Just the one more trip to see the glorious Company at the Gielgud Theatre before it sadly departs. Marianne Elliott’s multi Critics Circle Award-winning and Olivier-nominated revival of Stephen Sondheim’s modern classic must finish tonight (30 March 2019).
Phone rings, door chimes, in comes an adaptation of Company that subtly but definitively realigns it for a contemporary audience and makes you wonder how you could ever go back to the original as is.
Marianne Elliott brings Company to the West End with a production that may well change the musical forever.
Jonathan Bailey will play Jamie (originally written as the female character, Amy) and Alex Gaumond will play his devoted fiancée Paul in Marianne Elliott’s new production of George Furth and Stephen Sondheim’s Company which opens at the Gielgud Theatre from 26 September 2018.
Further casting has been announced for Marianne Elliott’s highly-anticipated new production of George Furth and Stephen Sondheim’s Company which previews from 26 September 2018 at the Gielgud Theatre (press night is 16 October).
Theatre Royal Haymarket’s new production reimagines the classic Molière comedy Tartuffe in the West End’s first ever dual-language production. The play is adapted by Christopher Hampton and is set in contemporary Los Angeles.
I think some of the elements in Tartuffe might have been lost in translation, they were certainly lost on me, but for anyone who is fluent in French and English, it could be just the thing for a good night out.
George Blagden, Sebastian Roché and Olivia Ross are among the latest actors to have joined the West End cast of Tartuffe, alongside the previously announced Paul Anderson and Audrey Fleurot.
Pairing director Jamie Lloyd with writer Philip Ridley seems almost guaranteed to produce a hit – a vibrant director that appeals to a youthful, diverse audience and a writer who found fame in the 1990s for pioneering vulgar, shocking and unapologetic plays.
Jamie Lloyd tackles Philip Ridley’s 1991 modern classic — with terrifically immersive results.
Today Shoreditch Town Hall announces an immersive double-bill of Philip Ridley plays, including the world première of Killer and a new production of Ridley’s contemporary classic The Pitchfork Disney, his first stage play which premièred in 1991. The productions will both be directed by Jamie Lloyd and run in ‘The Ditch’ basement spaces of Shoreditch Town Hall in spring 2017. …