Silver takes Williams’ American milieu and shifts it deftly – without changing a single word of the text – into the seedy, East-End-by-the-seaside, down-at-heel and take-us-as-you-find-us ambience of Southend-on-sea.
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Following it’s critically acclaimed sell-out world premiere at The Old Red Lion Theatre last year, Arthur Miller’s first ever play No Villain will transfer to Trafalgar Studios 2 in London’s West End playing from 14 June – 9 July 2016. Over six days during spring break 1936 at the University of Michigan, a twenty year […]
The play itself would get four stars from me, but the outstanding production values and overall experience of the evening enable me to add a final star at the top of the tree.
Stitching is an interesting and challenging play, undermined by a late twist, but still engaging. There are a number of moments which will take some people aback, and one or two lines will court controversy, which is unsurprising given the play’s chequered performance history. Nevertheless, the strong cast and superb staging are enough to justify […]
The Spitfire Grill is a musical treat. James Valco’s score is richly rewarding and creates a genuinely engaging musical atmosphere which helps shape and drive the narrative. He creates a true musical world for the characters and, within that world, each character has tunes and phrases which assist in illuminating them and their part in […]