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.
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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, […]
Hopefully, this will be the first of many productions of Side Show here in the UK, although I doubt any will match the talents involved here or the transcendent brilliance of its two incredible leading ladies. Bravo!
BritishTheatre.com is pleased to bring you these first look images of Side Show the musical which opens tomorrow night at Southwark Playhouse. Tickets for Side Show are now on sale. Inspired by the real-life story of Daisy and Violet Hilton, the celebrated conjoined Siamese twins who went from a seedy sideshow act to become the […]
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.