Review Round-Ups

Review Round-up: Shadowlands Moves Critics Anew
By Editorial Staff
William Nicholson’s award-winning 1990 play Shadowlands returned to the West End last night (8 October, previews from 3 October), opening at Wyndham’s Theatre, where Charles Dance and
Review Round-up: West Deals First Choice Revival
By Editorial Staff
Patrick Marber’s award-winning debut play about men and poker, Dealer's Choice, was revived this week (opened 3 October, previews from 27 September) at Southwark’s Menier Chocolate Fa
Review Round-up: Punchdrunk Scores Again at BAC
By Editorial Staff
Site-specific specialists Punchdrunk have followed last year’s award-winning production of Faust, played out across the five stories of a disused warehouse in Wapping, with a new Edgar Al
Review Round-up: Not Enough Laughter’s Present?
By Editorial Staff
Sixty-five years after it was first staged in the West End, Noel Coward’s classic comedy Present Laughter received its National Theatre premiere last night (2 October 2007, previews from
Review Round-up: How Do Critics Ride Rhinoceros?
By Editorial Staff
Eugene Ionesco’s early Absurdist play Rhinoceros received its first major UK revival last night (27 September 2007, previews from 21 September) at the Royal Court, where it continues unti
Review Round-up: Scandal Causes Critical Divide
By Editorial Staff
Actor-writer Robin Soans’ latest verbatim drama Life After Scandal - with a multi-tasking cast including Caroline Quentin, making a rare stage appearance (See News, 6 Aug 2008) - premie
Review Round-up: Is This the Macbeth of a Lifetime?
By Editorial Staff
Chichester Festival’s sell-out production of Macbeth, starring Patrick Stewart in the title role, transferred last night (26 September 2007, previews from 24 September) to the West End
Review Round-up: No Raining on Donmar’s Parade
By Editorial Staff
Nearly a decade after it had its short-lived New York premiere, the two-time Tony Award-winning musical Parade received its long-awaited London premiere last night (24 September 2007, previ
Review Round-up: Have TV Bad Girls Turned Good?
By Editorial Staff
Bad Girls - The Musical, the stage adaptation of the long-running ITV drama of the same name, received its West End premiere this week at the Garrick Theatre, facing the critics on Wednes
Review Round-up: Is Channing Too Stylish to Sing?
By Editorial Staff
US screen and stage star Stockard Channingreturned to the London stage last Thursday 6 September 2007 (previews from 31 August) to star in the Almeida Theatre revival of Clifford Odets’ 1935 ...