Review Round-Ups

Review Round-up: Warm Welcome for Dark House?
By Editorial Staff
In a Dark Dark House, the latest work from American dramatist Neil Labute, made its European premiere at the Almeida last week (27 November 2008, previews from 20 November), to a star-studd
Review Round-up: Donmar Hosts Happy Renuion
By Editorial Staff
The Donmar’s revival of TS Eliot’s rarely-performed verse drama The Family Reunion opened this week (25 November 2008, previews from 20 November), forming the centrepiece of the Donmar’s ...
Review Round-up: Sun Shines on August Transfer
By Editorial Staff
The Chicago Steppenwolf production of Tracy Letts\' August: Osage County opened to critics at the NT Lyttelton last night (26 November 2008, previews from 21 November) with most original ...
Review Round-up: Will New London Imagine a Hit?
By Editorial Staff
Critics got their first view of the new so-called “Holocaust musical” Imagine This last night (19 November 2008, previews from 4 November) at the West End’s New London Theatre (See Toda
Review Round-up: Pirates Walk Plank in Treasure
By Editorial Staff
Perennial screen baddie Keith Allen made his West End debut last night (17 November 2008, previews from 7 November) playing pirate Long John Silver in Ken Ludwig’s new stage adaptation of
Review Round-up: Hare Keeps Pace With Critics?
By Editorial Staff
David Hare’s new political drama Gethsemane, his 14th original play for the National Theatre, received its world premiere last night (11 November 2008, previews from 11 November) in the N
Review Round-up: Did Hodge Sparkle in La Cage?
By Editorial Staff
The West End got a hefty dose of pre-panto season drag last week when the Menier Chocolate Factory revival of La Cage Aux Folles transferred to the Playhouse (See 1st Night Photos, 31 Oct 200
Review Round-up: A Fiennes Reception for Oedipus
By Editorial Staff
Jonathan Kent’s National Theatre production of Oedipus opened last night at the NT Olivier (16 October 2008, previews from 8 October), 13 years after the acclaimed Peter Hall production
Review Round-up: Has Tennant Lost Midas Touch?
By Editorial Staff
Love\'s Labour\'s Lost, the second production from the David Tennant-led Royal Shakespeare Company ensemble behind Hamlet, opened last night at the Courtyard Theatre, Stratford-upon-
Review Round-up: Great Gambon Lands Critical Hit
By Editorial Staff
Rupert Goold’s production of Harold Pinter’s No Man\'s Land opened in the West End last night (7 October 2008, previews from 27 September) to an audience including the playwright himsel