Sunday, September 24, 2017
Forty Years

Review – Forty Years On

Opening the inaugural season of Daniel Evans' Chichester Festival Theatre is a production of Alan Bennett's Forty Years On, a play which is ambitious,...
Cleopatra

Review – Antony and Cleopatra

Antony and Cleopatra, Play 2 of the RSC's Rome Season, sees the return of Josette Simon to the stage at Stratford Upon Avon, after...
Julius Caesar

Review – Julius Caesar

With Trump in power in the USA and Brexit forcing real consideration of populism, the greater good, and the gulf between the ruling class...
La Cage

Review – La Cage Aux Folles

If ever there was a theatrical production which squarely raised the question of false advertising, the current UK touring version of La Cage Aux...
Shirley Valentine

Review – Shirley Valentine

This Shirley Valentine is an average regurgitation of a lovely play. Jodie Prenger is a charismatic personality and has a strong stage presence and...
About Jamie

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie

Everybody will soon be talking about Everybody's Talking About Jamie, an irrepressibly delightful new musical premiering in Sheffield. It's an absolute triumph in every...
Joseph

Review – Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is an oft mocked but actually under-rated vehicle in the canon of modern musical theatre, and especially in...
Gaslight

Review – Gaslight

Real moments of terror are engineered in Gaslight by sympathetic design and a subtly powerful soundtrack in this melodramatic story of domestic abuse. The production...
Sweet Charity

Review – Sweet Charity

Bob Fosse is permanently linked with Sweet Charity, as is his wife, Gwen Verdon. The current off-Broadway production pays homage to the original staging...
Annie Get Your Gun

Review – Annie Get Your Gun

It was 1946 when Ethel Merman made a hit out of Irving Berlin's score for Annie Get Your Gun. Now, 70 years on, Paul...

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Though inevitably and necessarily Holding The Man is part of the history of HIV/AIDS, it rises beyond that context to become a timeless tribute...