Review Round-up

Critics commend contemporary Medea
Rupert Goold directs Rachel Cusk's modern adaptation of Euripides' greek tragedy
Did Kinky Boots stand tall with critics?
By Editorial Staff
The screen-to-stage musical set in a Northampton shoe factory received its West End premiere on Tuesday
Did Future Conditional make the grade?
By Editorial Staff
Matthew Warchus's inaugural season as artistic director of the Old Vic opened last week with Tamsin Oglesby's meditation on education
'Summer is over' as critics pan Dusty
The jukebox musical of Dusty Springfield's life finally opens in the West End
Denise Gough shines in People, Places and Things
Jeremy Herrin's production of Duncan Macmillan's new play opened in the National's Dorfman Theatre last night
Mixed bag for Cumberbatch's heavily-hyped Hamlet
Lyndsey Turner's radical production didn't sit well with all the critics, though its star was more roundly praised
Are the critics loopy for Lupin?
By Will Longman
Michael Simkins' adaptation of the Sunday Times bestseller has arrived in the West End
Did Seven Brides for Seven Brothers woo the critics?
Rachel Kavanaugh's production runs at the Open Air Theatre until 29 August
Mixed bag for Kendal-led Hay Fever
By Editorial Staff
Lindsay Posner's production has transferred from Bath to the West End via Australia
Donmar election play gets critics' vote
By Editorial Staff
James Graham's The Vote, which was broadcast live on election night, starred a 50-strong ensemble including Judi Dench