NEWS: Victoria and Albert Museum Announces First UK Exhibition Dedicated to Fashion Designer Cristóbal Balenciaga

The Victoria and Albert Museum has today confirmed that it will be presenting the first UK exhibition exploring the career and legacy of Cristóbal Balenciaga.  This first UK display devoted to the designer will look at his approach to making and will showcase pieces by his protégés and contemporary designers working in the same innovative way today.… Read More

PREVIEW: Big Guns, The Yard Theatre

Following the success of In the Night Time (Before The Sun Rises) at the Gate Theatre, Big Guns is the new play from Nina Segal, playing at The Yard Theatre from the 21st March.  Directed by Dan Hutton, Big Guns is an unsettling play that looks at a society that is preoccupied by violence and how… Read More

NEWS: The Royal Opera Announces New Opera by George Benjamin and Martin Crimp

The Royal Opera has announced that it will be co-commissioning and co-producing a new opera with Dutch National Opera , Hamburg State Opera, Opéra de Lyon , Lyric Opera of Chicago, Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona  and Teatro Real, Madrid – written by George Benjamin and Martin Crimp.  Premiering May 2018, Lessons in Love and Violence… Read More

NEWS: Collecting Europe Opens at the Victoria and Albert Museum

As the debate about the future of Europe continues, the Victoria and Albert Museum will showcase twelve contemporary art installations which imagines what Europe will look like in 2000 years time.  All of the installations on display have been commissioned by the Goethe-Institut London and the V&A, exhibited as part of the free week-long festival Collecting… Read More

Review Round Up: Dirty Great Love Story, Arts Theatre

Having begun as a 10 minute poetry duet in 2010, Katie Bonna and Richard Marsh’s has been developed into a play about the modern difficulties of dating. But does it charm the critics?  The Stage: *** “Dirty Great Love Story is packed with unexpected rhymes and deft comic imagery. These are the best, most inventive element… Read More

NEWS: London Musical Theatre Orchestra Announces First Concerts of 2017

Following the successful performances of State Fair at Cadogan Hall and A Christmas Carol at the Lyceum Theatre, the London Musical Theatre Orchestra has announced its first shows for 2017.  Today, the orchestra confirmed that in March they will be taking to the London Palladium stage to perform the stylish score of Honeymoon in Vegas,… Read More

NEWS: Royal Shakespeare Company’s Queen Anne to Transfer to the West End

It has been confirmed that the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Queen Anne will transfer to the Theatre Royal Haymarket from the 30th June.  It was also confirmed that Romala Garai and Emma Cunniffe will be starring in this West End transfer, running at the Theatre Royal Haymarket from the 30th June until the 30th September. Written… Read More

PREVIEW: America After the Fall, Royal Academy of Arts

The Royal Academy of Arts will present an exhibition examining the economic, political and aesthetic climate that followed in the decade after the Wall Street Crash.  (c) Royal Academy of Arts, YouTube. This new exhibition draws from collections across America to showcase 45 paintings that depict the struggles that America faced as seen by some… Read More