New York Noises Off
Ominous noises again in the New York Times today about the imminent opening of the $65m new musical Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark. The first public performance is on Sunday, but the technical side of ...
ENO does Don Modern-Style
By Whatsonstage.com Outing
The licentious sexploits of Don Giovanni are rife with heightened drama and tension in this production of Don Giovanni at the Coliseum, and director Rupert Norris brings out a heavyweight performanc
Al gets a new Broadway Baptism
The biggest gasp of disbelief on Broadway since Catherine Zeta-Jones CBE was given the Tony award is currently earned by the news that Al Pacino's Shylock must convert. He staggers back, amazed, and ...
Menier in Manhattan
It must be a proud moment in the life of the Menier Chocolate Factory to have two of their hit musical revivals facing each other across the street on Broadway. But this pride must be tinged with anx
Brendan bows on Broadway
The Broadway season is in full flow in the week before Thanksgiving next Thursday, which marks the official start of Christmas in New York, though the Radio City Christmas Spectacular has been up and ...
Shaw, Seagrove & Letheren Open Up For Country
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Martin Shaw first appeared in Clifford Odets' The Country Girl at the Apollo Theatre in 1983 playing ambitious director Bernie Dodd, in a production which marked the beginning of Bill ...
Inside Track at the Roundhouse
There are several things to be said about a fine new prison play, Inside, at the Roundhouse studio; first of all that it marks a real return to form (or the spotlight, at least) for its author, ...
Sing Time in Paris
Peter Brook's stunning new chamber version of The Magic Flute in Paris (au revoir to the panto side of things in this literally fabulous piece) has more producing partners than a Broadway musical ...
New Ventures in Hard Times
Is the world upside down, or heading that way? Not only have we culled a second small crop of raspberries from our back garden, but there has been an unprecendented winter flowering of honeysuckle ...
Ken Campbell Returns in the Spring
That's it, now it's official. My book about the late Ken Campbell, the maverick director and theatrical visionary who never had an Arts Council grant worth the cutting, will be published on April ...