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The musical's gifted and amiable leading man was keen to chat one recent day about the renewed thrill of being back on the boards.
2019 play gets a commercial upgrade to the West End
The new play at the Bridge Theater in London and two other productions on the city’s stages examine characters facing the end.
Jeremy Herrin directs Pinter's 1960 two-hander with Daniel Mays back onstage for first time in five years
Ola Ince directs a message-heavy, modern take on this oft-performed tragedy
Scott Karim, 35, has joined the cast of Ayad Akhtar's play at the Kiln Theatre
Yasmine Joseph brings a blast of Carnival to the West End
A welcome West End upgrade is the order of the day at J'Ouvert, the debut play from Yasmin Joseph whose 2019 premiere at South Lond…
Three monologues in one truly terrific evening at west London's Lyric Hammersmith.
Charles Dyer's 1966 RSC play gets a rare revival with Paul Rider, late of CHICAGO, amongst the cast
One Welshman honours another in National Theatre return to the Dylan Thomas mainstay
There's commanding, and then there's Michael Sheen, who sweeps on to the Olivier stage 15 minutes or so …
We never see the title character in Raya, Deborah Bruce’s intriguing, beautifully acted new play that continues a strong return for the Hampstead Theatre.
Beckett’s Happy Days is marking its 60th birthday this year with a heavenly Riverside Studios revival from the director Trevor Nunn. Perhaps it takes the wisdom accrued over a life to brin…
The director's latest production caps decades of distinguished achievement
As London venues reopen, theatergoers can choose to reckon with works like “The Death of a Black Man” or enjoy frothier fare from George Bernard Shaw.
Theatreland is Back in Business
One “play” uses only voice-overs. Another features a main actor only on video. And under Covid rules, an 11-person Shakespeare cast counts as an army.
No, Jack Holden’s play is not about Tom, though the film star does get referenced along the way. In fact, Cruise is a vigorously acted history lesson that doubles as a vital performance op…
Live theater is set to return in England starting May 17, but many online offerings will remain.
The fabled date is getting nearer! For months, May 17 has loomed large in the calendar of London theatreland as the signal for playhouses to reopen their doors after a five-month lockdown.
Tired of reading the headlines? You can watch artistic interpretations of the stories of our era by trailing actors in a Living Newspaper production, section by section.
We Remember a Great Actress Taken Way Too Soon
Hellos Aplenty as Lockdown Nears an End - And A Sad Goodbye
The director Simon Godwin has offered up the most impassioned version of this play imaginable, its often unwieldy length here filleted to 90-minutes as hurtling and relentless as the very jo…
With coronavirus restrictions easing in England, several venues have plans to give classic plays new life.
Earlier this month, we marked the 91st birthday of the living legend that is Stephen Sondheim with a look back at five London productions of his work that are embedded in the memory. This we…
A brave venture that by necessity feels incomplete, Dream offers a take on A Midsummer Night’s Dream that may surprise even those who think they’ve seen everything that can be done with …
Last week, we acknowledged the forthcoming birthday of Andrew Lloyd Webber via a look back at five defining London stagings of his work. This time, we do the same with Stephen Sondheim, with…
With British venues closed and years advancing, there’s even less time to see some of the finest actors in their 80s onstage.
London's repertoire of standout Lloyd Webber productions includes these five shows, and more
At Sunday’s ceremony, a whole host of British winners and nominees got their training in the theater before they made it to the screen.
This is the latest entertainment from Les Enfants Terribles, the adventuresome company founded in 2001 whose immersive, interactive Alice’s Adventures Underground was Olivier nominated in …