Review Round-Ups

Review Round-up: Caroline Is a Refreshing Change
By Editorial Staff · 20 Oct 2006 · West End
Tony Kushner’s semi autobiographical 2004 Broadway musical Caroline, or Change, with a score by Jeanine Tesori, received its UK premiere last night (19 October 2006 previews from 10 October) ...
Review Round-up: Did Critics Decipher Cryptogram?
By Editorial Staff · 19 Oct 2006 · West End
Kim Cattrall stars in Josie Rourke’s new production of David Mamet’s elliptical 1995 three-hander about the end of childhood The Cryptogram, which opened on Tuesday (17 October 2006, ...
Review Round-up: Pike Heats up Williams’ Summer
By Editorial Staff · 19 Oct 2006 · West End
Ex-Bond girl and Hitchcock Blonde Rosamund Pike (pictured) returned to the West End last night (18 October 2006, previews from 11 October) to star in Tennessee Williams’ rarely performed ...
Review Round-up: British Critics Tuck into Spamalot
By Editorial Staff · 17 Oct 2006 · West End
Ahead of tonight’s star-studded premiere, the press were let in last night (16 October 2006, previews from 30 September) to pass their judgment on Spamalot, the Tony Award-winning Broadway ...
Review Round-up: Was Hall’s Godot Worth the Wait?
By Editorial Staff · 12 Oct 2006 · West End
Sir Peter Hall’s 50th anniversary production of Samuel Beckett’s modern masterpiece Waiting for Godot opened at the New Ambassadors this week (Monday 9 October 2006, previews from 3 ...
Review Round-up: Critics Willkommen Back Cabaret
By Editorial Staff · 11 Oct 2006 · West End
Cabaret returned to the West End last night (10 October 2006, previews from 22 September) at Shaftesbury Avenue’s Lyric Theatre, where Anna Maxwell Martin (His Dark Materials, The Coast of
Review Round-up: Do Critics Back Cumming's Bent?
By Editorial Staff · 6 Oct 2006 · West End
Olivier and Tony Award-winning Scotsman Alan Cumming, who has been based in the US since accompanying Sam Mendes’ 1998 production of Cabaret to Broadway, returned to the West End to star in ...
Review Round-up: McPherson Fares Well Critically?
By Editorial Staff · 4 Oct 2006 · West End
Irishman Conor McPherson’s latest play, The Seafarer, received its world premiere last week (28 September 2006, previews from 20 September) at the National’s Cottesloe Theatre, where it ...
Review Round-up: Did Wicked Bewitch the Critics?
By Editorial Staff · 28 Sep 2006 · West End
Broadway blockbuster musical Wicked opened last night at the West End’s Apollo Victoria Theatre (See News, 16 Dec 2005), complete with a green carpet for the celebrities dotted among the ...
Review Round-up: Spacey Knows Best in Moon Hit
By Editorial Staff · 27 Sep 2006 · West End
After five months of darkness, the premature closure of Arthur Miller’s Resurrection Blues and acres of negative media coverage about Kevin Spacey’s tenure as artistic director, the Old ...