Off-West End Theatre News and Reviews

Meera Syal and cast rehearse NT's Behind the Beautiful Forevers
By Rosie Bannister · 20 Oct 2014

David Hare's new play opens at the NT Olivier on 18 November

Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse do the double at UK Theatre Awards
By Ben Hewis · 20 Oct 2014

Hosted by Michael Xavier, the awards are a celebration of the work of UK Theatre (formerly TMA) member theatres

Park Theatre announces Spring 2015 season
By Rosie Bannister · 20 Oct 2014

Jez Bond's new programme includes world premieres about internet dating, extremism and Margaret Thatcher

Mitchell and Stephens chop down Cherry Orchard
By Rebecca Donn · 17 Oct 2014

Katie Mitchell's production of Simon Stephens' trimmed down adaptation of Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard opened last night

Leading Ladies: Lesley Manville - 'I'm not shy about being raw'
By Michael Coveney · 17 Oct 2014

Leading Ladies is a brand new series, in partnership with photographer Darren Bell, profiling some of the most iconic women in theatre. We start with Lesley Manville in an exclusive shoot at the Century Club

Our Town (Almeida Theatre)
By Catherine Love · 20 Oct 2014

David Cromer's refreshing new version of Thornton Wilder's play amplifies its emphasis on the ordinary

Life on the Moon (English Touring Opera)
By Simon Thomas · 18 Oct 2014

ETO launches its autumn tour - at Hackney Empire - with a rarely-performed Haydn opera

The Cherry Orchard (Young Vic)
By Michael Coveney · 17 Oct 2014

Katie Mitchell directs Simon Stephens adaptation of Chekhov's classic

The Infidel - The Musical (Theatre Royal Stratford East)
By Emma Watkins · 16 Oct 2014

David Baddiel's screen-to-stage musical fails to live up to expectations

Lord of the Flies (Sadler's Wells)
By Jane Martin · 14 Oct 2014

New Adventures and Re:Bourne have created a stunning dance interpretation of Golding's dark novel