Marianne Elliott’s Company is a show for a 2018 audience. Take yourself down to the Gielgud Theatre to see the musical which is sure to sweep the next Olivier Awards.
But it is hard, after the fizzing warm naturalism of Butterworth’s farm-kitchen, to bond immediately with Kushner’s often self-conscious wordiness. His characters are sometimes almost Shavian in their reluctance to stop gnawing repetitively over every socio-political bone.
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time is Simon Stephens’ charming adaptation of Mark Haddon’s novel of the same name. The story of Christopher Boone is one that has touched many people over the years, telling of an intelligent and inquisitive 15-year-old with Asperger’s Syndrome.
The National Theatre’s acclaimed production of War Horse, begins a major tour of the UK on 15 September 2017 at the Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury, where it will run until 14 October 2017. War Horse will then tour to the Bristol Hippodrome (18 October – 11 November 2017), the Empire Theatre, Liverpool (15 November – 2 December 2017), New Theatre, …