Theatre photography is one of the most important ways to promote a new production and simultaneously one of the elements audiences – and probably most creatives – actively think least about.
Streetcars, Smoke & Southern Belles: Taking on Tennessee Williams
As a great American dramatist, Williams’s timeless understanding of human emotion and the particularly explosive dynamics of family groups has always been such a notable feature of his writing.
‘Disappointingly middle of the road’: THREE SISTERS – Almeida Theatre
Chekhov classic from the team behind the West End hit Summer and Smoke is too middle of the road
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NEWS: Come From Away, Company & The Inheritance are top winners at the Olivier Awards
Come From Away, Company and The Inheritance led the way with four awards each at the Olivier Awards 2019 with Mastercard, announced at a ceremony tonight (Sunday 7 April) at London’s Royal Albert Hall, hosted by Jason Manford.
Debbie’s favourite female performances of 2018
Mind the Blog rounds up her favourite female performances in the theatre during 2018.
NEWS: Almeida Theatre’s new season will feature the return of Simon Russell Beale, Patsy Ferran & Anne Washburn
Artistic director Rupert Goold has announced the Almeida Theatre’s new season.
A theatre addict’s latest favourites
While I’m having to scale back my theatregoing this year, the quality of the shows I’ve seen recently has made up for the reduction in volume. For anyone looking for inspiration, here are my latest recommendations.
‘Surely a West End transfer is on the cards?’: SUMMER & SMOKE – Almeida Theatre
Summer & Smoke sizzles with repression. Lyrical, scintillating and stormy, it’s a show not to miss.
‘A glorious adaptation’: SUMMER & SMOKE – Almeida Theatre
The business of Summer & Smoke at the Almeida Theatre is handled with such subtly that it allows the deep emotional connection at the heart of the story to flourish. With a magnetic central pairing, Rebecca Frecknall’s production is unmissably beautiful, and the Almeida at its finest.
‘The beauty shines through’: SUMMER & SMOKE – Almeida Theatre ★★★★
Nothing is wasted, no irony or brief sad laugh unmarked in Summer & Smoke at the Almeida. At times the self-conscious staging irritated me, a little, but the beauty shone through, and honour to Rebecca Frecknall for championing this gorgeous, gentle play.
What’s made Victoria’s Top Twelve shows for March 2018?
There’s this terrible balance between keeping the list short enough to hold attention but making sure great shows get shared. Hence why I’ve been defeated here, yet again, and we have a top twelve.
7 shows to look out for in February: Long Day’s Journey into Night, Frozen &…
As we fast approach February, Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon rounds up the productions she’s most looking forward to in February. With Mates ticket links…
NEWS: Goold directs Mike Bartlett latest, Twilight Zone gets stage premiere in new Almeida season
In addition to the West End transfer of James Graham’s Ink, the Almeida Theatre has today announced its new season, including the stage premiere of The Twilight Zone and Mike Bartlett’s new play Albion.