a little naive’: staging Cabaret, in the 60s and now
As a new staging of Cabaret starring Eddie Redmayne and Jessie Buckley opens in London, director Rebecca Frecknall and 94-year-old original composer John Kander swap stories

Sarah Crompton

20, Nov, 2021 @3:00 PM

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La Clique review – intimate alt cabaret full of giddy thrills
From a sword-swallowing fire-breather to high-risk rollerskaters and the Incredible Hula Boy, this is sexy, edgy, head-exploding stuff

Lyndsey Winship

19, Nov, 2021 @11:54 AM

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Omari Douglas: ‘After It’s a Sin, I’ve realised that I was always supported for who I was’
As he begins a West End run in the musical Cabaret, the It’s a Sin star talks about his part in breaking down racial and sexual barriers in theatre and TV

Christine Ochefu

18, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Luminosa review – an intimate night of close-up circus cabaret
A 10-strong troupe featuring trapeze artists and foot jugglers delivers a warm, sometimes silly and gloriously unglamorous show

Lyndsey Winship

23, Sep, 2021 @5:25 PM

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Pecs: The Boys Are Back in Town review – drag kings cast off lockdown woes and double denims
Creative cabaret from John Travulva, Loose Willis and the gang celebrates reopened queer spaces and non-binary beauty

Kate Wyver

01, Sep, 2021 @11:12 AM

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Alan Cumming Is Not Acting His Age review – much music, little material
This lightweight cabaret-style set sells its subject short, even if Cumming can belt out a power ballad convincingly

Arifa Akbar

29, Aug, 2021 @10:12 AM

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Wonderville review – pick ‘n’ mix variety show loses its magic
This confusing concoction of cabaret, holiday camp entertainment, panto and pub act fails to showcase its talented illusionists

Arifa Akbar

03, Aug, 2021 @12:02 PM

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Alan Cumming’s treasured objects: ‘It seems cumbersome and profligate but it works’
Australia’s adopted cabaret superstar on how he stays organised, and the emotional potency of a Minnie Mouse snow globe

As told to Katie Cunningham

29, Jun, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Hear the people sing! Musicals are back – and they’re retuned for a new generation
We all had our ways to cope with isolation. For me, it was music from Evita, Hamilton, and more. Now as UK venues reopen, a flood of diverse, fresh shows and revivals are due on stage and screen

Ellie Violet Bramley

20, Jun, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Alyssa: Memoirs of a Queen review – ego fest with a helping of humility
RuPaul’s Drag Race star Alyssa Edwards rampages into the West End and has an easy way with the crowd

Brian Logan

09, Jun, 2021 @6:12 PM

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Eddie Redmayne to return to London theatre in Cabaret with Jessie Buckley
The actor’s first West End role in 10 years will be directed by Rebecca Frecknall in a bespoke recreated Kit Kat Club

Chris Wiegand

21, May, 2021 @10:02 AM

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