The Graduates At Cadogan Hall concerts, designed to showcase the talents of those who have graduated during the last year, is wonderfully diverse and impressive.
‘A triumph of ingenuity & responsiveness’: 15 HEROINES – Jermyn Street Theatre (Online theatre)
15 Heroines is an impressive and energised reworking of Greek myth that leaves the audience keen to find out more about each of these women and their remarkable lives.
Being a woman in Greek Mythology isn’t easy and for the most part they sit on the sidelines, forgotten sideshows to what are predominantly male narratives of war, conquest and feats of daring. Where women do feature, they are mere prizes to be won,…
‘Offers startlingly fresh perspective on these tales’: 15 HEROINES – Jermyn Street Theatre & Digital Theatre (Online review)
Reinterpreting the women of Greek mythology for today, the theatrical enterprise of 15 Heroines is a major achievement and a highlight of the year, digital or otherwise.
‘Each piece is bold in its message, brave in its execution & a thrill to watch’: BETTER IN PERSON – Burn Bright (Online review)
‘There is no doubt that this is the first of many events from the Burn Bright family. A family that has staked it very existence on the fact that we need a seismic shift in the way we create, present and support theatre.’
‘A lovely revival’: MARTHA, JOSIE & THE CHINESE ELVIS – Park Theatre
Martha, Josie and the Chinese Elvis at the Park Theatre is a lively revival of Charlotte Jones’ quirky and hugely enjoyable 1999 play about parenting and life on immoral earnings.
FEATURED SHOW: The reviews are in for ★★★★★ hit Martha, Josie and the Chinese Elvis
“Delightfully amusing”, “brilliantly written” and “deeply moving” – critics have fallen back in love with Charlotte Jones’ award-winning comedy Martha, Josie and the Chinese Elvis. Check our some of our favourite reviews, then book your tickets.
FIRST LOOK: Check out the fabulous new production images for Martha, Josie and the Chinese Elvis
Leopard print, rubber gloves and an Elvis impersonator; sounds like my kind of party! Take a look at the first images of Signal Theatre Company’s revival of Charlotte Jones’ award-winning comedy Martha, Josie and the Chinese Elvis, then book your tickets.
“A play that’s about accepting people for who they are… seems more relevant than ever” Robert Wolstenholme on Martha, Josie & the Chinese Elvis
Acceptance, laughter and falling in snowdrifts – director Robert Wolstenholme tells us about staging Charlotte Jones’ award-winning comedy, Martha, Josie and the Chinese Elvis, at Park Theatre this Christmas. Read what he tells us, then book your tickets.
BEHIND THE SCENES: Take a peek at a very unusual party with rehearsal images for Martha, Josie and the Chinese Elvis
It’s officially party season, but the gathering in Charlotte Jones’ award-winning comedy Martha, Josie and the Chinese Elvis is a little different. Take a look at the party preparations with our rehearsal gallery, then book your tickets.
NEWS: Sioned Jones & Kellie Batchelor lead the cast of Martha, Josie & the Chinese Elvis
Casting has been revealed for the first London run of Charlotte Jones’ award-winning comedy, Martha, Josie and the Chinese Elvis, with Sioned Jones and Kellie Batchelor taking the title roles in the alternative Christmas treat. Book your tickets now.
NEWS: Miriam Margolyes, Tracy-Ann Oberman & Meaghan Martin line up for new Park Theatre season
Park Theatre has announced its new July to December 2019 season. Featuring four world premiere productions, two UK and London premieres and a range of revivals from Broadway and the West End and featuring Miriam Margolyes, Tracy-Ann Oberman and Meaghan Martin.
‘It is in-yer-face, a touch transgressive & very proud’: HOLE – Royal Court Theatre
Hole, a short new play from actor Ellie Kendrick is full of ferocity but is not strong on originality or nuance.
‘A small, quiet important play for our times’: THE MEETING – Chichester ★★★★
A small, quiet important play for our times, Charlotte Jones’ The Meeting is led by a luminous, fiercely honest performance by Lydia Leonard as Rachel and Gerald Kyd as the puzzled ultimately broad-shouldered Adam.
Text of the Day: Humble Boy
Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.
‘A masterclass in writing’: HUMBLE BOY – Orange Tree Theatre
Humble Boy is a play about life and about families, about how nothing can be certain no matter how hard we try. Not all our ambitions and hopes will be rewarded with stars and recognition. And it is a masterclass in writing from Charlotte Jones.
‘Commendable freshness & vigour’: HUMBLE BOY – Orange Tree Theatre
Characterised by black humour, loopy writing and good acting, Humble Boy at the Orange Tree Theatre combines laugh-out-loud delights with a quietly moving ending.
Caroline Quentin, Rufus Hound & Penelope Keith line up for Chichester Festival Theatre 2018 season
Chichester Festival Theatre’s Festival 2018 season, announced today, will feature new plays by Laura Wade and Charlotte Jones and revivals of Michael Frayn’s Copenhagen and musical Flowers For Mrs Harris.