Review Round-Ups

Carey Mulligan and Bill Nighy star in 'splendid' Skylight
By Alexandria Pliskaner
Stephen Daldry's revival of David Hare's Skylight starring Bill Nighy, Carey Mulligan and Matthew Beard opened at the Wyndham's theatre last night
Mr Burns divides the critics
By Alexandria Pliskaner
The Almeida's production of Anne Washburn's 'post-electric' play, which sees a group of apocalypse survivors attempt to recreate an episode of The Simpsons, was either 'brilliantly inventive' or 'excruciating'
Brian Friel's Fathers and Sons is a 'deeply satisfying mix'
By Alexandria Pliskaner
Lyndsey Turner's production starring Seth Numrich, Anthony Calf and Joshua James, opened at the Donmar Warehouse last night
Spacey returns to Old Vic in 'barnstorming' Clarence Darrow
By Alexandria Pliskaner
Spacey has reprised a familiar character at the Old Vic and coolly handled a mobile phone interruption on opening night
Critics praise 'wired' Kathleen Turner in Bakersfield Mist
By Alexandria Pliskaner
Find out what critics made of the European premiere of Bakersfield Mist at the Duchess Theatre, starring award-winning duo Kathleen Turner and Ian McDiarmid
Spectacular Miss Saigon lands back in the West End
Laurence Connor's hotly anticipated West End revival of Boublil and Schonberg's Vietnam War-set musical opened to press at the Prince Edward Theatre last night
RSC's Mantel pieces transfer in triumph
By Jay Julier
The Royal Shakespeare Company's epic adaptations of Hilary Mantel's Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies arrive at the West End's Aldwych Theatre following their premiere in Stratford-upon-Avon
The Pajama Game shines at Shaftesbury
By Jay Julier
Transferring from the Chichester Minerva to the Shaftesbury Theatre is no mean feat, but Richard Eyre's 'joyous' revival has pulled it off
Did musical Water Babies sink or swim?
By Jay Julier
The musical adaptation struggles to make a splash with critics as it premieres at the Curve in Leicester
Bloody marvellous? Titus Andronicus returns to The Globe
By Jay Julier
Lucy Bailey's bloody Titus Andronicus, returning after its notorious premiere in 2006, caused at least one critic to wince