Due to the ongoing impact of the Coronavirus pandemic, Anya Reiss’ adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull and Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House, in a version by Frank McGuinness, are both now officially postponed until further notice.
Uncertainty in timetabling is likely to be with us for quite a while. However, I’m keeping my hopes alive that some of the most anticipated plays of the spring and summer season will still go ahead… at some point. Here are my top three.
Three Sisters at the National Theatre, Uncle Vanya at the Harold Pinter and The Seagull at the Playhouse Theatre have all taken very different approaches to reworking Chekhov, bringing fresh insight and relevance to a writer whose plays have often felt rather dry.
Here’s LLLC’s weekly guide to some of the shows you might want to book tickets for includes The Wedding Singer at Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre:, Endgame at the Old Vic and The Seagull at the Playhouse Theatre.
Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.
Mind the Blog has a fairly wide-ranging wish list of things I hope to see, including major shows such as Sunday in the Park with George, Evita, Magic Goes Wrong, Uncle Vanya and the Jamie Lloyd Company residency at the Playhouse Theatre.
Emma Clarendon selects her favourite theatre productions of the year…
The Jamie Lloyd Company has announced that Emilia Clarke is to make her West End debut as Nina in Anya Reiss’ adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull, completing the new season at the Playhouse Theatre.
In our continuing series, our editor Lisa Martland picks out some of her Top Picks from the last week of theatre including Love London Love Culture’s delight at watching Jamie Lloyd’s razor sharp West End production of Cyrano de Bergerac.
Here’s Love London Love Culture’s guide to some of the best shows opening in December.
Actress Michele Austin chatted to us about starring in Jamie Lloyd’s production of Cyrano de Bergerac at the Playhouse Theatre.
Two-time Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe Award-winner Jessica Chastain is to make her UK theatre debut leading Jamie Lloyd Company’s production of Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House, in a version by Frank McGuinness at London’s Playhouse Theatre.
Full details of the 18-strong company joining James McAvoy in Cyrano de Bergerac in the West End have been announced.
Golden Globe and Olivier Award nominated James McAvoy is to lead the company of Edmond Rostand’s Cyrano de Bergerac, the first in a new Jamie Lloyd season at the Playhouse Theatre from November 2019 to August 2020.
Trevor Nunn’s glorious revival of the classic musical Fiddler on the Roof is wonderfully heartwarming to watch.
Maria Friedman and Anita Dobson are to join the company of Trevor Nunn’s critically-acclaimed production of Fiddler on the Roof which is currently running at the reconfigured Playhouse Theatre until 28 September 2019. Friedman plays Golde, and Dobson plays Yente from 18 June, taking over from Judy Kuhn and Louise Gold respectively.
Funny, heartwarming, fascinating, tragic and devastating, Fiddler on the Roof is an unusual but hugely powerful musical, and this production brings out the very best in it.
Trevor Nunn’s extraordinary production of Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick’s classic musical Fiddler on the Roof makes a delightful transfer to the Playhouse Theatre.
Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon spoke to the actor Dermot Canavan about starring in the upcoming West End transfer of Trevor Nunn’s production of Fiddler on the Roof.
Here is LLLC’s guide to some of the best theatre productions opening in the capital in March.