It initially hit the headlines for controversial reasons about artistic credit. Now that it’s opened, what have critics said about Idris Elba and Kwame Kwei-Armah’s Tree? Premiered as part of the Manchester International Festival, it’s now transferred to London’s Young Vic Theatre, where it continues until 24 August 2019.
For Death of a Salesman, one of Arthur Miller’s greatest plays about the hollowness of the American Dream, Marianne Elliott and Miranda Cromwell and their cast make it an impressive, even dynamic evening that lacks some subtleties but is never less than gripping.
We round up the reviews for the Young Vic’s production of Arthur Miller’s classic play Death of a Salesman.
Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Stephen Adley Guirgis doesn’t pull any punches with his tough, uncompromising prison drama Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train at the Young Vic Theatre.
Actor Raphael Akuwudike chatted to LLLC about being in The Jumper Factory at the Young Vic Theatre.
Rebecca Frecknall’s production of Summer & Smoke with its chorus of pianos fits as snugly into the Duke of York’s as it must have done at the Almeida.
Top theatres across the UK, including nominees from London, Manchester, Nottingham, Wales and Scotland, have made the shortlist for The Stage Awards 2019.
As opening statements go, Kwame Kwei-Armah’s musical adaptation of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, imported from New York’s Public Theater is probably as joyous a marker of future intent as you could wish for.
This musical adaptation of Twelfth Night features music and lyrics by Shaina Taub and is directed by Kwame Kwei-Armah and Oskar Eustis. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews….
Fun Home is a great show: touching, unique and deeply humane in a way that feels so needed at the moment. I just wish it had been longer.
I really am incredibly excited about this month’s line up. And it was one of those months where it was a real battle to whittle the contenders down to my ten favourites.
In its incorporation of Howards End and the conversation between its fictional literary inspiration and its contemporary – Matthew Lopez – The Inheritance manages to create something wholly fresh and original about denial, truth and progress.
The Young Vic has announced casting, including – in the sole female role – Vanessa Redgrave, for the major world premiere of Matthew Lopez’s The Inheritance, which is directed by Stephen Daldry and runs 2 March to 19 May 2018, with a press day on 28 March.
This Young Vic and National Theatre co-production examines the stories of those who lived in The Jungle in Calais. It runs at the Young Vic until 9 January 2018. Here Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews.
Growing up on Anglesey, Seiriol Davies found out about Henry Cyril Paget, the fifth Marquess of that isle, descended from a hero of Waterloo and expected to carry on the line.
Seiriol Davies’s How to Win Against History is not quite like anything I’ve ever seen before. But then again, it is. A pastiche, a satire, a brilliant piece of aesthetic campery on a par with some of the best, wackiest shows of the alternative, gay scene of the late 1980s and ‘90s.
What’s made Victoria Sadler’s top ten theatre recommendations for new shows in December 2017? Well, Hamilton, of course. But also The Twilight Zone, Parliament Square, Misalliance, How to Win Against History, Callisto: A Queer Epic and…?
I seem to have had a couple of weeks of creating and being in spaces where extraordinary and unexpected things can happen.
Only the British could have produced as flamboyant and controversial a character as Henry Cyril Paget, the Fifth Marquis of Anglesey who lost his family fortune to a blitz of frocks and jewels and a desire to make theatre for the people.
Kwame Kwei-Armah will become the Young Vic’s new Artistic Director in February 2018. He takes over from David Lan, who is stepping down after 18 years in the role. Kwei-Armah will announce his first season of work as Artistic Director in the new year.