For anyone who has ever searched to find their way, here is a re-telling of the myth and even more remarkable reality behind the handy, all-purpose, pocket-sized A-Z Street Guide of 23,000 streets (with house numbers).
In 1936, Phyllis Pearsall left her husband in Venice and came to find her way in London. Then she received a telegram from her father, map publisher Alexander Gross.
Winner of the 2008 Tony Award for Best Musical, In The Heights is an exhilarating journey into Washington Heights, one of Manhattan’s most vibrant communities – a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always open and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music. It’s a community on the brink of change, full of hopes, dreams and pressures, where the biggest struggle can be deciding which traditions to take with you, and which ones to leave behind.
Ben Moor’s astonishing solo comedy about love, friendship and human connection at uncertain times roams across the capital for five performances visiting London’s compass points.
Funny and romantic, cryptic and surreal, poetic and uplifting: in a chaotic world, populated by self-conscious bees, time-travelling ghosts and corporate thwarts, a complicit businessman creates a social catastrophe of his own life. Whichever way the story goes, each of us has to part to play.
Alongside the Starbucks and organic food stores popping up in Uptown Chicago, Arthur Przybyszewski runs the small donut shop set up by his Polish immigrant father. Neglected by its owner and damaged by local vandals, Superior Donuts survives on a diverse group of loyal local customers. But when he employs excitable romantic Franco, Arthur is forced to confront the modern reality of the American Dream.