I shed a tear or two at the end of the symbolic and powerful tale that is Life is Pi at the Wyndham’s Theatre, which leaves the West End on 15 January 2023. If you can, take yourself along to catch one of the most imaginative shows out there.
Hiran Abeysekera will return in the lead role of Pi when the celebrated five-star Sheffield Theatres production of Life of Pi transfers to London this summer.
Director Sean Foley had a huge success with The Ladykillers, turning the gentle fifties Ealing comedy into a smart farce. You can’t blame him for taking a second bite at the same cherry. Unfortunately, The Man in the White Suit feels infinitely more laboured.
The full cast and creative team is announced for Sean Foley’s stage adaptation of classic Ealing Studios comedy The Man in the White Suit.
DryWrite, Soho Theatre and Annapurna Theatre have announced that there are three brand new ways to see the critically-acclaimed, multi-award-winning Fleabag in the West End this summer, written by and starring Phoebe Waller-Bridge.
Sonia Friedman Productions has announces the world premiere of Leopoldstadt, a new play by Tom Stoppard, directed by Patrick Marber.
Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s critically-acclaimed, multi-award-winning play Fleabag will have a four-week West End premiere run this summer. Directed by Vicky Jones, the one-woman show has just completed a sold-out Off-Broadway season and second season on BBC Three.
Stephen Mangan and Kara Tointon are to star in a stage adaptation by Sean Foley (who also directs) of the classic Ealing Studios comedy The Man in the White Suit.
Hollywood star and multiple Tony Award-winning Broadway legend Matthew Broderick is to make his West End debut opposite Elizabeth McGovern in The Starry Messenger by Kenneth Lonergan, the Academy Award-winning writer of Manchester-By-The-Sea.
Having recently completed the restoration of the Victoria Palace Theatre, Delfont Mackintosh Theatres (DMT) are turning their attention to implementing a recommended programme of restorative works. This will result in the relocation of Les Miserables while repairs to the Queen’s Theatre are undertaken.
As an avid theatre-goer who has been forced to scale back her theatre-going, I’m suffering from serious theatre FOMO. I’ve been lucky enough to see some shows on their press nights, but generally my theatre-going has been seriously curtailed.
She’s joky, and open, and delightful company – and when she sings, although that Juilliard operatic training diction is ever present and the resonance of her chest cavity empowers even the subtlest line, she exhibits a truly diverse range.
It’s doubtful whether I share many readers with the Daily Express which each week seems to trumpet some new ‘cure’ for Alzheimer’s – like this one, and this one – but go see The Father at Wyndhams, an intimate portrait of disintegration, and whether you fear its coming on your own behalf or are the generation who’ll have to contend with parental decline, you’ll be scanning the headlines grasping for any news of a remedy.