Review Round-Ups

Review Round-up: Matilda storms Broadway
By Theo Bosanquet · 15 Apr 2013
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
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
Review Round-up: What did critics make of Bennett's Untold Stories?
By Editorial Staff · 8 Apr 2013
The West End transfer of the NT's production of Untold Stories opened at the Duchess Theatre last week (2 April 2013).Comprising of two autobiographical recollections by Alan Bennett, the s
Review Round-up: Critics praise Dunster's Before the Party
By Editorial Staff · 3 Apr 2013
Matthew Dunster's production of Before the Party opened at the Almeida Theatre last week (28 March 2013, previews from 21 March).Based on a short story written by W Somerset Maugham, t
Review Round-up: Slinger's Hamlet splits critics
By Katherine Boone · 28 Mar 2013
David Farr's new Royal Shakespeare Company production of Hamlet starring Jonathan Slinger in the title role opened in the RST this week. The production, which runs in Stratford until the end ...
Review Round-up: What did critics think of Norris' Low Road?
By Editorial Staff · 28 Mar 2013
Dominic Cooke's production of Bruce Norris' The Low Road opened at the Royal Court last night (27 March 2013). Billed as a "a fable of free market economics and cut-throat capitalism", th
Review Round-up: Whishaw & Dench are Peter & Alice
By Editorial Staff · 26 Mar 2013
John Logan's Peter and Alice starring Judi Dench and Ben Whishaw premiered at the Noel Coward Theatre this week (25 March 2013). The play tells the story of when the original Al
Review Round-up: Did Book of Mormon convert the critics?
By Rosie Bannister · 22 Mar 2013
The hotly anticipated West End transfer of Tony Award-winning musical The Book of Mormon opened at the Prince of Wales Theatre last night (21 March 2013, previews from 25 February). Written by ...
Review Round-up: Verdicts in on Winslow Boy
By Editorial Staff · 21 Mar 2013
A new revival of Terence Rattigan's The Winslow Boy opened at the Old Vic Theatre earlier this week (19 March 2013, previews from 8 March).Directed by Olivier-Award winner Lindsay P
Review Round-up: Critics revisit Curious Incident
By Editorial Staff · 13 Mar 2013
The West End transfer of the National Theatre's production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time opened at the Apollo Theatre this week (12 March 2013).Luke Treadaway returns to ...