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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.

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Educating Rita

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Willy Russell | Crescent Theatre | Directed by Fi Cotton Willy Russell’s modern classic feels fresh and excitingly alive in the Crescent Theatre’s latest studio production.

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Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime

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Constance Cox, based on Oscar Wilde | Lichfield Garrick Theatre | Directed by Lucy Dufaye The wit and joy of Wilde’s language shines through in Lichfield Players’ latest production. A short story first published in 1887, ‘Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime’ contains so many of the ingredients audiences would come to love in the plays of Oscar […]

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Les Misérables

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Alain Boublil & Claude-Michel Schonberg | Sutton Coldfield Town Hall | Directed by Georgia Young Revolution is in the air at Sutton Coldfield’s Town Hall. Do you hear the people sing? Musicals don’t come more famous than Boublil and Schonberg’s redemption story of Jean Valjean, the convict turned mayor at the centre of this epic story […]

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Duplicity for Beginners

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Ben Mills-Wood | Blue Orange Theatre | Directed by Simon Ravenhill With murder in the mix, Ben Mills-Wood’s latest play delivers frantic farce with a difference in this latest ambitious offering from the Jewellery Quarter’s Blue Orange Theatre, directed by Simon Ravenhill.

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