That list of writers and the subject matter alone will probably have Broadway purists heading for the exits, but you know what? It works!
Miss Julie is a powerhouse production and Tom Littler’s direction ensures every word and silence aches with feeling; it should not be missed.
When you hear that a pair of writers have been working on a show for 10 years before finally bringing it to the stage to find out what it works like in reality, you are – perhaps wisely – cautious.
If you think Picasso might be your sort of thing, then do go. However, you might want to think twice.
Paul T Davies reviews Lee Hall’s adaptation of Network starring Bryan Cranston, Douglas Henshall and Michelle Dockery at the National Theatre.
Ashley Kurtz reviews Frantic Assembly’s tour of Andrew Bovell’s Thing I Know To Be True at Storyhouse Chester as part of its UK Tour. Book Now!
You would be a hard-hearted soul not to shed a tear (as I did) by the end of this musical based on Grammer’s performance.
With it’s eerie echoes of today’s top news stories, Mother Courage and her Children makes for some thought-provoking viewing. Add in a show-stealing performance from Lawrence, and this could be essential theatre viewing for November.