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Brief encounter with composer and conductor Marvin Hamlisch

Originally published by Whatsonstage.com on 26 September 2011.

Acclaimed composer and conductor, Marvin Hamlisch plays two very different dates in London next month.

He first conducts the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, accompanying the Tony Award-winning star Glee and Wicked star Idina Menzel for her one-night concert at the Royal

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British Council harness digital media for 2011 Showcase

Originally published by Whatsontsage.com on 26 July 2011.

The British Council’s biennial Edinburgh Showcase returns to the Fringe this year and for the first time will use digital media to give an "unprecedented global platform" to the 27 companies and artists whose work is being showcased.

Presenting its

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Black Watch review

Originally published by Whatsonstage.com on 28 November 2010.

Now something of a worldwide theatrical phenomenon, Black Watch was initially presented by the fledgling National Theatre of Scotland in 2006. Both the company and Gregory Burke's tale of young Scottish squaddies fighting in Iraq have now firmly established themselves, exporting

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