We round up the reviews for the Off-Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim’s musical starring Merrily We Roll Along starring Daniel Radcliffe, Jonathan Groff and Lindsay Mendez.
After Matt Smith & Claire Foy in Lungs, here are 5 more plays perfect for the social distance treatment
The idea of re-performing Lungs while the actors safely socially distance got me thinking about other plays which have been performed over the past year or two that could be similarly revived.
10 wish-list productions for future National Theatre At Home screenings
Following on from the instant success of National Theatre At Home streaming event, it’s got me thinking about all the other wonderful NT Live screenings that I’d love to come to the small screen as part of this series. I have narrowed it down to my top 10.
‘It is Cumming’s performance which you are drawn to’: ENDGAME – Old Vic ★★★★
It is stuffed dogs, ladders and individual performances in Endgame which stay with me rather than anything more philosophical about the human condition.
‘The satisfying bleakness of the text is allowed to breathe’: ENDGAME – Old Vic
A star cast led by Daniel Radcliffe, Alan Cumming and Jane Horrocks make light work of the Beckett classic Endgame.
REVIEW ROUND-UP: Endgame at the Old Vic Theatre
Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the revival of Samuel Beckett’s play starring Daniel Radcliffe and Alan Cumming.
‘A pin-drop silence falls over the auditorium’: ENDGAME / ROUGH FOR THEATRE II – The Old Vic
Much is to be taken from the strangeness of the settings and fine characterful performances in Endgame and Rough For Theatre II which should please Beckett fans and providing plenty of thoughtful material for the journey home.
Stars on stage in 2020
Here’s our guide to some of the familiar faces that you can expect to see on stage this year…
CASTING: Jane Horrocks & Karl Johnson join Alan Cumming & Daniel Radcliffe in Endgame
Jane Horrocks and Karl Johnson will join, as previously announced, Alan Cumming and Daniel Radcliffe in the Old Vic’s forthcoming revival of Samuel Beckett’s 1957 classic Endgame.
NEWS: Claire Foy, Matt Smith, Alan Cumming & Daniel Radcliffe feature in new Old Vic season
Details of Matthew Warchus’ Season 5 at The Old Vic Theatre have been announced. Highlights include:
Claire Foy and Matt Smith making their Old Vic debuts in Duncan Macmillan’s Lungs and Alan Cumming and Daniel Radcliffe starring in a double bill of Samuel Beckett’s Endgame and Rough for Theatre ll.
Mark Shenton views the week of news in the West End & Broadway including a trio of much-anticipated London openings
A big week in London theatre, with three of the most anticipated openings of the autumn: Marianne Elliott’s new production of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s 1970 musical Company, Matthew Lopez’s The Inheritance at the Noel Coward and the launch of Emma Rice’s new post-Globe company Wise Children with a show also called Wild Children, at the Old Vic.
THE WOMAN IN BLACK – West End ★★★★
I found myself thinking I’d seen things out of the corner of my eye so was on the edge of my seat even more throughout.
HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING – Wilton’s Music Hall
Sadly, their current revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying – the first major one in this country since its 1963 premiere – falls on the side of the fatally old-fashioned. Director Benji Sperring’s sure touch has seen him work wonders with shows like The Toxic Avenger but here, an inconsistency of tone and performance level means that it sits awkwardly on this august stage.
On Stoppard: Is it time for a female Rosencrantz & Guildenstern in London?
Has anyone ever staged Rosencrantz and Guildenstern in rep with Hamlet? Can we have a non-white, non-male pairing for the next London production?
NEWS: Rosencrantz & Guildenstern extends one week to 6 May at Old Vic
Due to popular demand, The Old Vic is pleased to announce that Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead will extend by one week until Sat 6 May.
REVIEW ROUND-UP: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead at the Old Vic
Daniel Radcliffe and Joshua McGuire star in this revival of Tom Stoppard’s play at the Old Vic Theatre. But what have critics been saying about it?
ROSENCRANTZ & GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD – Old Vic Theatre
This Old Vic 50th anniversary hoo-ray revival knows that Tom Stoppard offers more than just bouncy a turn of phrase and logical fireworks.
5 shows to look out for in March: An American in Paris, Stepping Out, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? & more
Here is Love London Love Culture’s guide to five of the best shows opening in the capital in March 2017 that you might want to see… Click on links to BUY tickets in the Mates Ticket Shop.
The Year Ahead: Complete round-up of the best theatre coming up in 2017
What are the hottest shows coming up this year? Based on the ones that are most likely to appear on top picks’ lists in my round-up of commentators’ round-ups, they include Hamilton, Obsession, The Glass Menagerie, Angels in America and…
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