Birmingham Theatre News and Reviews

Caryl Churchill and Katie Mitchell among recipients of 2018 Tonic Awards
The awards celebrate the achievements of women and female-led organisations in theatre
My Top 5 Showtunes: Carly Thoms
The actress tells us the musical numbers she couldn't live without
Matilda UK tour extends with new dates and venues announced
Tim Minchin and Dennis Kelly's musical will continue on into 2019
Garry Robson: 'Our stages need to reflect how diverse this country is'
As he prepares to open in the third Ramps on the Moon project Our Country's Good, actor Garry Robson explains why the approach and attitude to disability in theatre is slowly changing
Review: Brighton Rock (York Theatre Royal)
By James Willstrop
Bryony Lavery adapts Graham Greene's novel about Brighton gangsters
Review: Elephant (Birmingham Repertory Theatre)
By Diane Parkes
Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti's play focuses on a Sikh family with skeletons in their closet
Review: La forza del destino (Wales Millennium Centre and tour)
WNO's new production of Verdi's massive opera is a musical triumph
Review: Tosca (Wales Millennium Centre and tour)
Puccini's popular shocker, well revived for Welsh National Opera's Spring tour
Review: A Pacifist's Guide to the War on Cancer (Liverpool Playhouse)
By Robin Brown
Bryony Kimmings' play, seen at the National Theatre in 2016, is an examination of life with a cancer diagnosis