Boudica

Review – Boudica

Boudica is more a crowd pleaser than a brain teaser, but it does what it sets out to do with conviction and panache, and...
Against

Review – Against

It's often said about great actors that audiences would be happy to see them "read the phonebook". Christopher Shinn's Against makes that case eloquently...
Late Company

Review – Late Company

Late Company asks difficult questions. Who’s to blame when a young person commits violence - against themselves, and against others? Who control – or...
King Lear

Review – King Lear

This King Lear starts unpromisingly, but then develops a depth of characterization, fluid movement and pathos of enactment that culminates in a fine reworking...
13

Review – 13 The Musical

13 The Musical sees Jason Robert Brown at his most commercial. The score is bright and boppy, and it feels like a show young...
Hot Tin Roof

Review – Cat On A Hot Tin Roof

Tennessee Williams' masterwork, Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, is a play that is often done badly. Benedict Andrews is a very modern, very...
Evita

Review – Evita

For someone who has never seen Evita before, this is a perfectly acceptable introduction that gives a fair overview of the whole with excellent...
Apologia

Review – Apologia

The combination of Stockard Channing and Jamie Lloyd should have been unbeatable theatrical champagne, but in Lloyd's production of Apologia the fizz never really bursts...

Review – Willemijn Verkaik Live in Concert

Willemijn Verkaik is fast becoming a staple of the musical theatre fandom. She has a powerhouse voice, oddball personality, and is somewhat of an...
Snark

Review – The Hunting Of The Snark

The Hunting of the Snark looks and sounds like a child’s dream. This fantasy version of the classic Lewis Carroll’s poem is sure to...

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Lear

Review – King Lear

The thing about King Lear that many productions ignore or overlook, in a modern, desperate striving for relevance or innovation, is that it is...

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