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RACIALLY CHARGED
DISGRACED
at Lyceum Theatre

RACIALLY CHARGED
Ayad Akhtar’s 2013 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama examines how we are defined by race, religion and social status.
Reviewed by: BRIAN SCOTT LIPTON READ MORE
THEATER PEOPLE
THE COUNTRY HOUSE
at Samuel J. Friedman Theatre

THEATER PEOPLE
Donald Margulies’ three-act family drama comes across as muddled and predictable, not nearly as good as his other work.
Reviewed by: MATT WINDMAN READ MORE
A BOY AND HIS DOG
THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME
at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre

A BOY AND HIS DOG
The creative team does an impressive job of translating a story originally meant for the page.
Reviewed by: DAVID COTE READ MORE
LET JOY BE UNRESTRAINED
YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITH YOU
at the Longacre

LET JOY BE UNRESTRAINED
This revival – a long time coming – is stuffed with the city’s finest comic talents.
Reviewed by: DAVID COTE READ MORE
HOLLYWOOD INANITY
THE MONEY SHOT
at the Lucille Lortel

HOLLYWOOD INANITY

This is a kinder, gentler and far funnier Neil LaBute.

Reviewed by: SANDY MACDONALD READ MORE
SPILT ON THE PAGE
LOVE LETTERS
at the Brooks Atkinson

SPILT ON THE PAGE
Brian Dennehy and Mia Farrow bring life to a story told through a series of letters.
Reviewed by: BRIAN SCOTT LIPTON READ MORE
YOUNG NEW YORKERS
THIS IS OUR YOUTH
at the Cort

YOUNG NEW YORKERS
Kenneth Lonergan’s slacker comedic drama gets its first Broadway production.
Reviewed by: MATT WINDMAN READ MORE


BORN ENTERTAINERS
GYPSY
at Chichester Festival Theatre

BORN ENTERTAINERS

Imelda Staunton is a treasure to behold in the lead role of this classic 1959 musical.

Reviewed by: CLIVE HIRSCHHORN READ MORE
DROUGHT AND DISASTER
URINETOWN
at Apollo Theatre

DROUGHT AND DISASTER

This Broadway import walks the line between musical satire and thought-provoking seriousness, to varying success.

Reviewed by: CLIVE HIRSCHHORN READ MORE
MUCH ABOUT NOTHING
LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST/ LOVE'S LABOUR'S WON
at Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon

MUCH ABOUT NOTHING

Christopher Luscombe directs a double-bill of word-drunk comedies straddling the Great War.

Reviewed by: MICHAEL COVENEY READ MORE
RETALITORY OFFSPRING
ELECTRA
at the Old Vic

RETALITORY OFFSPRING

Kristin Scott Thomas brings a vibrant emotional immediacy to the title role.

Reviewed by: KATE BASSETT READ MORE
TOPICAL NO MORE
GREAT BRITAIN
at the Theatre Royal Haymarket

TOPICAL NO MORE

Richard Bean's comedy was a successful surprise the first time around, but time and recasting have softened its edge.

Reviewed by: KATE BASSETT READ MORE
PRISON DRAMA
HENRY IV
at the Donmar

PRISON DRAMA

Phyllida Lloyd presents this swift, compressed dose of Shakespeare as an all-female prison drama.

Reviewed by: MICHAEL COVENEY READ MORE
MODERN MONARCHY
KING CHARLES III
at Wyndham's Theatre

MODERN MONARCHY

Mike Bartlett’s brilliant play imagines the moral struggles that take place behind royal walls.

Reviewed by: RACHEL HALLIBURTON READ MORE
POWER OF GREED
SPEED THE PLOW
at the Playhouse

POWER OF GREED

David Mamet's 1988 play gets to the cynical heart of Tinsel Town.

Reviewed by: JOHN NATHAN READ MORE
THE GRIT AND THE GLITZ
EVITA
at the Dominion

THE GRIT AND THE GLITZ

This musical has earned its place in theatre history, but this production doesn’t come close to doing it justice.

Reviewed by: SAM MARLOWE READ MORE
GOOD THINGS IN THREES
THE JAMES PLAYS
at the National (Olivier)

GOOD THINGS IN THREES

Rona Munro's epic historical trilogy will resonate with contemporary audiences.

Reviewed by: CLIVE HIRSCHHORN READ MORE

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SCHEDULE UPDATES -
Yes, Prime Minister contracts its run, while A Chorus Line expands its own.
POWERHOUSE OF THEATRE - After 11 years as the Almeida Theatre's artistic director, Michael Attenborough is stepping down to focus on directing. 

SONGS FROM THE HEART - Once the Tony-Award winning musical is set to hit London in January.


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