Leading director and playwright Kwame Kwei-Armah has been announced as the new artistic director of London’s Young Vic theatre.
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In Joe Hill-Gibbins’ re-imagining of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, long gone are the delightful fairies and light-hearted romance you might expect of a traditional production.
We asked our reviewers to take a look at 2016 and to nominate some stand out productions for 2016. Danny Coleman-Cooke replied with the following:- Guys and Dolls, Savoy Theatre This revival did great justice to one of theatre’s finest ever musicals – the all-star cast included David Haig, Jamie Parker and Sophie Thompson. Infused […]
Ah, Wilderness! Young Vic 4 stars In his 1932 play Ah, Wilderness, Eugene O’Neill returns to familiar themes such as family life, alcoholism and thwarted idealism but it stands out among his work for having a lightness of touch and event moments of comedy. Set in Connecticut on July 4 in 1906, it is a […]
You could be forgiven for thinking this was a fairytale, so delicate, amusing, but full of truths, is Golem. If Tim Burton did a live-action adult pantomime, this might be it.
Mark Strong will lead the cast as Eddie Carbone in the West End transfer of Arthur Miller’s A View from the Bridge. Ivo Van Hove’s five star Young Vic production will open at the Wyndham’s Theatre on 16 February 2015 with previews from 11 February 2015 and play for a strictly limited eight week season […]
Set firmly in the present, this version lacks languid notions about the past, does not spend too much time on the intricacies of character and prefers shock and blatant slapstick to more gentle ways of making points. There is little sense of old versus new Russia, little sense of the changing of traditions and times […]
A truly delightful, engaging and joyous piece, chock full of important subjects and thoughts.