It’s very pleasant, often amusing, and if it doesn’t plumb any depths in its conventional story of growing up.
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If you like simple – very simple – soap-operas about nice middle-class people, who drink lots of prosecco and talk at inordinate length and to no great purpose about their very ordinary relationships, then this is the play for you! If not, give it a miss.
With its strong cast, impeccable design, timely subject matter and a solid script, School Play could easily become one of the surprise gems of 2017. Now is the time to see it.
this is the ‘must-see’ show of the moment, with a glamorous audience hurrying to get in on the fun. And, yes, ultimately it keeps its promises. All of them.
antic|face has announced casting for their upcoming production of Alex MacKeith’s School Play at Southwark Playhouse, opening on 1 February 2017 for a limited season. The cast of School Play includes Oliver Dench (Tom), Fola Evans-Akingbola (Lara), Gemma Fray (Mikaela), Kevin Howarth (David/Tony), Vida King (Mikaela) and Ann Ogbomo (Jo). The headteacher’s office of a […]
There’s no new ground broken in this interpretation, but everything done is done well and is full of clever ideas for building the world of the play with limited resources.
Once again, Southwark Playhouse’s in-house Christmas offering takes us into new territory for the festive season, providing another alternative to the usual panto tropes.
The Cardinal, James Shirley’s tragic masterpiece will be presented at the Southwark Playhouse in a new production starring Stephen Boxer in April 2017. Staged as one of the last five plays performed in England before Oliver Cromwell’s theatre ban, The Cardinal is a captivating story of a religious monster’s relentless pursuit of power. Playwright James […]