Review Round-Ups

Review Round-Up: Mixed bag for Color Purple at the Chocolate Factory
By Editorial Staff
The Menier Chocolate Factory's production of The Color Purple opened last night (15 July 2013). The musical, based on Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, stars Cynthia Erivo and Nicola Hughes and runs until 14 September 2013
Review Round-Up: Are new Ladykillers on the money?
By Editorial Staff
The revival of Graham Linehan's WhatsOnStage award-winning comedy The Ladykillers opened at the Vaudeville Theatre this week (9 July 2013). Starring Ralf Little, Simon Day and John Gordon Sinclair, it runs until 25 October 2013
Review Round-Up: Branagh returns in 'thrilling' MIF Macbeth
By Editorial Staff
Manchester International Festival's production of Macbeth starring Kenneth Branagh and Alex Kingston, directed by Branagh and Rob Ashford, opened last week, and runs until 20 July
Review Round-Up: Toby Stephens and Anna Chancellor in Private Lives transfer
By Editorial Staff
Chichester Festival Theatre's production of Noel Coward's Private Lives opened at the Gielgud Theatre last night (3 July 2013). Starring Toby Stephens and Anna Chancellor, it runs until 21 September
Review Round-Up: Lenny Henry shines in Paulette Randall's Fences
By Editorial Staff
The Theatre Royal Bath's production of August Wilson's Fences directed by Paulette Randall opened at the Duchess Theatre this week (26 June 2013). Starring Lenny Henry, it runs until 14 September 2013
Review Round-Up: Pride and Prejudice in the Open Air
By Editorial Staff
Simon Reade's adaptation of Pride and Prejudice opened this week at the Open Air Theatre. Starring Jane Asher, David Oakes and Jennifer Kirby, it runs until 20 July 2013
Review Round-Up: Is Charlie and the Chocolate Factory a treat?
By Editorial Staff
Sam Mendes' production of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory opened at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane last night (25 June 2013). With music by Marc Shaiman, it stars Douglas Hodge as Willy Wonka
Review Round-Up: Donmar premieres McPherson's Night Alive
By Editorial Staff
The premiere of Conor McPherson's new play opened at the Donmar Warehouse this week (19 June 2013). With a cast including Ciaran Hinds and Brian Gleeson, it runs until 27 July 2013
Review Round-Up: Radcliffe's Cripple rouses critics?
By Editorial Staff
Last night (18 June 2013) saw the opening of Michael Grandage's production of The Cripple of Inishmaan starring Daniel Radcliffe at the Noel Coward Theatre
Review Round-Up: 'Incendiary' Kim Cattrall leads Old Vic's Sweet Bird of Youth
By Editorial Staff
Marianne Elliott's production of Sweet Bird of Youth, Tennessee Williams' tale of a fading Hollywood legend, opened at the Old Vic last night (12 June 2013). Starring Kim Cattrall and Seth Numrich, it runs until 31 August