Review Round-Ups

Spectacular Miss Saigon lands back in the West End
By Rosie Bannister · 22 May 2014

Laurence Connor's hotly anticipated West End revival of Boublil and Schonberg's Vietnam War-set musical opened to press at the Prince Edward Theatre last night

RSC's Mantel pieces transfer in triumph
By Jay Julier · 19 May 2014

The Royal Shakespeare Company's epic adaptations of Hilary Mantel's Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies arrive at the West End's Aldwych Theatre following their premiere in Stratford-upon-Avon

The Pajama Game shines at Shaftesbury
By Jay Julier · 14 May 2014

Transferring from the Chichester Minerva to the Shaftesbury Theatre is no mean feat, but Richard Eyre's 'joyous' revival has pulled it off

Did musical Water Babies sink or swim?
By Jay Julier · 7 May 2014

The musical adaptation struggles to make a splash with critics as it premieres at the Curve in Leicester

Bloody marvellous? Titus Andronicus returns to The Globe
By Jay Julier · 7 May 2014

Lucy Bailey's bloody Titus Andronicus, returning after its notorious premiere in 2006, caused at least one critic to wince

Critics appraise Lavery's Believers at Tricycle
By Editorial Staff · 30 Apr 2014

Physical theatre specialists Frantic Assembly bring Bryony Lavery's 'riveting' new piece, about two families flung together amid the recent floods, to the Tricycle Theatre in Kilburn

James Graham's Privacy impresses critics
By Rosie Bannister · 23 Apr 2014

James Graham's latest play, looking at the collection and use of our personal data, opened at the Donmar Warehouse last night

Young Vic's View From the Bridge is a resounding hit
By Rosie Bannister · 15 Apr 2014

Ivo van Hove's production starring Mark Strong, Nicola Walker and Phoebe Fox gets four and five stars across the board

Critics split over Simon Stephens' Birdland
By Rosie Bannister · 11 Apr 2014

Andrew Scott stars in Stephens' new play directed by Carrie Cracknell which opened at the Royal Court earlier this week

Review Round Up: Ayckbourn back in National Theatre Business
By Editorial Staff · 10 Apr 2014

After premiering on the Olivier stage in 1987, Alan Ayckbourn's allegorical play returns to the National, starring Nigel Lindsay as the corrupted Jack McCracken