Met HD: Tosca (2018)

[fivestar] It was only two weeks ago that I saw Jonathan Kent's ninth revival of Tosca at the Royal Opera House with Joseph Calleja, Gerald Finley and Adrianne Pieczonka (my thoughts here). Now I'm reporting…

The Culture of bullying at the theatre work…

The hashtags #Metoo and #TimesUp originate from the rise of sexual allegations and harassment cases revealed within the wider theatre, film and entertainment industries since the latter part of 2018. After media outlets announced the sexual allegations claims…

Malin Bystrom as Salome, 2018 Royal Opera House / Clive Barda

Royal Opera House: Salome (2018)

Looking at Salome through a post-Weinstein veil [fourstar] Ten years ago I saw David McVicar’s production of Salome. Back then it was brand new not only to the Royal Opera House and also to me.…

January 1 – 7 2018: Golden Globes, #Times…

Welcome! Here's a roundup of news, posts, bits and pieces I've been sharing on Social Media since Day 1 of 2018. THEATRE: The Globe has announced that they will be showing a new production of…