Don’t expect your “typical period drama” with the world premiere of AFTER THE BALL, opening next month at Upstairs at the Gatehouse. Watch our interviews trailer with leading lady Julia Watson, director Nadia Papachronopoulou and playwright Ian Grant about this “exciting piece of new writing” spanning 66 years. And then get booking!
Judging by the overnight reviews, and despite the inevitable pantomime associations for British audiences, the Disney-scale spectacle has worked its magic on most critics. In addition to a round-up of overnight reviews, there’s also a dash of purple carpet glamour, with one very special guest in particular: title star Dean John-Wilson‘s girlfriend, also known as Tony Award winner Cynthia Erivo.