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.
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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 […]
This is a play which is going somewhere, and it could be going somewhere really, really big, but right now it’s a boy who is old enough to smell but not yet old enough to shave. It needs more development before it will become really attractive.
In January 2017, the first production of the Burt Bacharach / Hal David / Neil Simon Broadway musical Promises, Promises, the Tony-nominated and Grammy award-winning will be presented at Southwark Playhouse. Based on Billy Wilder’s film The Apartment, Promises, Promises tells the story of Chuck Baxter, a junior executive at a New York insurance company, […]