Since the play’s first outing, representations of the East End have become two-a-penny in mainstream popular culture but director Jessica Lazar doesn’t shy away from tropes that play up caricature and nostalgia
Sheldon Harnick is best known for penning the lyrics to Fiddler on the Roof, but the 93-year-old collaborated with composer Jerry Bock on another Broadway musical about a Jewish family with five offspring
In her first season as Artistic Director of the Gate Theatre, Ellen McDougall puts women centre-stage by choosing a modern-day Greek tragedy with a female character experiencing a full-throttle domestic crisis.
Melange, with locations in Barnet and Crouch End, has opened a third in Belsize Park. Here co-owner Justina Markauskaite talks about removing the borders between cuisines and why they put family at the centre of everything they do