Off-West End Theatre News and Reviews

Dilapidated tenement blocks: Recreating Dublin's high street on stage for The Plough and Stars
By Jon Bausor
As The Plough and the Stars arrives in London, designer Jon Bausor explains how he and Sean Holmes came to the conceptual designs for the play
Stars of the stage celebrate Andrew Lloyd Webber's 70th birthday
The composer's hits include Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Jesus Christ Superstar, Evita and Phantom of the Opera
Theatre Royal Stratford East announces new season featuring Frantic Assembly and April de Angelis
Nadia Fall's inaugural season will also see Matthew Xia return to direct this year's pantomime
Review: Kiss of the Spider Woman (Menier Chocolate Factory)
Declan Bennett and Samuel Barnett star in this new stage adaptation of Manuel Puig's novel
Review: Madhouse Re:exit (Shoreditch Town Hall)
Access All Areas puts learning disabled artists at the heart of this new immersive piece in London
Review: Great Apes (Arcola Theatre)
Patrick Marmion adapts Will Self's 1997 novel
Review: Vivaldi's Four Seasons: A Reimagining (Sam Wanamaker Playhouse)
Master puppeteers Gyre & Gimble's latest piece is a response to Max Richter's acclaimed recomposition of Vivaldi's masterpiece
Review: Acceptance (Hampstead Theatre)
Anna Ledwich directs Amy Ng's new play about prejudices and escaping our past