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Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games (2/2)

Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games (2/2)

So, you’ve read my plot summary. You’ve probably got some ideas about what I liked and didn’t like about the show. Now let’s look at it more closely! Lord of the Dance is a classic good vs evil story, but that doesn’t mean it’s not problematic, and actually, this production was one of the most sexist productions I’ve ever seen. Okay, maybe “sexist” is too strong a word — misogynistic? Nah, let’s stick with sexist, because I can actually spell…

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Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games (1/2)

Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games (1/2)

I just got back from watching Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games at the London Palladium. I treated myself to a ticket because, hey, I felt like it, and headed up there this afternoon to go see a show that’s had a fairly major impact on my life over the last five years. Unfortunately, my review of it got really long, so I’m splitting it into two posts just to save your eyesight. This is part one: in which Miriam…

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Still Dancing To The Same Tunes

Still Dancing To The Same Tunes

I like to think I’ve changed in the last four years. I’ve been through a lot, grown up a lot; I’ve got qualifications to my name and a couple of poetry collections under my belt. I write better novels than I did in 2010. I do ballet, not Irish dancing. Yep, I used to be a competitive Irish dancer, for those who haven’t been around this blog long enough to remember that. It was a strange period of my life….

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Lord Of The Dance, Live At The 02

Lord Of The Dance, Live At The 02

On Wednesday 3rd November I went to see Lord of the Dance, which was showing at the 02 Arena in London (among other places). For those of you that don’t know, this was a special return-of-Michael-Flatley sort of show, so there was quite a lot of hype about it. Personally, I find Michael Flatley rather annoying, but it can’t be denied that his feet are … well, incredibly fast, that’s all I’m going to say. I was excited because I…

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