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IN AND OUT OF POWER
DRUIDSHAKESPEARE: THE HISTORY PLAYS
at Gerald W. Lynch Theater

IN AND OUT OF POWER
Shakespeare fans were given a unique opportunity to see the four history plays presented as a coherent, extended narrative.
Reviewed by: MATT WINDMAN READ MORE
GOLDEN TUNES
CAST ALBUMS
GOLDEN TUNES
Some of Broadway's musicals actually sound better on the album, while others aren't captured quite as well.
Reviewed by: MATT WINDMAN READ MORE
CHILDHOOD RECONSTRUCTION
FUN HOME
at Circle in the Square

CHILDHOOD RECONSTRUCTION
The layered and dynamic new musical transfers to Broadway and continues to soar.
Reviewed by: MATT WINDMAN READ MORE
STRAIGHT TO BROADWAY
SOMETHING ROTTEN!
at St. James Theatre

STRAIGHT TO BROADWAY
This musical comedy bypasses a regional run and jumps right to the Great White Way.
Reviewed by: MATT WINDMAN READ MORE
ONE-LORD SHOW
AN ACT OF GOD
at Studio 54

ONE-LORD SHOW
A weak premise is stretched very thinly over 90 minutes.
Reviewed by: JOANNE KAUFMAN READ MORE
A FRESH CLASSIC
THE KING AND I
at Vivian Beaumont Theater

A FRESH CLASSIC

Bartlett Sher's staging is a delectable feast for the eyes, ears and heart.

Reviewed by: DIANE SNYDER READ MORE
EXTRA FANTASTIC
AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
at Palace Theatre

EXTRA FANTASTIC
This dance-infused fantasy, as reimagined, delves deeper than the original.
Reviewed by: SANDY MACDONALD READ MORE
SAILORS ON LEAVE
ON THE TOWN
at the Lyric

SAILORS ON LEAVE
This classic musical has come a long way since its genesis, and has only grown richer through its evolution.
Reviewed by: BERNARD CARRAGHER READ MORE


SLIPPERY MORALS
THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT
at the National (Lyttelton)

SLIPPERY MORALS

This bare-knuckled and boisterously profane urban drama transfers surprisingly well across the pond.

Reviewed by: DAVID COTE READ MORE
DON'T SEND ROSES
MACK AND MABEL
at Chichester Festival Theatre

DON'T SEND ROSES

Jerry Herman’s songs take flight in a valiant reboot of a musical with a troubled past.

Reviewed by: FIONA MOUNTFORD READ MORE
YAMMERING ON
THE MENTALISTS
at Wyndham's Theatre

YAMMERING ON

Abbey Wright's star-cast revival falls oddly flat.

Reviewed by: KATE BASSETT READ MORE
IN THE RIGHT HANDS
MACK AND MABEL
at Chichester Festival Theatre

IN THE RIGHT HANDS

A musical that was never able to find its audience appeal finally secures its footing.

Reviewed by: CLIVE HIRSCHHORN READ MORE
BLOSSOMING FEMININITY
AS YOU LIKE IT
at Shakespeare's Globe

BLOSSOMING FEMININITY

Michelle Terry glows as Rosalind in this playful production.

Reviewed by: NICK CURTIS READ MORE
ODD COUPLE
THE MENTALISTS
at Wyndham's Theatre

ODD COUPLE

An off-the-wall main character is unable to pull the audience in.

Reviewed by: CLIVE HIRSCHHORN READ MORE
MUCH TO RELISH
THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
at Vaudeville Theatre

MUCH TO RELISH

The actors bring freshness to Oscar Wilde’s well-known characters.

Reviewed by: SAM MARLOWE READ MORE
SHIFTING LIGHT
THE SEAGULL
at Open Air Theatre, Regent’s Park

SHIFTING LIGHT

Chekhov classic is injected with vibrancy and illuminated from new angles.

Reviewed by: FIONA MOUNTFORD READ MORE
SHADES OF OTHERNESS
OTHELLO
at Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon

SHADES OF OTHERNESS

Iqbal Khan’s muscular modern-dress version brings fresh thinking to a classic work.

Reviewed by: FIONA MOUNTFORD READ MORE
A ROSE BY NO OTHER NAME
GYPSY
at Savoy Theatre

A ROSE BY NO OTHER NAME

Imelda Staunton’s performance as Rose exists in another category of greatness.

Reviewed by: MATT WOLF READ MORE
OCCUPY ST PAUL'S
TEMPLE
at Donmar Warehouse

OCCUPY ST PAUL'S

Simon Russell Beale brings complexity to a Dean stuck in a very difficult situation.

Reviewed by: RACHEL HALLIBURTON READ MORE
BLOOD TILL THE END
ORESTEIA
at Almeida Theatre

BLOOD TILL THE END

Robert Icke’s radical reboot consistently carves out new emotional space for the characters to inhabit.

Reviewed by: CLAIRE ALLFREE READ MORE
THE EARTHLY REALM
TEMPLE
at Donmar Warehouse

THE EARTHLY REALM

Steve Waters’ brilliant and incisive new play pits power against protester, religious against secular, monolithic against mundane.

Reviewed by: SAM MARLOWE READ MORE
INCIPIENT FEMINISM
THE BEAUX’ STRATAGEM
at the National (Olivier)

INCIPIENT FEMINISM

A well-written farce can come to life 400 years later in the right hands.

Reviewed by: ED WILSON 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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