While the musical inevitably simplifies complex issues, it seamlessly integrates some of the debate about Britain’s attitudes towards refugees and asylum seekers. With these issues as relevant today as they were when the show premiered in 2012, Glasgow Girls is a powerful, compelling plea for seeing refugees as people rather than just faceless statistics.
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Janis Joplin: Full Tilt Theatre Royal Stratford East 3 Stars Book Tickets This Edinburgh Fringe sell out is the closest thing you will get to watching Janis Joplin in concert. A hybrid of live gig and monologue, the play gives voice to both the talent and the trauma that led Janis into a life of […]
A production that charts the rise of Janis Joplin, one of rock’s greatest female icons, opens Theatre Royal Stratford East’s 2016 season on 10 February 2016. The show picked up multiple awards, and sold out its runs at Edinburgh’s Fringe Festival and is directed by critically acclaimed theatre actress and director, Cora Bissett. Angie Darcy […]