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Saturday, September 11, 2021

Review: The Memory of Water, Hampstead Theatre by Ryan Van Champion

Review: The Memory of Water, Hampstead Theatre5.0Overall ScoreThe mind is a fickle thing: sometimes we struggle to recall a name or a word that we have used a hundred times over; on other oc…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 09:42AM
Friday, September 10, 2021

Review: Frozen The Musical, Theatre Royal Drury Lane by Ryan Van Champion

Review: Frozen The Musical, Theatre Royal Drury Lane 4.0Overall Score When they aren’t redefining a cult movie franchise, taking over our living rooms with an exceptional streaming service…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 10:36AM
Thursday, September 9, 2021

Review: Leopards, Rose Theatre by Ryan Van Champion

Review: Leopards, Rose Theatre 4.0Overall Score This week shows a definite return to form for theatres, with the world premiere of Alys Metcalf’s Leopards at Rose Theatre, Kingston. It is …

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 11:36AM
Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Review: Tectonic Plates, The Chelsea Theatre by Ryan Van Champion

Review: Tectonic Plates, The Chelsea Theatre3.0Overall ScoreOne of the great privileges of our society is the provision of a free education, an incredible opportunity to build the tools we n…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 07:48AM
Saturday, August 21, 2021

Review: Big Big Sky by Ryan Van Champion

Review: Big Big Sky2.0Overall ScoreTom Wells’ Big Big Sky at Hampstead Theatre brings a more rural pace to the city’s returning theatrical nightlife. As Angie goes about running her seas…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 07:32AM
Friday, August 20, 2021

Review: I Love You, Mum – I Promise I Won’t Die, Edinburgh Fringe Festival Online by Ryan Van Champion

Review: I Love You, Mum - I Promise I Won't Die, Edinburgh Fringe Festival Online4.0Overall ScoreTrigger Warning: Drugs Anyone who has gone through the pain of losing someone far before thei…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 11:42AM
Monday, August 2, 2021

Review: BLUD., Iris Theatre by Ryan Van Champion

Review: BLUD., Iris Theatre4.0Overall ScoreNestled in the heart of Covent Garden is the Actors’ Church at St Paul’s, usually passed through as one explores the heart of the city and its …

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 06:36PM
Sunday, July 18, 2021

Review: Magic Mike Live, Hippodrome Casino by Ryan Van Champion

Review: Magic Mike Live, Hippodrome Casino3.0Overall ScoreFollowing the huge success of two films inspired by his real-life experience as a stripper, Channing Tatum has devised a live dance …

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 02:12PM
Sunday, July 11, 2021

Review: Testimony: Iago & I, Richard, The Hen & Chicken’s Theatre by Ryan Van Champion

Review: Testimony: Iago & I, Richard, The Hen & Chicken's Theatre3.0Overall ScoreA quaint fringe venue in North London, The Hen & Chicken’s modest theatre space is currently ho…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 10:06AM
Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Review: Leather, Finborough Theatre by Ryan Van Champion

Review: Leather, Finborough Theatre 4.0Overall Score Reader Rating 0 Votes TW: This production and review contains reference to Sexual Violence. Following its initial run at the Finborough T…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 10:54AM
Sunday, June 27, 2021

Review: Staircase, Southwark Playhouse by Ryan Van Champion

Review: Staircase, Southwark Playhouse3.0Overall ScoreIn a new age perfectly suited to a smaller cast, Southwark Playhouse presents a revival of the late Charles Dyer’s Staircase. This two…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 07:24PM
Sunday, June 20, 2021

Review: Raya, Hampstead Theatre by Ryan Van Champion

Review: Raya, Hampstead Theatre4.0Overall ScoreTaking a nostalgic look back at our younger selves, it can feel like the carefree days of our youth were somehow better than the stress of the …

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 05:03AM
Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Review: Monday Night At The Apollo, Apollo Theatre by Ryan Van Champion

Review: Monday Night At The Apollo, Apollo Theatre 3.0Overall Score Bringing some much-needed theatrical delight to the stage this week is Monday Night At The Apollo, returning with another …

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 11:18AM
Friday, June 11, 2021

Review: After Life, The National Theatre by Ryan Van Champion

Review: After Life, The National Theatre5.0Overall ScoreIt feels like only yesterday that I wrote of “the National Theatre’s triumphant return” with Death of England: Delroy, performed…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 09:48AM
Thursday, June 10, 2021

Review: The Greatest Play in the History of the World, Hull Truck Theatre by Ryan Van Champion

Review: The Greatest Play in the History of the World, Hull Truck Theatre 4.0Overall Score There is something awe inspiring about being awake as the rest of the world seemingly lies in slumb…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 09:36AM
Monday, June 7, 2021

Review: The Sun, the Moon, and the Stars by Ryan Van Champion

Review: The Sun, the Moon, and the Stars 5.0Overall Score Justice can be such an objective word – more of a feeling than something we can pin down, and so rarely is it achieved as desired …

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 11:24AM
Monday, May 31, 2021

Review: Echo/ Chamber, Aslant Theatre Company by Ryan Van Champion

Review: Echo/ Chamber, Aslant Theatre Company3.0Overall ScoreEcho/Chamber, written by Antonia Georgieva and Oliver McFadden, is an interactive film where the audience can make decisions whic…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 02:06PM
Sunday, May 30, 2021

Review: Tulips, South Hill Park Arts Centre by Ryan Van Champion

Review: Tulips, South Hill Park Arts Centre4.0Overall ScoreWhen faced with a case of domestic abuse, whether we like to admit it or not, there is an inherent bias within us which causes us t…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 07:24PM
Friday, May 28, 2021

Review: Shaw Shorts, Orange Tree Theatre by Ryan Van Champion

Review: Shaw Shorts, Orange Tree Theatre 5.0Overall Score The Orange Tree Theatre finally returns to lift its proverbial curtain with Shaw Shorts. These two single act plays deliver a romp i…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 07:54AM
Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Review: The Hound of the Baskervilles, The Watermill Theatre by Ryan Van Champion

Review: The Hound of the Baskervilles, The Watermill Theatre5.0Overall ScoreNever does the phrase ‘The Show Must Go On’ feel more appropriate than when referencing outdoor theatre. Come …

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 10:54AM
Sunday, May 9, 2021

Review: A Killer Party, Aria Entertainment by Ryan Van Champion

Review: A Killer Party, Aria Entertainment 5.0Overall Score If you’re enjoying our content, then please consider becoming a member, with every penny going towards keeping AYT going and pay…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 06:33AM
Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Review: Rocky Road, Jermyn Street Theatre by Ryan Van Champion

Review: Rocky Road, Jermyn Street Theatre4.0Overall ScoreIf you’re enjoying our content, then please consider becoming a member, with every penny going towards keeping paying AYT going and…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 05:03PM
Sunday, May 2, 2021

Review: Tarantula, Southwark Playhouse by Ryan Van Champion

Review: Tarantula, Southwark Playhouse4.0Overall ScoreIf you’re enjoying our content, then please consider becoming a member, with every penny going towards keeping paying AYT going and pa…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 03:18PM
Thursday, April 29, 2021

Review: Tales from the Front Line, Talawa Theatre Company by Ryan Van Champion

Review: Tales from the Front Line, Talawa Theatre Company4.0Overall ScoreIf you’re enjoying our content, then please consider becoming a member, with every penny going towards keeping AYT …

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 10:03AM
Monday, April 26, 2021

Review: The Winter’s Tale, RSC Online by Ryan Van Champion

Review: The Winter's Tale, RSC Online4.0Overall ScoreIf you’re enjoying our content, then please consider becoming a member, with every penny going towards keeping paying AYT going and pay…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 01:36PM
Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Review: Now or Never, Barn Theatre by Ryan Van Champion

Review: Now or Never, Barn Theatre4.0Overall ScoreIf you’re enjoying our content, then please consider becoming a member, with every penny going towards keeping paying AYT going and paying…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 11:36AM
Saturday, April 17, 2021

Review: Outside, Orange Tree Theatre by Ryan Van Champion

Review: Outside, Orange Tree Theatre4.0Overall ScoreIf you’re enjoying our content, then please consider becoming a member, with every penny going towards keeping AYT going and paying our …

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 10:18AM
Friday, April 9, 2021

Review: Try Harder, Pursued by a Dragon by Ryan Van Champion

Review: Try Harder, Pursued by a Dragon2.0Overall ScoreIf you’re enjoying our content, then please consider becoming a member, with every penny going towards keeping AYT going and paying o…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 03:42AM
Sunday, March 28, 2021

Review: Inside, Orange Tree Theatre by Ryan Van Champion

Review: Inside, Orange Tree Theatre5.0Overall ScoreIf you’re enjoying our content, then please consider becoming a member, with every penny going towards keeping AYT going and paying our v…

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Monday, March 22, 2021

Review: Here. Us. Now., Cardboard Citizens by Ryan Van Champion

Review: Here. Us. Now., Cardboard Citizens4.0Overall ScoreIf you’re enjoying our content, then please consider becoming a member, with every penny going towards keeping paying AYT going an…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 05:32PM
Sunday, March 14, 2021

Review: The Gathering: Love, Bristol Old Vic by Ryan Van Champion

Review: The Gathering: Love, Bristol Old Vic 4.0Overall Score If you’re enjoying our content, then please consider becoming a member, with every penny going towards keeping AYT going and p…

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All that Chat

REOPEN BROADWAY SEASON
Sep 14, 2021: Chicago - Ambassador Theatre
Oct 17, 2021: Dana H. - Lyceum Theatre
Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
Apr 07, 2022: The Minutes - Studio 54
Apr 28, 2022: Macbeth - Lyceum Theatre