Review Round-Ups

Critics enjoy Scottsboro Boys at Young Vic
By Editorial Staff
Susan Stroman's production of The Scottsboro Boys opened at the Young Vic earlier this week. Starring Julian Glover, Kyle Scatliffe and Colman Domingo, it runs until 21 December
Are critics Raving over Paisley Day's play?
By Editorial Staff
Simon Paisley Day's new play Raving opened at the Hampstead Theatre last night. Starring Tamzin Outhwaite, Robert Webb and Sarah Hadland, it runs until 23 November 2013
Will Tim Rice's new musical last for Eternity?
By Editorial Staff
Tim Rice's new musical From Here to Eternity, based on James Jones' classic novel, opened at the Shaftesbury Theatre last night. Starring Darius Campbell and Robert Lonsdale, it is currently booking until 26 April 2014
Tennant takes the crown in RSC's Richard II
By Editorial Staff
The RSC's production of Richard II starring David Tennant in the title role opened in Stratford-upon-Avon last night (17 October 2013). It runs at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre until 16 November before transferring to the Barbican
Critics enjoy Raine in Roots at Donmar
By Editorial Staff
James MacDonald's production of Roots, Arnold Wesker's 1958 working class classic, opened at the Donmar Warehouse this week. Starring Jessica Raine and Linda Bassett, it runs until 30 November
Critics divided over The Light Princess
By Editorial Staff
The long-awaited musical from Tori Amos The Light Princess opened at the National Theatre last night (9 October 2013). Starring Rosalie Craig, it runs until 9 January 2014
Mixed bag for Jamie Lloyd's Commitments
By Editorial Staff
Jamie Lloyd's production of Roddy Doyle's The Commitments opened at the Palace Theatre last night (8 September 2013), where it's currently booking until 26 January 2014
Critics enjoy Richard Eyre's Almeida Ghosts
By Editorial Staff
Richard Eyre's production of Ibsen's classic about a woman struggling with prejudice whilst dealing with her late husband's affairs opened at the Almeida Theatre last week. Starring Lesley Manville and Will Keen, it runs until 23 November
Handbagged a hit for the Tricycle
By Editorial Staff
Moira Buffini's new play, born from the Tricycle's Women, Power and Politics in 2010, opened at the Tricycle Theatre this week. Starring Stella Gonet, Fenella Woolgar, Marion Bailey and Claire Holman, it runs until 16 November
Is Menier's Lyons a roaring success?
By Editorial Staff
Nicky Silver's black comedy The Lyons opened at the Menier Chocolate Factory last week. Starring Isla Blair, Nicholas Day, Charlotte Randall and Tom Ellis, it runs until 16 November