This is a magnificent, epic, intellectual and heart-felt play in a superb production, full of insight and truth, written with a masterful sense of theatrical balance and economy.
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Further casting has been announced to join Ben Whishaw in the world premiere of Christopher Shinn’s new play Against at the Almeida Theatre. Adelle Leonce, Naomi Wirthner and Elliot Barnes-Worrell are the latest additions to the production which is being directed by Ian Rickson. The Almeida has also announced that tickets will go on sale […]
Almeida Theatre Artistic Director Rupert Goold has announced a new season of plays exploring leadership in crisis and the power of words. The season will begin at the end of April with The Treatment, a play by Martin Crimp. Directed by Lyndsey Turner (returning to the Almeida following her award-winning production of Chimerica) The Treatment […]
Following his appearance in the acclaimed production of David Mamet’s American Buffalo, Damian Lewis will return to the West End in Ian Rickson’s production of Edward Albee’s Tony Award-winning play The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? at the Theatre Royal Haymarket for a strictly limited twelve week season from 24 March 2017. Tickets are now […]
Marber is not writing just about football. The play is fundamentally about notions of masculinity as well as about modern society. The trio represents a kind of football holy trinity – all connected, and representing father, son and spirit. Which of the trio fulfils which role is not always clear, sometimes shifts, and this is […]
The second scene begins in darkness, palpably urgent as the Man returns from the river, alone, and desperately tries to call the police. The Woman is missing; he does not know what has happened to her in the River, she did not answer his calls. He seems distressed. But, is this just a cover up? […]
If the rest of Kevin Spacey’s final season at The Old Vic is as remarkable as this Electra, it will be a crowning achievement.