Brian Friel’s ARISTOCRATS at the Donmar Warehouse — it’s Bergman under the influence of Chekhov, set on the imaginary croquet lawn of a once grand house in Ballybeg, Ireland.
Theatre News and Reviews
Review: ARISTOCRATS at the Donmar Warehouse
By Stuart King Tuesday, August 14 2018, 11:27
Review: SPIRAL at the Park Theatre
By Stuart King Monday, August 13 2018, 10:28
Spiral a new play by writer/performer Abigail Hood, received its premiere at Park Theatre earlier this week. In her play, Ms Hood tackles some sensitive and difficult subjects but commendably, tries to minimise the sensationalism.
Review: SOUNDS AND SORCERY at The Vaults
By Bj McNeill Monday, August 13 2018, 10:19
Sounds and Sorcery is an enticing, enjoyable and visually layered production that is for adult and child alike. Whether it is the family you are taking or your inner child you are bringing out for the evening there is something for all ages (even an open bar). This multimedia immersive has winsome lighting and distinct set design accompanied by the brilliant score recorded by the wonderful Prague Philharmonic Orchestra.
Nutcracker Suite featuring human-sized plant life in The Vaults presents Sounds and Sorcery celebrating Disney Fantasia. Credit Hanson Leatherby
Cameron Macintosh Announces New Plans for your Favourite West End Venues
By Phil Willmott Monday, August 13 2018, 09:41
Cameron Mackintosh is not only the producer of some of London and New York’s longest running mega-hits of the past 30 years, including PHANTOM OF THE OPERA and LES MIS, but they’ve made him wealthy enough to buy the very theatres where they’re performed. After the restoration of the Victoria Palace Theatre ahead of the opening of Hamilton, he’s announced Wyndham's, Noël Coward, Gielgud, the Novello and the Queen's Theatre will also undergo improvement.
The West End has Two New Leading Men
By Phil Willmott Friday, August 10 2018, 12:58
Producers are always looking for ways to refresh long running shows and the most tried and tested method is to cast performers who have public profile. Following this tradition two of the biggest shows in the West End at the moment PHANTOM OF THE OPERA and STRICTLY BALLROOM have announced newcomers to their cast who you may already have heard of.
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