REVIEWS

Thom Southerland’s opening season as artistic director of Charing Cross Theatre has consisted of a trilogy of American musicals. He concludes it with the...

I'll Tell My Ma is a popular Belfast street song, an integral element in the folk history of a tight-knit community whose days rang out...

A knife thuds into a plank of wood, millimetres from a man’s hand. Despite its often leisurely pace, this two-hander by French company Sacekripa...

In 2016 Martin Blackburn’s first play Alright Bitches! proved a firm favourite with Above The Stag audiences. A brash, bawdy comedy in the manner...

If for nothing else, Woolf Works will be remembered for bringing back to the Covent Garden stage the fabulous Alessandra Ferri at the age...

Opera North’s spring season comprises works from three different European fairytale traditions. Two – Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel and Rossini’s Cinderella – are familiar,...

This is perhaps the winter of most discontent in many years. In such times, theatre that stimulates and relates to the modern world is...

It's all about the Balls. Without missing a beat, the former shadow chancellor has embraced his inner showman and gone from bully boy to...

While London's King's Head Theatre is running a revival of Tommy Murphy's Strangers in Between, south of the river the Big Boots Theatre Company...

On one level Danai Gurira’s The Convert plays out a twisted reworking of Pygmalion. A man reshapes a young girl, putting words in her...

The Print Room has managed to stumbled blindly, if not blithely, into the year's first theatre controversy, and it proves to be the most...

Honour, family, lost promise, and legacy are the broad themes that August Wilson hones in Jitney, his tale of a motley crew of African-American...
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