Published between1996 and 1997, Applause was a newsstand and subscription magazine devoted to UK theatre.

Edited by Clive Hirschhorn, it was published by ticket agency Applause and aimed to provide theatregoers with informed comment, interviews, features, reviews, and gossip about the plays and players making news in both London and New York. It also provided special offers and discounts on West End shows and event.

CONTENTS

Issue 8, May 1997

Read Applause magazine, issue 8, May 1997

Applause Magazine - May 1997

Applause Magazine - May 1997

OFFSTAGE  – News and gossip from around the West End

THE MOUSE MUSCLES IN – Matt Wolf looks at Disney’s Broadway and West End ventures

NEW FACES – Disney’s Beauty and the Beast’s Julie-Alanah Brighten

JOHN BARROWMAN – talking to Martin Stirling

ONSTAGE – Clive Hirschhorn reviews the West End’s latest offerings

ACT OF COMPLICITE – Clare Colvin talks to Simon McBurney about the work of Theatre de Complicite

APPLAUSE THEATRE CLUB – Christopher Biggins brings you more great money-saving offers on top West End shows

NED SHERRIN

HAUNTED HOUSES – Linn Branson goes ghost-hunting in London’s theatres

TERRENCE MCNALLY – Patrick Pacheco on the American playwright hoping to make his mark here with Master Class

HAT TRICKS – San Francisco’s cult caper Beach Blanket Babylon hits town. Sasha de Suinn goes shopping for hats

SUMMER FARE – Michael Coveney takes a look at this year’s summer festivals

BOOK REVIEWS – Rhoda Koenig on the lives of Ibsen and Peggy Ashcroft

SPECTRUM – Opera, Dance, and TV reviews and previews by Max Loppert, Jeffery Taylor and Ronald Bergan

PEOPLE WHO MAKE A DIFFERENCE – Designer John Napier talks to Nick Smurthwaite

OFFSTAGE BROADWAY – Michael Riedel with news and gossip from the Big Apple

QUIZ

SHOWS THAT MAKE A DIFFERENCE – Roy Hattersley, MP

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