Michael Longhurst takes the helm as Artistic Director at the Donmar Warehouse and kicks-off his tenure with a revival of David Greig’s dystopian and prophetic EUROPE.
Theatre News and Reviews
Review: THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA at the Royal Festival Hall
By Tim Winter Monday, June 24 2019, 14:23
Imagine tuning into an undemanding, middle-of-the-road TV show to find it acted by Judy Dench, Ian McKellen, Jodie Comer and Benedict Cumberbatch.
Dove Cameron (Clara Johnson) and Renée Fleming (Margaret Johnson) in The Light of the Piazza at the Royal Festival Hall
Review: THE DAMNED at The Barbican Theatre
By Phil Willmott Monday, June 24 2019, 14:07
It feels as if scarcely a month goes by without one production or another by superstar director Ivo Van Hove causing a splash in London. His radical staging of ALL ABOUT EVE was recently at the Noel Coward Theatre and we’ve had revelatory productions of Arthur Miller, Shakespeare, Ibsen and Sophocles amongst many others. He’s equally busy on Broadway (NETWORK was a sensation) and coming up the maestro will be re-conceiving WEST SIDE STORY.
Review: AFTER DARK at The Finborough Theatre
By Nicky Allpress Monday, June 24 2019, 09:52
The building of the new Metropolitan line underground railway presents the thrilling opening of Dion Boucicault’s 1880’s melodrama set in the grimy streets of Victorian London. Combining music of the era with a modern design, After Dark may be a world away from the naturalistic style of theatre we’ve come to expect, but there’s plenty of fun to be had with melodrama.
Review: TRAGIC SCENES OF LEGENDARY WOMEN WHERE SNAKES WERE (KIND OF) PRESENT at the Blue Elephant Theatre
By Justin Murray Monday, June 24 2019, 09:47
Tragic Scenes of Legendary Women Where Snakes Were (Kind Of) Present is a clown piece devised by Gaulier-trained cabaret performers Monia Baldini and Lucia Peña Pen. We see meet star attraction and impresario Nina Divina (Baldini), who’s here to take us on a journey through a series of ancient or mythological women whose stories also involve snakes: Medusa, Cleopatra, Eve.
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