As it’s the first of the month, we’re taking a moment to remind ourselves of the most popular contributions from our 20+ syndicate Mates bloggers from the month just closed. What were the reviews and other blogs that got readers clicking most? Any surprises? Our Top 25 Mates Blogs from November 2017 are listed below with summaries and links to read more.
Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.
Continental drama, in this era of Brexit negotiations, seems to be rarer and rarer on British stages. But, luckily, there are some venues which buck this parochial trend.
There is something exquisitely philosophical and European about Lot Vekemans’ approach, at once logical and precise as she moves her two-hander from a point of unresolved conflict and outright hostility to, if not complete reconciliation, at least a peace-making.
Can you believe it? The list of my ‘shows to see’ is so packed with fantastic openings that there is no space for the two biggest shows out there – Follies and Network, both at the National Theatre. Instead, I wanted to focus on shows that you can see now, and which I think – in all my wisdom – promise to be exciting, relevant, and with something to say about who we are and the
Claire Price and Zubin Varla star in the UK premiere of Dutch hit play Poison at London’s Orange Tree Theatre in November.
Artistic Director Paul Miller announces six months of the multi-award winning Off West End theatre’s unique brand of rediscovered classics and new plays, alongside work for young people and one-off specials.