Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.
This site-specific version is a bit of a gimmick, and while one part of me yearns for the play to be allowed to speak for itself, another just relishes the novelty of this revival’s setting. So what’s the verdict? Guilty of being a good night out.
Classic 1953 play by the English Chekhov is fascinating, but rather dated in its values and too clumsy in its production.
Philip Ridley’s latest is an ambitious fantasy epic whose scope and majesty will blow you clean away.
Terence Rattigan’s best play stars Helen McCrory in an uncertain production that attempts an emotional update.