Prince aimed to make his listeners want to have him or be him. He did not like them to consider themselves his equals.
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The decision to “Greek it up” for half a year has given the Almeida a bold and engrossing revisit to the creation myths of theatre.
The artistic director of the Almeida Theatre on working with Patrick Stewart, the inaccessibility of the arts, and directing his wife in Medea.
Terence Trent D’Arby’s 1987 debut album sold a million copies in three days. The music press went mad for him. Where was there to go but down?
Begun in 1914 and premiered in 1925, Wozzeck has class struggle, poverty and mental health problems as its principal subjects.
Germaine Greer looks for the real Shakespeare in James Shapiro’s 1606: the Year of Lear.
Stars of the London drag scene on performing for mainstream audiences, offending feminists, and why everyone’s genitalia is funny to look at.
Music is taught at the majority of schools in the country, yet we still think that learning about the social and cultural context of music is the same as playing an instrument.
Comment pieces would have you believe that protest music is dead. Matthew Collin's front-line dispatches prove otherwise.
Despite good intentions, Ryan Adams’s 1989 has enabled dozens of music journalists to mansplain Taylor Swift’s own album to her.
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