James Saunders’ play about love, marriage and sex, Bodies, will be staged for the first time since 1979, when it is revived by Two’s Company later this month. The production, directed by Tricia Thorns, runs at Southwark Playhouse from 13 February to 9 March 2019.
Streamlined staging and a strong ensemble cast allow Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Aspects of Love to be seen in a favourable light.
Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Jonathan O’Boyle’s production of Aspects of Love which has transferred to London from Manchester.
Aspects of Love may perhaps benefit from a modern reworking to iron out the more distasteful elements, but it should be fondly remembered.
We’ve said goodbye to 2018 — including a look back at some of the year’s highlights and lowlights. Now it’s time to look ahead to 2019 — and offer my picks of the year so far announced.
Here’s Love London Love Culture’s theatre picks for 2019.
Southwark Playhouse has announced its new 2019 season, running from January to June, one of the final programmes in its current home before it moves into two custom-built facilities for its long-term future.
The award-winning Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester and Aria Entertainment has today announced the first three in-house productions of an ambitious and diverse 2018: The world premiere of new British musical The ToyBoy Diaries, a new revival of the acclaimed modern Broadway hit Spring Awakening and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s classic Aspects of Love.
The trouble with Andrew Lloyd Webber… No, that’s too easy. The trouble with Apects of Love is that it’s a trite plot about characters too self-absorbed to care about, woven with the relentless thread of ALW’s musical recycling. All the new Trevor Nunn production at the Menier Chocolate Factory does is illuminate the weaving flaws. […]
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