Review Round-Ups

Review Round-up: Menopause Divides Critics by Sex
By Editorial Staff · 20 Apr 2007
Menopause the Musical, the American cult hit comedy about women undergoing “the change”, received its UK premiere at London’s Shaw Theatre this week (18 April 2007, previews from 27 ...
Review Round-up: Did Penhall's Weapon Win Fans?
By Editorial Staff · 10 Apr 2007
Joe Penhall’s new play, Landscape with Weapon, received its world premiere at the National’s Cottesloe Theatre on Thursday last week (5 April 2007, See News, 15 Feb 2007). The cast featu
Review Round-up: Critics Wonder about Dissocia
By Editorial Staff · 4 Apr 2007
The National Theatre of Scotland (NTS) production of Anthony Neilson’s acclaimed 2004 Edinburgh International Festival hit The Wonderful World of Dissocia opened on Friday (30 March 2007) at ...
Review Round-up: Does NT Tattoo Come Up Rosey?
By Editorial Staff · 30 Mar 2007
Zoe Wanamaker stars in the National Theatre revival of Tennessee Williams’ 1951 play The Rose Tattoo, which opened last night (29 March 2007) at the NT Olivier, directed by artistic director ...
Review Round-up: Critics Enlivened by Sizwe Banzi
By Editorial Staff · 23 Mar 2007
South Africa’s Baxter Theatre Centre’s production of Sizwe Banzi Is Dead opened at the National’s Lyttelton Theatre on Wednesday (21 March 2007, previews from 19 March) for a strictly ...
Review Round-up: Does Dubuque Dame Succeed?
By Editorial Staff · 21 Mar 2007
Dame Maggie Smith (pictured) returned to the West End last night (20 March 2007, previews from 3 March) to take the title role in Edward Albee’s The Lady from Dubuque at the Theatre Royal ...
Review Round-up: Critics Dying to Praise Erdman
By Editorial Staff · 19 Mar 2007
Moira Buffini’s new adaptation of Nikolai Erdman’s satirical comedy The Suicide, renamed Dying for It, opened at the Almeida Theatre on Thursday (15 March 2007, previews from 8 ...
Review Round-up: Supple Receives Dream Reviews?
By Editorial Staff · 15 Mar 2007
Tim Supple’s epic re-interpretation of A Midsummer Night's Dream, which was created in India with Indian and Sri Lankan performers, opened at Camden’s Roundhouse on Tuesday (13 March 2007, ...
Review Round-up: Mitchell Attempts to Woo Critics
By Editorial Staff · 15 Mar 2007
Katie Mitchell’s tenth anniversary production of Martin Crimp’s Attempts on Her Life opened at the National’s Lyttelton Theatre last night (Wednesday 14 March 2007, previews from 8 March)...
Review Round-up: Did Critics Buy into Little Shop?
By Editorial Staff · 14 Mar 2007
The Menier Chocolate Factory’s Theatregoers’ Choice Award-winning production of the sci-fi musical spoof Little Shop of Horrors transferred this week (Monday 12 March 2007,...