Review Round-Ups

Review Round-up: Is Chorus Line a singular sensation?
By Editorial Staff · 20 Feb 2013 · West End
A Chorus Line opened to press at the London Palladium last night (19 February 2013, previews from 5 February). The revival - the first major production of the 1975 show since composer Marv
Review Round-up: McDiarmid impresses in RSC Galileo
By Editorial Staff · 15 Feb 2013 · West End
Ian McDiarmid has returned to the Royal Shakespeare Company for the first time since 1985 to lead the cast of a new version of Brecht’s A Life of Galileo, which opened this week (12 F
Review Round-up: Did Dickens adaptation exceed Expectations?
By Editorial Staff · 7 Feb 2013 · West End
Jo Clifford's adaptation of Dickens' Great Expectations opened this week (6 February 2013) at the Vaudeville Theatre.Directed by Graham McLaren, the play tells the story of Pip, played by ...
Review Round-up: Did critics salute Sher's Captain?
By Editorial Staff · 6 Feb 2013 · West End
Carl Zuckmayer's 1931 satire The Captain of Kopenick has been revived by former RSC artistic director Adrian Noble at the NT Olivier, where it opened to press last night (5 February 2013). The
Review Round-up: Smooth sailing for Our Country's Good
By Editorial Staff · 5 Feb 2013 · West End
Max Stafford-Clark's 25th anniversary revival of Our Country's Good opened at the new St James Theatre near Victoria this week (4 February 2013). Timberlake Wertenbaker's Olivier Award-winni
Review Round-up: Pinter's 'haunting' Old Times
By Editorial Staff · 4 Feb 2013 · West End
Ian Rickson's new revival of Harold Pinter's Old Times opened to press last week (31 January 2013, previews from 12 January) at the West End theatre bearing the Nobel Prize-winning ...
Review Round-up: Mixed bag for Young Vic's Feast
By Editorial Staff · 4 Feb 2013 · West End
The Young Vic's Feast, which celebrates Yoruba culture through story, live music and "dazzling choreography", opened last week (1 February 2013). On their way to a family dinn
Review Round-up: Warm reception for Bailey's Winter's Tale?
Lucy Bailey's new Royal Shakespeare Company production of The Winter's Tale, starring Tara Fitzgerald (in her RSC debut) and Jo Stone-Fewings, opened in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre this ...
Review Round-up: Full marks for Atkinson's Quartermaine?
By Editorial Staff · 30 Jan 2013 · West End
Richard Eyre's revival of Simon Gray's staff room-set Quartermaine’s Terms, starring Rowan Atkinson in his first 'straight' acting West End role for 25 years, opened to press last night
Review Round-up: Stephens' Port docks at National
By Editorial Staff · 30 Jan 2013 · West End
Simon Stephens' 2002 play Port has been revived at the NT Lyttelton by its original director Marianne Elliott, and opened to press this week (28 January 2013). The play stars Kate O'Flynn