All stories by Emma Clarendon on BroadwayStars

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Captain Corelli’s Mandolin at the Harold Pinter Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Discover what the critics made of the stage adaptation of Louis de Bernières’ novel, Captain Corelli’s Mandolin at the Harold Pinter Theatre.

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 11:00AM
Monday, July 15, 2019

‘At its strongest in the more poignant moments’: JOSEPH & THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT – West End by Emma Clarendon

This production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is a crowd pleaser, but there are moments which feels as though it is lacking the finesse that you would expect from a West En…

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 07:00AM
Saturday, July 13, 2019

‘Funny & thought-provoking piece of writing’: MEGA – Tristan Bates Theatre ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Hilarious and thought-provoking, Mega – Alex Milne’s debut as both writer and director – focuses on whether we find our identities or simply create them?

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 08:00AM
Thursday, July 11, 2019

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Seven Methods of Killing Kylie Jenner at Royal Court Theatre by Emma Clarendon

We round up the reviews for the debut play from Jasmine Lee-Jones, Seven Methods of Killing Kylie Jenner, now playing at the Royal Court Theatre.

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 07:00AM
Sunday, July 7, 2019

‘Deserves a great future’: FIVER – Southwark Playhouse ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Fiver is a heartwarming new musical that has great potential thanks to its catchy score and wonderfully uplifting spirit.

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 08:00AM
Friday, July 5, 2019

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Noises Off at the Lyric Hammersmith by Emma Clarendon

Jeremy Herrin directs this revival of Michael Frayn’s comedy Noises Off at the Lyric Hammersmith. Here’s what the critics have been saying about it…

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 07:00AM
Thursday, July 4, 2019

‘It’s almost magical’: Feargus Woods Dunlop & Heather Westwell adapt Anthony Horowitz’s The Falcon’s Malteser for the stage by Emma Clarendon

LLLC’s Emma Clarendon chatted to Feargus Woods Dunlop and Heather Westwell about bringing Anthony Horowitz’s story The Falcon’s Malteser to the stage.

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 11:00AM
Wednesday, July 3, 2019

REVIEW ROUND-UP: The Hunt at Almeida Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the world premiere of Rupert Goold’s production of The Hunt at the Almeida Theatre.

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 07:00AM
Tuesday, July 2, 2019

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Europe at the Donmar Warehouse by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Michael Longhurst’s production of Europe at the Donmar Warehouse.

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 05:00AM
Monday, July 1, 2019

‘It’s not sad & solemn, it’s honest and open’: Koko Brown premieres his play Grey at the Ovalhouse by Emma Clarendon

The writer Koko Brown chatted to Emma Clarendon about the world premiere of Grey, playing at the Ovalhouse Theatre from 27 June 2019.

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 09:00AM
Sunday, June 30, 2019

‘Emotionally engaging & beautiful show from start to finish’: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF – West End ★★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Trevor Nunn’s glorious revival of the classic musical Fiddler on the Roof is wonderfully heartwarming to watch.

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 02:00PM
Saturday, June 29, 2019

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Present Laughter at The Old Vic by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for this revival of Noel Coward’s comedy Present Laugher now playing at the Old Vic Theatre.

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 10:00AM
Friday, June 28, 2019

CD REVIEW: My Fair Lady 2018 Cast Recording ★★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Broadway’s current production’s cast recording brings Alan Jay Lerner and Fredrick Loewe’s glorious score for My Fair Lady beautifully to life.

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 12:00PM
Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Love London Love Culture’s Broadway Picks by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon picks out some of the shows on Broadway she wants most to see…

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 10:00AM
Tuesday, June 25, 2019

‘A charm to keep you engaged from start to finish’: RADIO – Arcola Theatre ★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Overall, Al Smith’s play feels as though it is too meandering to be completely effective, but this production has a charm about it to keep you engaged from start to finish.

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 12:00PM

‘It’s an extraordinary, uplifting & life-affirming story’: Tom Espiner talks about his role in Life of Pi at Sheffield Crucible by Emma Clarendon

The actor Tom Espiner chatted to LLLC’s Emma Clarendon about being part of bringing Yann Martel’s novel to the stage.

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 09:00AM
Monday, June 24, 2019

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Strange Fruit at Bush Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the Bush Theatre’s production of Caryl Phillips’ Strange Fruit, the story of a family caught up between two cultures.

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 08:01AM
Saturday, June 22, 2019

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Light in the Piazza at the Royal Festival Hall by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the UK premiere of Adam Guettel and Craig Lucas’ musical Light in the Piazza.

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 05:00AM
Friday, June 21, 2019

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Bitter Wheat at the Garrick Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for David Mamet’s latest play Bitter Wheat starring John Malkovich.

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 07:00AM
Thursday, June 20, 2019

REVIEW ROUND-UP: Napoli, Brooklyn at the Park Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the European premiere of Meghan Kennedy’s play Napoli, Brooklyn, now playing at the Park Theatre.

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 06:00AM
Tuesday, June 18, 2019

‘It’s both ordinary & extraordinary’: Director Jessica Wilson takes audience on a journey in Passenger by Emma Clarendon

Director Jessica Wilson chatted to Emma Clarendon about Passenger, playing as part of the Greenwich and Docklands International Festival from 21 June 2019.

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 01:00PM
Monday, June 17, 2019

‘Expect a non-stop train of wonder, music & joy’: Riad Richie stars in Shakespeare in the Squares’ A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Emma Clarendon

Actor Riad Richie chatted to Emma Clarendon about starring in Shakespeare in the Squares’ production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 12:00PM
Sunday, June 16, 2019

REVIEW ROUND-UP: A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Bridge Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for the Bridge Theatre’s latest immersive Shakespeare production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 12:00PM
Friday, June 14, 2019

‘Gloriously heartwarming & sincere’: ANNIE – Touring ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Family musical Annie, with its sheer enthusiasm, joy and optimism, is exactly what we all need in these gloomy times and with Nikolai Foster’s gloriously heartwarming and sincere productio…

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 10:00AM
Thursday, June 13, 2019

‘Plenty to recommend it’: AFTERGLOW – Southwark Playhouse ★★★ by Emma Clarendon

S. Asher Gelman’s play Afterglow offers an insight into how complicated modern relationships can get – but doesn’t feel as convincing as it could do in this production.

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 06:00AM
Tuesday, June 11, 2019

‘Something for everyone’: Paul Dabek, Yu Ho-Jin & James More bring their style of magic to The Illusionists by Emma Clarendon

The magicians chatted to Emma Clarendon about being part of The Illusionists which begins performances at the Shaftesbury Theatre from 6 July 2019.

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 01:00PM
Monday, June 10, 2019

‘I believe it achieves what drama ought to on many levels’: Robert Cavanah stars in Napoli, Brooklyn at the Park Theatre by Emma Clarendon

Actor Robert Cavanah spoke to Emma Clarendon about starring in Napoli, Brooklyn which plays at the Park Theatre from 13 June until 13 July 2019.

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 10:00AM
Saturday, June 8, 2019

‘Strikingly honest & emotionally powerful’: CUSTODY – Ovalhouse Theatre ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Raw and passionate throughout, Custody is an extraordinary piece of drama that brings into sharp focus just how far attitudes have yet to undergo change in Britain in terms of racism and bru…

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 06:05AM
Friday, June 7, 2019

‘It’s a story full of heart, passion & drive’: Tom Lorcan relishes the writing in The Sweet Science of Bruising at Wilton’s Music Hall by Emma Clarendon

Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon chatted to actor Tom Lorcan about bringing The Sweet Science of Bruising to Wilton’s Music Hall.

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 01:00PM

‘Warm & delightfully nostalgic’: EDUCATION, EDUCATION, EDUCATION – Trafalgar Studios ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Warm and delightfully nostalgic, The Wardrobe Ensemble’s comedy effectively reveals just how issues in education have evolved and changed since 1997.

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 07:00AM
Thursday, June 6, 2019

‘Expect some fantastic surprises & treats’: Nigel Slater’s memoirs are brought to life in Toast at The Other Palace by Emma Clarendon

Food writer and journalist Nigel Slater tells us about seeing his memoirs brought vividly to life on stage in Toast, bringing food into the theatre and the surprising impact his story has ha…

Linked From mytheatremates.com at 01:00PM

All that Chat