Groan Ups has hamster substitutions, unexpected subtler laughs and a moment of real pathos before it swizzles into something more poignant.
If these first-look photos of Mischief Theatre’s Groan Ups don’t put you in touch with your ‘inner child’, we don’t know what will. Just two days to go until the brand-new comedy officially opens. Time to get booking!
It’s cruel to ask one of the original Mischief Theatre company to choose their favourite comedy to date? But we couldn’t resist. We caught up with the fabulous Charlie Russell about Groan Ups and much more. Time to get booking!
Less than a week until Mischief Theatre’s brand-new comedy Groan Ups officially opens and we’re loving all the audience buzz on social media. Also on Twitter, we’ve been carefully studying the cast’s back-to-school lessons.
As term starts this Friday (20 September 2019) for Groan Ups, the inaugural production in Mischief Theatre’s year-long season of new work at the West End’s Vaudeville Theatre, sneak a peek at what’s to follow: Magic Goes Wrong, the company’s highly anticipated collaboration with legendary magicians.
The original mischief-makers have been getting into character – versions of their younger selves – for the photoshoot ahead of the world premiere of their latest West End comedy Groan Ups, which launches their year-long residency at the Vaudeville Theatre. Check out our photo gallery and behind the scenes video. Time to get booking!
Are you counting down the minutes? Mischief Theatre’s long-running hits The Play That Goes Wrong and The Comedy About a Bank Robbery will be soon be joined in the West End by three brand-new shows as the original mischief-makers this month commence a year-long residency of premieres at the Vaudeville Theatre.
As part of her ongoing post-show Q&A programme, and the second in a monthly Mischief Theatre series, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock talks to the cast and creatives for brand-new show Groan Ups, which launches the company’s year-long residency at the Vaudeville Theatre. Got any questions?
Best of the Blogs: The Mates give their verdicts on Peter Pan, The Worst Witch, Shackleton’s Carpenter & more
Wickedly fun, The Worst Witch is delightfully (and suitably) magical to keep the audience thoroughly engaged.
The lauded Russian director Lev Dodin tells us about bringing his much-praised production of Three Sisters to London and why, after 35 years running the Maly Drama Theatre, he still gets nervous.
From fluid, floaty, tender, strong, angular and jovial to grace, strength and seamless instinctive precision, that’s BalletBoyz’s Them/Us at the Vaudeville Theatre.
Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.
Morgan Lloyd Malcolm’s script for Emilia at the Vaudeville Theatre is spectacularly good: funny, poignant, angry and inspiring. It’s an amazing piece of theatre, yes, but it’s also something more than that. It feels like a movement, almost.
Triumphant, if crude, the West End transfer of Emilia is a heartfelt account of a Renaissance woman who has been hidden from history.
While still reflecting on International Women’s Day 2019 I am delighted to be able to share the first part of my interview with the generous and inspiring playwright Morgan Lloyd Malcolm. We talked at length about her play Emilia, which has just had its first preview at the Vaudeville Theatre.
Here is LLLC’s guide to some of the best theatre productions opening in the capital in March.
Further casting has been announced for Emilia, written by Morgan Lloyd Malcolm and directed by Nicole Charles at the Vaudeville Theatre from 8 March to 15 June 2019, following its run at Shakespeare’s Globe in 2018.
Kit Harington and Johnny Flynn star in Matthew Dunster’s production of True West now playing at the Vaudeville Theatre. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews…
Sibling rivalry and dysfunctional families are at the heart of Sam Shepard’s True West, a black comedy that has emerged from an initial drubbing Stateside with a revival in the West End.