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REVIEW: Ciphers, Bush Theatre ✭✭

REVIEW: Ciphers, Bush Theatre ✭✭
Ciphers Bush Theatre February 3 2014 2 starsPresenting new writing for the theatre is an inherently challenging process and that the possibility of failure is ever present. Many different[...]

REVIEW: Putting It Together, St James Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Putting It Together, St James Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭
Putting It Together St James’ Theatre February 1 2014 5 StarsOne occasionally loads the CD player with different recordings of Sondheim shows or Sondheim celebration concerts and chooses [...]

REVIEW: The Pass, Royal Court Theatre ✭✭✭

REVIEW: The Pass, Royal Court Theatre ✭✭✭
The Pass Royal Court Theatre January 28 3 StarsIt is becoming more and more clear that for theatre to properly compete for the attention of its audience in the modern world, it's not just[...]

REVIEW: The Duchess Of Malfi, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse ✭✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: The Duchess Of Malfi, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse ✭✭✭✭✭
The Duchess of Malfi Sam Wanamaker Playhouse January 24 2014 5 StarsJohn Webster's play, The Duchess of Malfi, has always seemed a difficult play to love. So often it is presented as a st[...]

REVIEW: The Scottsboro Boys, Old Vic Theatre ✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: The Scottsboro Boys, Old Vic Theatre ✭✭✭✭
The Scottsboro Boys The Young Vic 12 November 2013 4 StarsThere is something intoxicating about a John Kander score, no matter which score it is. There are the golden hits (Cabaret, Chica[...]

REVIEW: The Fastest Clock In The Universe, Old Red Lion Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: The Fastest Clock In The Universe, Old Red Lion Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭
   The Fastest Clock In The Universe Old Red Lion Theatre 11 November 2013 5 Stars The latest offering from the Old Red Lion, a venue that punches well above its weight, is an ou[...]

REVIEW: Roots, Donmar Warehouse ✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Roots, Donmar Warehouse ✭✭✭✭
Roots Donmar Theatre 2 October 2013 4 StarsThere are many remarkable things about James Macdonald's production of Arnold Wesker's Roots, currently playing at the Donmar Theatre, but perhaps t[...]

REVIEW: The Herd, Bush Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: The Herd, Bush Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭
The Herd Bush Theatre 2 October 2013 5 StarsI always go to see new writing for the Theatre with a mixture of dread, excitement, anticipation and hope and more often than not only one of t[...]

REVIEW: The Drowned Man - A Hollywood Fable ✭✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: The Drowned Man - A Hollywood Fable ✭✭✭✭✭
Rejecting theatrical convention, Punchdrunk’s latest offering, The Drowned Man, forces Emily Hardy to reject conventional reviewing.What not to do at The Drowned Man: a Hollywood FableIt s[...]

REVIEW: Deconstructing Broadway, Leicester Square Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Deconstructing Broadway, Leicester Square Theatre ✭✭✭✭✭
David Richards enjoys Seth Rudetsky’s Deconstructing Broadway at the Leicester Square Theatre.The Leicester Square Theatre has accommodated some truly special theatre in this occasionally Autu[...]

REVIEW: Patti LuPone, Leicester Square Theatre, ✭✭✭✭✭

REVIEW: Patti LuPone, Leicester Square Theatre, ✭✭✭✭✭
David Richards revels under the spotlight of a legend at the Leicester Square theatre.2 Tonys + 1 Olivier = one talented lady. The Leicester Square Theatre plays host to the musical theatre le[...]

REVIEW: The Universal Machine, New Diorama Theatre ✭✭✭

REVIEW: The Universal Machine, New Diorama Theatre ✭✭✭
The Universal Machine New Diorama Theatre 24 April 2013 3 StarsThe life and achievements of British mathematician Alan Turing may seem an unlikely subject for a new musical, but an ambitiou[...]
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