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Welcome to TheatreWhippet, an independent theatre reviewing website covering the West Midlands, Stratford and London. The place for fresh, honest reviews. TheatreWhippet covers everything from Shakespeare to Sondheim so whether you're looking for musical or straight play theatre inspiration, amateur or professional, you've come to the right place.

Check out reviews for a wide range of theatre here. Hopefully you'll be tempted to whip off to the theatre yourself.

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17/08
Cats

Cats

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Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, based on ‘Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats’ by T S Eliot | Kilworth House Theatre, Leicestershire | Directed by Nick Winston Nick Winston’s new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s hit musical at Kilworth House Theatre delivers on every level: this is ‘Cats’ as you’ve never seen it before. Fresh, […]

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04/07
Chicago

Chicago

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John Kander and Fred Ebb | Lakeside Arts Theatre, Nottingham | Directed by Adam Guest Encore Performing Arts, directed by Adam Guest, rise to the considerable challenge of staging this dark and raunchy tale of women getting away with murder in a production bursting with sexiness and sass.

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27/06
Deadtown

Deadtown

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Ivan Arsenjev and Petr Forman | Birmingham Repertory Theatre | Directed by Petr Forman This is a unique piece of hypnotic theatre which shifts from vaudevillian circus to something far more fantastic as we are invited to journey into the depths of the Wild West with a host of comedians, illusionists, gunfighters and beautiful ladies.

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25/06
All My Sons

All My Sons

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Arthur Miller | Highbury Theatre, Sutton Coldfield | Directed by Ian Appleby In this latest Highbury Players production, director Ian Appleby has assembled an impressive cast, each effective in conveying how the ghostly presence of two absent characters exercises a profound influence over their lives. It’s a bold, powerful realisation of Miller’s intense family drama.

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