REVIEWS

The Union Theatre, now relocated to a brand-new space across the road, is a space I’ve previously dubbed the National Theatre of fringe musicals...

The Ruby Dolls is a delectable and enviably glamorous quartet, specialising in storytelling through four-part harmony musical numbers. Featuring music from Amy Winehouse, Beyonce and...

The Little Angel and Goblin Theatres’ collaboration this season is groundbreaking in several ways. For a start, it ditches the model of adapting well...

Before she took over as artistic director at Shakespeare’s Globe, Cymbeline was the only Shakespeare play Emma Rice had really tackled, back in 2006....

In his adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s The Man Who Would be King, adaptor and director Dan Coleman has created something more engaging than the...

Sid, a one-man show by Leon Fleming, is performed with an impressive burst of nervous energy by actor Dario Coates. He plays Craig, a teenage...

One on level, Jan Philipp Gloger’s new production of Cosi Fan Tutte, his debut with Covent Garden, plays out in primary colours. Scene settings...

This American Civil War triptych by Pulitzer-winning US playwright Suzan-Lori Parks uses the conventions of the epic – it’s inspired by the Odyssey –...

Circus disciplines meet hip hop dance in iD, the new show from contemporary circus company, Cirque Eloize. The production buzzes with energy. As one artist...

Not to be confused with Stella Feehily’s state-of-the-NHS play This Might Hurt a Bit, John Godber’s gently funny and quietly impassioned new tragi-comedy, This...

The return of Glasgow Girls – first seen at the Citizens Theatre in 2012 in a production by the National Theatre of Scotland that...

This is the first production of Zach Helm's Good Canary to be performed in its native language. Set in Manhattan and written by a...
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