Thursday, March 23, 2017

The English Touring Theatre have come to town with a production that captures all the joy of theatre and left the audience at The Cambridge Arts filled with delight and the sincerest appreciation.

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UN Court
Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Cambridge was treated to an evening with the superlative Philharmonia Orchestra at The Corn Exchange on Saturday, March 4.

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

The Richard Alston Dance Company returned to Cambridge Arts Theatre with four pieces inspired by an eclectic range of music, ranging from Benjamin Britten’s setting of Friedrich Holderlin’s poetry, to contemporary Romany music with a drum ‘n bass beat.

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Cheek By Jowl return to The Cambridge Arts Theatre with a production of Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale which is as disturbing and chaotic as modern times.

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UN Court
Wednesday, November 23, 2016

After nearly 90 years, is Lady Chatterley’s Lover still naughty? This adaptation of D.H. Lawrence’s notorious novel at the Arts Theatre, is a veritable kit-off fest as the posh Lady Chatterley gets on down with the earthy gamekeeper Mellors. She does this many many times – one reason why the play is a very long one, almost three hours.

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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

A female soldier stands centre stage, aims her rifle at the audience and fires. This is the startling, if puzzling, opening of the new production of King Lear. The shooter is in fact Cordelia, the young daughter of the mythical monarch of Britain. She will (spoiler alert!) come to a sticky end as do all but two of the characters in Shakespeare’s very strange, very dark, very long play.

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United Kingdom
Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Is it always right to choose a more exciting life than the (perhaps) humdrum one you already have?

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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Why is there pain and suffering in a world with a God who loves humanity?

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Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris at Cambridge Arts Theatre until Saturday, May 14.

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United States
Thursday, April 21, 2016

If you like your Gilbert and Sullivan served in a traditional way: Victorian costumes and unfussy singing, you may want to give this HMS Pinafore a wide berth. Sasha Regan’s all-male version of the 1878 operetta tears up the D’Oyly Carte songbook to create a rather audacious, determinedly beefy but somehow unsatisfying production.

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Friday, April 15, 2016

If you have no plans this weekend, the best plan is to see Of Mice and Men. As Robert Burns almost said: “The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry.” Boy, do they just?

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