Review Round-Ups

Review Round-up: It’s Waste Not, Want Not for West
By Editorial Staff
Actor-director Samuel West’s revival of Harley Granville Barker’s rarely seen Edwardian political drama Waste - a play once described by Sir Peter Hall as the greatest play about politici
Review Round-up: Creditors Avoid Critical Crunch
By Editorial Staff
Two years after winning critical plaudits as well as a Whatsonstage.com Award for Best Director for My Name Is Rachel Corrie, actor Alan Rickman was back at the helm on Tuesday (30 Septembe
Review Round-up: Has Staged Pearl Lost Lustre?
By Editorial Staff
The stage version of Girl With a Pearl Earring transferred this week to the West End’s Theatre Royal Haymarket, where it’s booking for a limited season until 1 November (See 1st Night P
Review Round-up: Did Davies Get Critics Dancing?
By Editorial Staff
Come Dancing, the long-planned new musical written by former Kinks singer-songwriter Ray Davies, received its world premiere at east London’s Theatre Royal Stratford East last week (24 Sept
Review Round-up: Walsh\'s Walworth Is No Farce?
By Editorial Staff
Direct from a critically acclaimed run in New York, Dublin-born playwright Enda Walsh’s The Walworth Farce, received its London premiere at the NT’s Cottesloe theatre on Wednesday 24 Sept
Review Round-up: Are Khan & Binoche in Favour?
By Editorial Staff
in-i - the new contemporary dance theatre piece co-created, performed and directed by French stage and screen actress Juliette Binoche (pictured) and dancer and choreographer Akram Khan - r
Review Round-up: Godley Steals Hartnett’s Rain?
By Editorial Staff
The premiere production of Rain Man, the stage adaptation of the 1988 Oscar-winning film, opened at the Apollo Theatre on Friday (19 September 2008, previews from 28 August), ten days later t
Review Round-up: Riflemind Fires a Critical Blank
By Editorial Staff
The European premiere production of Andrew Upton’s Riflemind, directed by Oscar winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, opened at the Trafalgar Studios last night (19 September 2008, previews
Review Round-up: Branagh’s Ivanov Stuns Critics
By Editorial Staff
The inaugural production of the Donmar’s West End season, Ivanov, opened last night (17 September 2008, previews from 12 September)at Wyndham’s Theatre, with the stellar cast supported
Review Round-up: Goold’s Characters Find Plaudits
By Editorial Staff
Rupert Goold’s production of Pirandello’s seminal 1921 play Six Characters in Search of an Author transferred to the West End this week (Monday 15 September 2008, previews from 10 Sep