Katy Stephens and Emma Fielding adopt a schizophrenic approach to Maud Dromgoole's play derived from the questionable practices used at an early, unregulated Human Fertility Treatment clinic.
Theatre News and Reviews
Review: MARY'S BABIES at Jermyn Street Theatre
By Stuart King Sunday, March 24 2019, 11:18
Lloyd Webber v Sondheim. Who’s best?
By Phil Willmott Sunday, March 24 2019, 11:07
These two guys have dominated musical theatre writing for the last half century. Their style is as different as chalk is to cheese but both celebrated birthdays recently (on March 22nd the populist, Lloyd Webber, was 71 and the sophisticate, Sondheim, was 89) so let’s have fun frivolously comparing and contrasting.
Review: DOWNSTATE at the Dorfman (National Theatre)
By Stuart King Thursday, March 21 2019, 14:45
Chicago and Broadway theatre audiences long ago learned the benefits of exposing themselves to the taboo subjects and aching moral dilemmas explored in Steppenwolf productions, but will Londoners embrace the opportunity with equal gusto on this occasion?
Francis Guinan (Fred), Glenn Davis (Gio), Celilia Noble (Ivy), Eddie Torres (Felix) and K. Todd Freeman (Dee) in Downstate. Photo by Michael Brosilow
Disney’s Frozen Transfers to London – But Will They Improve It?
By Phil Willmott Tuesday, March 19 2019, 11:13
It’s been announced that the Broadway musical based on Disney's massive hit movie musical will transfer to London, opening at a newly refurbished Theatre Royal Drury Lane this autumn.
The press release landed in our in-box at 7am with a typically breathless round up of stats and comments from the key people involved.
Immerse Yourself in a Walk Through A Midsummer Night’s Dream this Summer
By Phil Willmott Monday, March 18 2019, 14:21
Last year the swanky new Bridge Theatre near London Bridge had a massive hit with an immersive production of JULIUS CAESAR in which part of the audience walked amongst the action. I didn’t see it but apparently it was a thrilling experience to watch or participate in.
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