Ian Rickson directs this revival of Edward Albee’s play starring Damian Lewis and Sophie Okenedo. But what have critics been saying about it?
The wit and charm of US comedian Wallace Shawn is lost on me. I never saw him as Alicia Silverstone’s teacher in Clueless and haven’t caught whatever comedy series made him popular, on a channel I’d have to pay Murdoch to see. No matter, I doubt he’d laugh at my stuff either, but as he’s here in his own play at the National, I was willing to give it a go.
Most review publications rate shows on a five-star basis. But even full fives across the board from every theatre critic in the country won’t guarantee a hit. So what does? Over his 30-odd years working in theatre – creating, building, running and marketing venues, shows and festivals – my friend Chris Grady has come up […]
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