This lovely revue show takes its audience on a journey spanning over a hundred years. From the mass migration of Jews in the 19th Century, from the shtetl or Eastern Europe.
This eclectic mix of science fiction, rock music and theatre combine beautifully to create an enjoyable, albeit totally bizarre show in Summer Nights In Space.
This Must Be The Place is a very relevant piece of theatre in this day and age. It looks at how life can change in an instant; how we can run to, or run away from our hopes or our fears.
One of my regrets in life, was not seeing “The King Of Pop” Michael Jackson perform live. Like many people I was going to book tickets but just never actually got around to it.
Using a play within a play format, this version of Henry V begins in a field hospital in France in 1915 a group of French and English patients decide to put on a version of Henry V.
Remember the old song,”if you go down to the woods today, you’re sure of a big surprise”? Well, let’s bring it right up to date with some new lyrics so, altogether now “If you go down to the Vaults this month you’re sure of a big surprise”.
Salome takes place in an altogether different age and the archaic language and prosaic story arc reflect this. The title character is both victim and victimiser, and Wilde plays strongly on the young woman’s hypersexualisation in the eyes of her stepfather Herod and his followers.
The Glass Menagerie ★★★★ Review by Franco Milazzo Its taken her a lifetime but finally the American stage and TV actress Cherry Jones has finally made it to London in an inspirational revival of The Glass Menagerie. Jones may be more familiar to British audiences through TV shows like 24 and Black Mirror but in […]
Written in 1986 by Roddy Doyle, The Commitments tells the story of Jimmy Rabbitte, a young working class music fan, who shapes an unlikely bunch of amateur musicians into an amazing live act, the finest soul band Dublin has ever produced.
Ever fancied being in a focus group? You know, the dreadful prospect of sitting on substandard office furniture under acidic fluorescent lights while ticking away your personality on a sliding scale?
This was my first experience of a Bare Essentials new writing night, and I was unsure what to expect – an opportunity to observe a supportive and encouraging platform for new, rising writers to produce exciting fresh material.
A Year From Now is everything you hope it would be. It’s very clever, it sounds good, it looks good, it has philosophical messages. A true delight.
Closely following the traditional Cinderella story and split into 3 short acts this would delight audiences, young and old.
Dan and Arun were bright but socially awkward kids in a south London school. They, and their inspirational teacher Jane, provide the common thread to this work.
Dirty Great Love Story is a beautifully witty, relatable tale of a one night stand gone right. Eventually.
What happens when “Death” actually takes a holiday? Well apparently nothing, no fatalities are reported in Europe over a weekend, whilst “he” spends a weekend at leisure.
Rowdy audiences, comedy acts, a cross-dressing woman. Back in the day, these were all you needed for a great night out. At the height of wartime Britain, a group of actors decide to do the unthinkable – pass themselves off as the Marx brothers.
Serial loser Mitch (Robert Moloney) flees his doomed marriage, past the still smouldering wreckage of his car, and takes the Fried Meat Ridge Road. Walking ten miles in the dark; the small ad offering a flat-share being the only shred of hope and light remaining, in the train wreck that is his life.
Cheeky, quirky, full of fun and fruit, The Wild Party gives you an intimate taste of the ’20s in a way you’ve never quite experienced before. Two actors adorn the stage. One is a lithe temptress who oozes charisma, the other is her offbeat sidekick who lurks in the shadows.
Promises, Promises, the hit Broadway musical based on the multi Oscar-winning 1960 film The Apartment, with music by Burt Bacharach, lyrics by Hal David and book by Neil Simon, has opened its doors for the first time in London since its 1969 West End premiere.