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Playhouse Theatre

Written in 1960, Gore Vidal’s play about American politics and populism still feels dismayingly accurate in its account of how political campaigns are conducted. Former...

Scottish actor and singer Shona White has been appointed the first patron of the West End’s Playhouse Theatre. She also becomes the first patron to...

David Mamet's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, now revered as an all-American classic, actually started its life in London. Its first production came courtesy of Peter Hall's...

Written in 1983, David Mamet’s lancing of American masculinity and capitalism feels more an indictment than ever. Glengarry Glen Ross’ team of real estate...

Best Of’s get a bit of a bad rap. There’s something just a little Motorway Service Station at 2am about a Greatest Hits. They’re...

The Playhouse Theatre in Derry/Londonderry has announced plans to stage a play in the video game Minecraft. Playcraft Live will be a co-production between the...

The Kite Runner has announced that it will extend its run at the Playhouse Theatre in London’s West End, before setting out on a...

Stephen Daldry’s 1992 National Theatre production of An Inspector Calls is a fascinating theatrical artefact, simultaneously a thing of its time and a play...

When was the last time a playwright made their debut in the West End with a brand-new play without a prior try-out production elsewhere?...
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