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Evita , Dominion Theatre, London

It's the oldest cliche in showbiz to stay a star is born, but one has arrived in Madelena Alberto in the title role of the West End's new Evita.

Evita review shout it loud, showgirl dictatorship is back with a bang

Madalena Alberto skilfully avoids sentimentality in reviving the musical life of Argentinas favourite dictators wife, though sound issues blunt the sharpness of Tim Rices lyrics.

Evita, Dominion Theatre

Like their divisive protagonist, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice could reasonably be accused of valuing style over substance: indelible extravaganza Evita subscribes to the cult of celebrity without truly interrogating it, nor are we given enough dramati

Evita, Dominion Theatre, review: an 'air of hollowness'

Dominic Cavendish finds equal parts of 'beauty and bombast' in Evita's return to the West End, starring Madalena Alberto as Eva.

The Liberation of Colette Simple review witty and energetic

This plucky experiment in theatrical form, inspired by an early Tennessee Williams play, brings together a multiplicity of distinctive voices.

Forbidden Broadway

All hail to the creators, cast and producers of Forbidden Broadway: not only do they keep it bang up-to-date, but they also adapt to their surroundings.

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street - ENO - The Coliseum

Academy Award-winning actress Emma Thompson and international star Bryn Terfel reprise their roles as Mrs Lovett and Sweeney Todd in Stephen Sondheim’s gloriously gruesome musical Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Find out the macabre s

Review: Forbidden Broadway (Vaudeville Theatre)

The legendary revue returns, taking pot shots at The Book of Mormon and Once.

Forbidden Broadway - Vaudeville Theatre

Forbidden Broadway is muscling its way into the dazzling West End! For eleven weeks only, the funniest show in London lands at the Vaudeville theatre and prepares to unleash its wicked humour on anyone and any show in its sights! This is your chance to

Will Sweeney Todd really help ENO?

Emma Thompson and Bryn Terfel are to star in Sweeney Todd at the London Coliseum. But who will benefit, asks Rupert Christiansen.