Reviews

Around the World in 80 Days (Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester)
By Carmel Thomason · 1 Aug 2014

This New Vic and Royal Exchange adaptation of Jules Verne's classic is a Summer treat

Marry Me A Little (St James Theatre)
By Carole Gordon · 1 Aug 2014

Laura Pitt-Pulford and Simon Bailey impress in the compilation of several Stephen Sondheim songs at the St James Studio

Drag King Richard III (Riverside Studios)
By Jane Martin · 1 Aug 2014

The struggle for transgender identity is explored alongside the machinations of Shakespeare's most ruthless king

Dessa Rose (Trafalgar Studios)
By Michael Coveney · 1 Aug 2014

The cast impress in Flaherty and Ahrens' musical, but it lacks a little in the adaptation

Relatively Speaking (Frinton)
By Anne Morley-Priestman · 30 Jul 2014

It was the play which brought Alan Ayckbourn to the attention of London audiences in 1967.

The Nightmares of Carlos Fuentes (Arcola Theatre)
By Helen Macdonald · 30 Jul 2014

Nabil Elouahabi shows us what he's made of in Nicolas Kent's production

Porgy and Bess (Open Air Theatre)
By Simon Thomas · 29 Jul 2014

The great American opera spends Summertime livin' it easy in Regent's Park

A Streetcar Named Desire (Young Vic)
By Michael Coveney · 29 Jul 2014

Gillian Anderson has a tragic quality about her in Benedict Andrews' production

A Bright Room Called Day (Southwark Playhouse)
By Maisie Collins · 28 Jul 2014

The production of Tony Kushner's play doesn't provoke the questions that it might

Moses und Aron (Welsh National Opera)
By Keith McDonnell · 26 Jul 2014

50 years since its last Covent Garden appearance, Schoenberg's opera returns courtesy of WNO