News, reviews, interviews, commentary and farewells from London, New York and beyond, including The Stage Debut Awards, Sylvia at the Old Vic and regional openings in Chichester and Bristol.
Press nights are strange. So are Americans. At Hand to God, I sat in a part of the stalls surrounded by gushy younger American men fawning over Upper East Side matrons whose combination of spun sugar hair and Harry Winston boulders on their fingers often means they are “the money” behind a show.
On this week’s podcast, London theatre bloggers discuss The Oresteia at the Globe (as opposed to the Almeida one previously discussed), Our Country’s Good at the National and Our House at the Union Theatre.