Mephisto [A Rhapsody], a French meta-theatrical update of Klaus Mann’s classic novel, has some brilliant moments but lacks metaphorical force.
New play Eden at the Hampstead Theatre, about corporate capitalism and local resistance, is let down by poor and unbelievable writing.
This intelligent and sensitive adaptation of Virginia Woolf’s modernist classic Mrs Dalloway at the Arcola Theatre is a good example of current fringe creativity.
Adapting Mrs Dalloway for the stage is no easy feat, given that this classic novel, arguably Virginia Woolf’s most famous undertaking is renowned for using a stream of consciousness technique to get right to the heart of the characters’ thoughts and emotions. Thankfully this latest adaptation by Hal Coase, performed at the Arcola Theatre, meets… Read More