Review Round-Ups

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
Review Round-up: Critics convinced by Donmar's Weir?
By Editorial Staff · 29 Apr 2013 · West End
Conor McPherson's The Weir, which premiered at the Royal Court in 1997 has been revived by the Donmar Warehouse, directed by Josie Rouke and designed by Tom Scutt. The play, set i
Review Round-up: Critics fall for RSC's As You Like It?
The Royal Shakespeare Company’s new production of As You Like It opened at Stratford’s Royal Shakespeare Theatre last week (24 April 2013). Featuring music from the English
Review Round-up: Does Hytner's Othello live up to hype?
By Editorial Staff · 24 Apr 2013 · West End
Nicholas Hytner's production of Othello starring Adrian Lester in the title role opened at the NT Olivier last night (23 April 2013). Shakespeare's tragedy tells the story of newly married ...
Review Round-up: Critics diagnose Krister Henriksson's Doktor Glas
By Editorial Staff · 23 Apr 2013 · West End
Krister Henriksson, best known for his starring role in Scandanavian detective series Wallander, has brought his performance of one-man drama Doktor Glas to the West End's Wyndham'
Review Round-up: NT's explosive Children of the Sun
By Editorial Staff · 17 Apr 2013 · West End
Children of the Sun, director Howard Davies' latest production of a Russian classic at the National Theatre (following Philistines, The White Guard and The Cherry Orchard), ...
Review Round-up: Matilda storms Broadway
By Theo Bosanquet · 15 Apr 2013 · West End
The Royal Shakespeare Company's multi award-winning production Matilda the Musical has transferred to Broadway, where it opened to critics at the Shubert Theatre last week (11 April 2013).
Review Round-up: Critics praise Tony-winning Once
By Editorial Staff · 10 Apr 2013 · West End
John Tiffany's production of multiple Tony Award-winning screen-to-stage musical Once received its West End premiere at the Phoenix Theatre last night (9 April 2013). When an Irish busker