Review Round-Ups

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
Review Round-up: What did critics make of Posner's Screw?
By Editorial Staff · 28 Jan 2013 · West End
Lindsay Posner's production of The Turn of the Screw opened at the Almeida Theatre last week (24 January 2013). Rebecca Lenkiewicz's new stage adaption of Henry James' novel stars Anna Made
Review Round-up: Everett shows his Wilde side again
By Editorial Staff · 23 Jan 2013 · West End
The West End transfer of the Hampstead's production of The Judas Kiss opened at the Duke of York's Theatre last night (22 January 2013).Starring Rupert Everett and Freddie Fox, David HareR
Review Round-up: Stenham's Quarter runs the gamut
By Rosie Bannister · 17 Jan 2013 · West End
Polly Stenham's new play No Quarter, her third following the acclaimed That Face and Tusk Tusk, premiered at the Royal Court Theatre Upstairs this week (16 January 2013). Picking up on themes
Review Round-up: Critics cast eye over Silence of the Sea
By Editorial Staff · 17 Jan 2013 · West End
Part of the Donmar Trafalgar season, The Silence of the Sea opened at Trafalgar Studios this week (14 January 2013).Secretly published as a novella in 1942, Vercors' story examines an ex
Review Round-up: Did Shaw's Mariner sink or swim?
By Editorial Staff · 14 Jan 2013 · West End
The Young Vic's production of The Rime of the Ancient Mariner ran at the Old Vic Tunnels last week (4-13 January 2013). Telling the story of a sailor who has returned from a long sea voya
Review Round-up: Cirque rolls back to town with Kooza
By Rosie Bannister · 10 Jan 2013 · West End
Cirque du Soleil's latest residency at the Royal Albert Hall, titled Kooza, opened to press this week (8 January 2013).The show, which premiered in April 2007, is billed as "a return to the ...