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PEACE TALKS
OSLO
at Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater

PEACE TALKS
J.T. Rogers' long-winded but smart play dramatizes the negotiations between Israel and Palestine that led to the Oslo Accord.
Reviewed by: MATT WINDMAN READ MORE
THE SHOW MUST GO ON
TONY AWARDS 2016
THE SHOW MUST GO ON
While Hamilton stole the show in the musical categories, the love was spread among the dramas.
Reviewed by: BRIAN SCOTT LIPTON READ MORE
HIGH-FLYING ACROBATICS
PARAMOUR
at Lyric Theatre

HIGH-FLYING ACROBATICS
Cirque du Soleil's first Broadway show is strong on spectacle but weak on story and songs.
Reviewed by: BILL STEVENSON READ MORE
TALES OF THE RECONSTRUCTION
SHUFFLE ALONG
at Music Box Theatre

TALES OF THE RECONSTRUCTION
George C. Wolfe's reimagining bursts with joy and style.
Reviewed by: DAVID COTE READ MORE
GET IT WHILE YOU CAN
WAITRESS
at Brooks Atkinson Theatre

GET IT WHILE YOU CAN
A brilliant cast suffuses a potential downer of a musical with light and laughs.
Reviewed by: SANDY MACDONALD READ MORE
AGE OF TERROR
THE CRUCIBLE
at Walter Kerr Theatre

AGE OF TERROR
Arthur Miller’s penetrating study of the Salem witch trials is expertly adapted to resonate today.
Reviewed by: DAVID COTE READ MORE


YOUNGER SELF
THE GO-BETWEEN
at the Apollo, Shaftesbury

YOUNGER SELF

Michael Crawford returns to the West End to play a man revisiting his childhood.

Reviewed by: KATE BASSETT READ MORE
WORK IN PROGRESS
UNREACHABLE
at Jerwood Theatre, Royal Court

WORK IN PROGRESS

The actors' best efforts can't save what is basically a two-dimensional portrait of self-aggrandisement.

Reviewed by: CLIVE HIRSCHHORN READ MORE
FAKE BLOOD
MACBETH
at Shakespeare's Globe

FAKE BLOOD

Despite the gravity of the text, this production fails to create an impact.

Reviewed by: SAM MARLOWE READ MORE
NOTHING AS IT SEEMS
THE TRUTH
at Wyndham's Theatre

NOTHING AS IT SEEMS

Florian Zeller's enigmatic play brilliantly blurs the lines of what is real and what is fiction.

Reviewed by: CLIVE HIRSCHHORN READ MORE
SHIP OF DREAMS
TITANIC
at Charing Cross Theatre

SHIP OF DREAMS

The theatre world is not done with this sinking ship.

Reviewed by: CLIVE HIRSCHHORN READ MORE
SLICK ENTERTAINMENT
ALADDIN
at Prince Edward Theatre

SLICK ENTERTAINMENT

This big-budget production is built to deliver calculated pizzazz.

Reviewed by: CLIVE HIRSCHHORN READ MORE
CRUSHED BY A BODICE
THE TAMING OF THE SHREW
at Shakespeare’s Globe

CRUSHED BY A BODICE

Caroline Byrne's serious production shows a woman struggling under the weight of patriarchy.

Reviewed by: FIONA MOUNTFORD READ MORE
THE UPPER CRASS
THE THREEPENNY OPERA
at the National (Olivier)

THE UPPER CRASS

Turning the shock value up doesn't give this production the impact that this material once had.

Reviewed by: CLIVE HIRSCHHORN READ MORE
SHALLOW REDEMPTION
CYMBELINE
at Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon

SHALLOW REDEMPTION

This text is full of tricky, thorny material, and this production fails to untangle it.

Reviewed by: FIONA MOUNTFORD READ MORE
CELEBRATION OF IMPERFECTION
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
at Shakespeare's Globe

CELEBRATION OF IMPERFECTION

Old and new come together in a bold, dizzying swirl.

Reviewed by: SAM MARLOWE READ MORE
NEW VERSION OF AN OLD THING
HAMLET
at Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon

NEW VERSION OF AN OLD THING

The RSC takes us to a modern African state for Hamlet's latest psychological unravelling.

Reviewed by: FIONA MOUNTFORD READ MORE
NO ONE TO ROOT FOR
THE SUICIDE
at the National (Lyttelton)

NO ONE TO ROOT FOR

With this adaptation set in contemporary London, we lose all sympathy for the main character.

Reviewed by: CLIVE HIRSCHHORN READ MORE
FREEDOM AT ALL COSTS
LES BLANCS
at the National (Olivier)

FREEDOM AT ALL COSTS

Lorraine Hansberry's play about a missionary hospital in a tribal village is passionate, flawed and controversial at the same time.

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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