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5 Questions with Dominic Powell
Composer and theatre creative Dominic Powell has always had a passion for stage stories, but an openness to the new ways that stage stories are being expressed today which he sees as a "new era for the arts." He is an intensely devoted fan of the stories and characters of the Marvel Universe, and recommends creatives make room for comfort and inspiration from areas outside of theatre. Dominic wrote the music and lyrics for the musical CASES which was recently released as a studio album, and is the director of our new concert premiering this Friday, The Road to Prominence, which celebrates more than a century of incredible music from Black musical theatre creatives.
Streaming This Weekend: A Concert of Incredible LGBTQ+ Artists and More
This weekend watch an inspiring concert featuring 14 LGBTQ+ singers, in support of Stonewall UK. Also stream a gripping song cycle, a brooding psychological play, and a moving ballet performance inspired by history.
Phoebe Waller-Bridge to Fight for Fringe's 'Glorious Return' as President
Phoebe Waller-Bridge, creator and performer of the hit theatre and TV show Fleabag has signed on as the first ever President of the society that runs the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Waller-Bridge said that her appointment into the role is to help fight for the survival and "glorious return" of the festival, which typically occurs every August but was cancelled in 2020 due to the global pandemic.