Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.
Best of the Blogs: The House of the Spirits, The Green Fairy, Death of a Salesman & more
In our continuing series, our editor Lisa Martland picks out some of her Top Picks from the last week of theatre (to 10 November 2019) including Aleks Sierz’s thoughts on Caridad Svich’s “excellent” adaptation of Isabel Allende’s 1982 modern classic The House of the Spirits at Cervantes Theatre.
‘Flashes of fun but narrowly sadistic’: SYDNEY & THE OLD GIRL – Park Theatre
Black comedy Sydney & The Old Girl is occasionally entertaining, but much too dark and dispiriting for its own good.
‘Margolyes once again proves why she’s one of our finest actresses’: SYDNEY & THE OLD GIRL – Park Theatre
Sydney & the Old Girl features commendable performances and there is a good dose of humour, however ultimately this sinister play which intends to shock simply leaves you feeling deflated.
NEWS: Miriam Margolyes, Tracy-Ann Oberman & Meaghan Martin line up for new Park Theatre season
Park Theatre has announced its new July to December 2019 season. Featuring four world premiere productions, two UK and London premieres and a range of revivals from Broadway and the West End and featuring Miriam Margolyes, Tracy-Ann Oberman and Meaghan Martin.