Review Round-Ups

Review Round-up: Critics persuaded by Pulitzer-winning Disgraced?
By Rosie Bannister · 24 May 2013 · West End
Ayad Akhtar's new Pulitzer winning play Disgraced made its UK premiere on Wednesday night (22 May 2013) at the Bush Theatre.Following runs at New York's Lincoln Centre and Chicago's American ...
Review Round-up: Critics coo over To Kill A Mockingbird
By Editorial Staff · 23 May 2013 · West End
Timothy Sheader's production of To Kill A Mockingbird opened at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre this week (23 May 2013). Harper Lee's classic story centres around a court case marred by rac
Review Round-up: Critics convinced by Relatively Speaking?
By Editorial Staff · 21 May 2013 · West End
Lindsay Posner's revival of Alan Ayckbourn's Relatively Speaking opened at the Wyndham's Theatre last night (20 May 2013). The play was Ayckbourn's first major success in 1965, and follows
Review Round-up: Bright outlook for These Shining Lives?
By Editorial Staff · 17 May 2013 · West End
Loveday Ingram's production of These Shining Lives, the inaugural production at the newly built Park Theatre, opened this week (15 May 2013).Melanie Marnich's play, set in the 1920’s, f
Review Round-up: Young Vic revives Ibsen's Public Enemy
By Editorial Staff · 14 May 2013 · West End
Richard Jones' production of Ibsen's Public Enemy opened at the Young Vic this week (13 May 2013). The play follows a doctor's discovery of his town's toxic water supply and the drama that
Review Round-up: Critics warm to Hothouse
By Editorial Staff · 10 May 2013 · West End
Jamie Lloyd's production of Pinter's The Hothouse opened last night (9 May 2013) at the Trafalgar Studios. Led by Simon Russell Beale and John Simm, the play marks Lloyd's second installm
Review Round-up: Passion Play gets pulses racing
By Editorial Staff · 9 May 2013 · West End
Following the recent Privates On Parade, another play by Peter Nichols has been revived in the West End - his 1981 drama Passion Play. The play, last seen in the West End in 2000,
Review Round-up: Did Roger Allam's Prospero stir the critics?
By Editorial Staff · 3 May 2013 · West End
Jeremy Herrin's production of The Tempest opened at Shakespeare's Globe last night (2 May 2013) with a cast including Roger Allam, Jessie Buckley and Colin Morgan. One of Shakespeare̵
Review Round-up: Praise for Merrily's West End transfer
By Editorial Staff · 2 May 2013 · West End
Maria Friedman's production of Merrily We Roll Along has transferred to the Harold Pinter Theatre, having opened last night (1 May 2013). Stephen Sondheim's musical, which travels backwa
Review Round-up: Critics cast eye over Eyre's Pajama Game
Richard Eyre's production of Adler and Ross's musical The Pajama Game opened at the Minerva Theatre Chichester last night (29 April 2013). Love is in the air at the Sleep-Tite Pajama Facto