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Let’s stop adapting for the stage for the sake of it

Image courtesy of ING Nederland/Flickr. Adapting from novels and films has long been a part of the theatrical tradition but there is arguably a need to discuss whether or not we have become too reliant on them. Looking at how adaptations are faring at the awards, we can make broad strokes about their dominance on […]

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Shrek The Musical

Image courtesy of Helen Maybanks. The Playhouse Theatre is currently emanating a green glow to announce the arrival of Shrek the Musical, which has left London’s West End to take up residence in Edinburgh this autumn. Adapted from the well-loved film, the stage version retains the storyline and much of the script, with the addition […]