Closer to Clybourne in Paris
It's odd how there are no production pictures outside the Wyndham's Theatre to coincide with the transfer there of Bruce Norris's Clybourne Park. I commented on this to Kate Horton, the executive ...
Our Trip Down the Pink Carpet with Jordan
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Last night 75 theatregoers  made their way to the Apollo Theatre to see Leslie Jordan, most commonly known as Beverley Leslie in TV's Will and Grace perform his one-man of
Critical Strokes in Paris
It was fascinating to learn a bit more about the state of criticism and the internet in Paris, where a debate on Saturday afternoon punctuated the international programme of the eighth "Ideal ...
Deadlines and Lifelines
There are certain days you just write off. The last two have been so despatched not in the cause of art but in the call of necessity (with a strange interlude at the National Theatre for the tiresom
January's Apocalypse Ends with Ringtone
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Having won the Best Lyrics trophy in the Musical Theatre Matters at the Edinburgh Fringe for the past three years as well as a second distinction this year for Best Book Barbershopera returned to the ...
Sticky Figgis Lucrezia
We are going through a fascinating period of interaction between cinema and theatre. One of the best examples of creative theatrical fusion between the two media opens tonight at the Barbican. Toneel
Ed Hall's Propeller Party
I simply don't know how Edward Hall can run Propeller and the Hampstead Theatre, but he says that he can with a lot of travelling and the internet. He was on good form at the opening of his two new p
Hytner Hits the Target
National Theatre boss Nicholas Hytner, sometimes a bit of a cold fish, yesterday revealed that he is finally getting in touch with his radical inner self. "I love the shows that subvert the concre
Critics Square the Circle
With just two more performances to come, the Sovremennik Theatre of Moscow is giving us a rare opportunity to hear Chekhov in his native woodnotes wild. You don't have to understand Russian to apprec
Rattigan Remembered
The Rattigan centenary year is underway with an interesting rarity, Less Than Kind, at the Jermyn Street Theatre, though its dramaturgical status is unclear. The 1944 play of this title has not been