REVIEWS

The Norwich-based Baroque Theatre Company is a small touring company with a big vision. Its latest offering is far from comfortable. Ira Levin’s other...

Both William Shakespeare and the Chinese playwright Tang Xianzu died in 1616, a coincidence that inspired A Shakespearean Handan Dream. In juxtaposing the Chinese opera...

After looking at all things yellow in The Yellow Show, the sky in The Sky Show, faces in The Face Show and water in...

Dante or Die creates innovative, site specific theatre in everyday, and often unlikely places. Its latest production Take on Me does just that, as...

This autumn, Glenda Jackson will return to the stage as King Lear and the Donmar will be presenting its third all-female Shakespeare production with...

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...
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