Stella Gonet will lead the cast in John Patrick Shanley’s acclaimed play Doubt, A Parable when it is revived for the first time in London in ten years. Gonet plays Sister Aloysius Beauvier, school principal and conservative head nun who questions a priests ambiguous relationship with a young troubled student. Stella’s stage and screen […]
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I am going to give nothing away about the ‘plot’, because it’s just so deliciously ingenious and I don’t want to rob you of a single moment’s pleasure
On Monday night award-winning composer Stephen Schwartz (Pippin, Wicked, The Hunchback Of Notre Dame) paid a visit to Southwark Playhouse to see the production of his musical Working which is currently playing. The European premiere has music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and includes songs by people such as Lin-Manuel Miranda and James Taylor. […]
Julian Eaves reviews Working at Southwark Playhouse “You’re going to love the songs. You will remember many of them – and with affection.”
Maybe James Shirley isn’t one of the greatest playwrights ever to animate the stages of this country, but he’s far from the worst, and this is probably his best effort. It’s coming back to us at a time of national doubt comparable, in some ways, with the era of its origin.
Following a recent successful season, Kiki’s Delivery Service is returning to Southwark Playhouse for a limited Summer season from 10 August – 3 September 2017. Kiki is a 13 year old witch and, as tradition dictates, it is time for her to leave home and family to make a new life for herself. Equipped with […]
Natives is a sharply written chronicle of coming of age at a time when digital technology presents new challenges for young people but could also provide their salvation.
It’s very pleasant, often amusing, and if it doesn’t plumb any depths in its conventional story of growing up.