Due to the ongoing impact of the Coronavirus pandemic, Anya Reiss’ adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull and Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House, in a version by Frank McGuinness, are both now officially postponed until further notice.
Uncertainty in timetabling is likely to be with us for quite a while. However, I’m keeping my hopes alive that some of the most anticipated plays of the spring and summer season will still go ahead… at some point. Here are my top three.
Shortlists have been announced for the 65th annual Evening Standard Theatre Awards ceremony, which will take place on Sunday 24 November 2019 at the London Coliseum.
Two-time Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe Award-winner Jessica Chastain is to make her UK theatre debut leading Jamie Lloyd Company’s production of Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House, in a version by Frank McGuinness at London’s Playhouse Theatre.
Best of the Blogs: The Mates give their verdicts on Big, A Dolls’s House, Shida & The Eyes Of The Night.
Tanika Gupta’s superb reimagining of Henrik Ibsen’s modern classic A Doll’s House is both entertaining and deep.
Samuel Adamson’s take on A Doll’s House is an ambitious play, sometimes overly so, which delivers fascinating moments but has a tendency to fall short.
Wife at the Kiln Theatre is a decade-hopping epic about marriage and sexual identity which joyfully celebrates the art of theatre.
The Lyric Hammersmith Theatre has announced its 2019/2020 programme of work, Rachel O’Riordan’s inaugural season as artistic director.
I’ve seen numerous productions of A Doll’s House over the years, but this is the first one that’s fleshed out what was hiding in plain sight – the overarching weight of the characters’ worries and what their respective fears compels them to do.