The Beaux Stratagem
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The Beaux’ Stratagem, National Theatre (Olivier), London — review

The discreetly reshaped Restoration comedy works beautifully

The Life of a Song

As it was, the song written by Burt Bacharach was a gift for every easy-listening singer on the planet
Procol Harum, c1970 ©Getty
The song’s complicated history stretches all the way from Bach to the House of Lords
Teresita Fernández's 'Fata Morgana' (2015) at Madison Square Park. Photo: Yasunori Matsui
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Rooftop, garden and park exhibitions, New York — review

This summer’s outdoor art is both underfoot and over our heads

Mark Knopfler live at Albert Hall
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Mark Knopfler, O2 Arena, London — review

The quiet, reflective tone was ill-suited to the arena setting

LA BOHEME_The Royal Opera; MIMI ; ANNA NETREBKO, RODOLFO; JOSEPH CALLEJA, MARCELLO; LUCAS MEACHEM, MUSETTA; JENNIFER ROWLEY, SCHAUNARD; SIMONE DEL SAVIO , COLLINE; MARCO VINCO , BENOIT; JEREMY WHITE, ALCINDORO; RYLAND DAVIES, PARPIGNOL; LUKE PRICE,
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La bohème, Royal Opera House, London — review

The 40-year-old production has a starry cast for its farewell run

Ben Batt as Cash and Katie Moore as Cazza in 'The Funfair' at Home in Manchester. Photo: Graeme Cooper
©Photo: Graeme Cooper

The Funfair, Home, Manchester — review

Manchester’s new venue opens with a metaphor for a sick society

PAUL MCCARTNEY LONDON O2 ARENA 23/MAY 2015 EDITORIAL ONLY-NOT TO BE USED AFTER 30 DAYS PHOTOGRAPH BY: ANGELA LUBRANO PLEASE CONTACT: LIVEPIX
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Paul McCartney, O2 Arena, London — review

Lacking energy and overlong but lifted by a surprise appearance

Isabella Boylston in 'Giselle' at American Ballet Theatre. Photo: Mira
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Giselle, American Ballet Theatre, New York — review

The leads kindled a beautifully attuned love between their characters

Carmen - Bizet - Glyndebourne - 23 May 2015 Conductor - Jakub Hrusa Director - David McVicar Revival Director - Marie Lambert Set Designer - Michael Vale Costume Designer - Sue Blane Choreographer - Andrew George Revival Choreographer - Emily Piercy Lighting Designer - Paule Constable Fight Director - Nicholas Hall Morales, a corporal - Gavan Ring Micaela, a peasant girl - Lucy Crowe Don Jose, a corporal - Pavel Cernoch Zuniga, a lieutenant - Simon Lim Carmen, a gypsy - Stephanie d’Oustrac Frasquita, a friend of Carmen’s - Eliana Pretorian Mercedes, a friend of Carmen - Rihab Chaieb Lillas Pastia, an innkeeper - Anthony Wise Escamillo, a toreador - David Soar Le Dancaire, a smuggler - Christophe Gay Le Remendado, a smuggler - Loic Felix Guide - Michael Wallace
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Carmen, Glyndebourne, Sussex, UK — review

Stéphanie d’Oustrac brings a wily intelligence to the title role

Peter Pan performed at the Open Air Theatre Regent's Park Centre Hiran Abeysekera as Peter Pan, Kae Alexander as Wendy, ©Alastair Muir 20.05.15
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Peter Pan, Open Air Theatre, London — review

A first world war setting transforms JM Barrie’s classic story

Cannes Film Festival: winners and losers

The surprise Palme d’Or recipient and the final films shown

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