Thinking of Catching a Show in the Next Month – A few productions to consider

We are told there are two universal human certainties, death and taxes but I would add a third, diverging opinions.  As I ponder the choice of venues to recommend for a theatre outing I am reminded that what one likes, another despises, so like it or lump it, here are my picks of things to […]

New Production at the National Theatre – Booking opens Friday November 29

The National Theatre has announced further details of its November – April season. Sam Mendes, Academy Award-winning director and Bridge Project director, will bring us a new production of King Lear at the Olivier Theatre, starring Simon Russell Beale.  I know, you’ve seen Lear already but this should be an evening to remember. The NT has also announced […]

Promising New Season at Hampstead Theatre – Edward Hall is on a roll

Hampstead Theatre announced its new season this morning.  Priority members are in luck as they will have had plenty of time to get hold of tickets for the spring season starting in January. If not, despair and weep, as I suspect that many of the best seats will be gone for punters at large.  I would […]

Quick Suggestion – Book The Nether at the Royal Court, July 2014

The Royal Court has announced its new season and one play stands out for me.  The Nether by Jennifer Haley which was the winner of the 2012 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize.  The play, created by the Center Theatre Group, premiered to rave reviews in Spring 2013 at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Los Angeles.  According to the Royal […]