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‘Seething with life & feeling’: INDECENT – Menier Chocolate Factory ★★★★★

In London theatre, Opinion, Other Recent Articles, Plays, Reviews by Libby PurvesLeave a Comment

Rather than return cautiously with a safe old feelgood favourite the Menier’s artistic director David Babani has taken – deep breath – a new American-Jewish Broadway play about a 1923 scandal about a lesbian play in Yiddish from 1907, and its 1940s aftermath in a doomed attic in the Lodz ghetto

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NEWS: Menier Chocolate Factory announces its spring season for 2020

In London theatre, Native, News, Opinion, Plays, Press Releases, Sticky by Press Releases

The Menier Chocolate Factory has announced the forthcoming two productions – the European premiere of Paula Vogel’s Tony Award-winning play Indecent, directed by Rebecca Taichman; and Alan Bennett’s Habeas Corpus directed by Patrick Marber, who returns to the Menier following his hit production of Tom Stoppard’s Travesties.

My theatre diary: Multitudes, Gods and Monsters, Kill Me Now, How I Learned to Drive and Boa

In London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Reviews by Terri PaddockLeave a Comment

The Off-West End play has very much been the thing for me in the past few weeks of theatregoing. Here are five (four of them brand-new plays) worth squeezing into your theatregoing calendar this month – and when I say this month, I do mean this month. As usual, I’ve listed productions in closing date order, […]