Musicals

Matilda the Musical: Tim Minchin’s anarchic lessons for revolting times
interview

Matilda the Musical: Tim Minchin’s anarchic lessons for revolting times

As Matilda the Musical hits the big screen, songwriter Tim Minchin says its message of hopeful anarchy is what we need right now

After the musical Six comes SVN – meet the group redefining girl power in 2022
Music

After the musical Six comes SVN – meet the group redefining girl power in 2022

All seven members of SVN sat down with The Big Issue to talk the pressures and expectations facing women through history and today

Lin-Manuel Miranda: ‘There are lessons in chasing what scares you’
Musicals

Lin-Manuel Miranda: ‘There are lessons in chasing what scares you’

In his directorial debut tick, tick…BOOM! Lin-Manuel Miranda pays tribute to the legacies of Jonathan Larson and Stephen Sondheim while celebrating the spirit of creativity. He tells The Big Issue what you have to do to keep that fire burning.

Get Up, Stand Up! – Arinzé Kene on bringing Bob Marley to the West End
Theatre

Get Up, Stand Up! – Arinzé Kene on bringing Bob Marley to the West End

Lin-Manuel Miranda: “It was a no-brainer to take hip-hop into theatre”
Culture

Lin-Manuel Miranda: “It was a no-brainer to take hip-hop into theatre”

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Hamilton with the original Broadway cast to premiere on Disney+
Culture

Hamilton with the original Broadway cast to premiere on Disney+

Dashaun Young feels the love every night playing Simba in The Lion King
Culture

Dashaun Young feels the love every night playing Simba in The Lion King

‘Wasted’ the musical shows why the Brontës rocked
Music

‘Wasted’ the musical shows why the Brontës rocked