Review Round-Ups

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 ...
Review Round-up: Boyd channels Chekhov with Longing
By Editorial Staff · 11 Mar 2013
Bestselling author William Boyd's adaptation of two short stories by Chekhov, titled Longing, premiered at Hampstead Theatre last week (8 March 2013). When Kolia is invited to visit his old
Review Round-up: Mirren reclaims throne with The Audience
By Editorial Staff · 6 Mar 2013
Stephen Daldry's production of The Audience starring Helen Mirren premiered at the Gielgud Theatre last night (5 March 2013, previews from 15 February). Peter Morgan's play sees Mirren reprise ...
Review Round-up: Did Wright's Wells impress critics?
By Editorial Staff · 28 Feb 2013
Joe Wright's revival of Victorian comedy Trelawny of the Wells opened at the Donmar Warehouse this week (26 February 2013). Arthur Wing Pinero's play, which has been given "respectful additi
Review Round-up: McAvoy stars in futuristic Macbeth
By Editorial Staff · 25 Feb 2013
Jamie Lloyd's production of Macbeth opened last week  at the Trafalgar Studios (22 February 2013), the first of a series of Lloyd-helmed productions in the newly-reconfigured venue. S
Review Round-up: Syal stars in Lustgarten's Dream
By Editorial Staff · 21 Feb 2013
Anders Lustgarten's If You Don’t Let Us Dream, We Won’t Let You Sleep premiered at the Royal Court Theatre last night (20 February 2013). Lustgarten’s piece explore
Review Round-up: Is Chorus Line a singular sensation?
By Editorial Staff · 20 Feb 2013
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
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