Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.
Latest short from the fab Caryl Churchill is a surprisingly intense and uncomfortable play about death, reviewed on the last night of its short season at the National’s Lyttelton Theatre.
This week the London theatre bloggers – including Mates co-founder Terri Paddock – discuss Sheridan Smith in Funny Girl, Caryl Churchill’s Here We Go and Linda, starring Noma Dumezweni (taking over at short notice from Kim Cattrall) at the Royal Court.
Extracts from interview features with the Royal Opera House’s (soon departing) Director of Opera Kasper Holten, Sheffield Crucible’s (soon departing) artistic director Daniel Evans, Broadway’s Jackie Hoffman & more.
I’m being forced to take a theatre break thanks to dislocating my brand-new hip! But perhaps I can finally catch up some movies and TV series…..