In our continuing series, our editor Lisa Martland picks out some of her Top Picks from the last week of theatre (to 19 January 2020), including Aleks Sierz’s view that the new production of Les Misérables at the Sondheim Theatre is marching on to victory.
We round up the reviews for Bronagh Lagan’s production of Rags which transfers to the Park Theatre following a run at the Hope Mill theatre last year.
In Rags director Bronagh Lagan has assembled some gifted talent in her Park Theatre company with Carolyn Maitland as Rebecca driving the show.
Bronagh Lagan’s production of Rags has heart in spades and provides a real impact through the thoughtful way its themes are tackled.
Shackleton and His Stowaway is an evocative account of ridiculous bravery and comradeship and a fascinating and thrilling tribute to these extraordinary men.
Here’s a guide to some of the shows that you might want to book tickets for in the week beginning 13 January 2020.
Andy Dickinson’s play based on the true events of Shackleton’s 1914-1917 Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition is wonderfully presented but is lacking in purpose to be completely satisfying. A story of courage, survival and endurance, there is much to amaze in this recounting of Ernest Shackleton’s Imperial Trans-Atlantic Expedition. Vividly described through the poetic language used effectively… Read More
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.
As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A series, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock returns to the Park Theatre for startling new American play Never Not Once. Got any questions?
Actress Carolyn Maitland chatted to Emma Clarendon about starring in Rags The Musical at the Park Theatre.
“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.
As part of her ongoing post-show talk series, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock returns to the Park Theatre for Aria Entertainment’s Hope Mill Theatre transfer of Stephen Schwartz’s RAGS The Musical. Got any questions?
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.
While the theatre world is currently excited about the casting of Elsa in Frozen the musical in London next year, the Park Theatre is celebrating the original Snow Queen with its Christmas production.
Carolyn Maitland, Dave Willetts and Sam Attwater will star as Rebecca, Avram and Bronfman respectively in RAGS The Musical at London’s Park Theatre. The show will run for a limited season from 9 January to 8 February 2020, with a press night on 14 January.
Actress Kellie Batchelor chatted to Emma Clarendon about starring in Martha, Josie and 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.
In our continuing series, our editor Lisa Martland picks out some of her Top Picks from the last week of theatre including Ben Dowell (for theatreCat) giving his verdict on the much-anticipated arrival of Dear Evan Hansen at the Noel Coward Theatre.
Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.
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.