The Donmar Warehouse takes The Weir to the West End

If you missed Conor McPherson’s The Weir at the Donmar Warehouse this past spring, here is your chance to see this wonderful production which will transfer to the Wyndham’s Theatre for twelve weeks starting 16 January 2014. .   See my review of the Play here. The play will run: 16 JANUARY 2014 – 19 APRIL 2014  

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Roots, Donmar Warehouse – Ideology and grim reality juxtaposed in Wesker’s revival

Young and lively Beatie has come from London to visit her Norfolk farm-working family.  Beatie’s boyfriend Ronnie is expected in a week and the young woman can’t help but wax lyrical about his socialist beliefs and his insistence on her continuous quest for self-improvement.  It appears that Ronnie likes to lecture Beatie quite a lot […]

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The Weir, Donmar Warehouse – A touching and melancholy work of humanity.

If you are anything like my theatre companion and put off by the kind of Irish theatre where women moan about their fickle drunkard husbands who spend their entire pay slip at the local pub then this play is for them.  It is Irish and men drink but there ends the similarities.  The Weir, by […]

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Anna Christie, Donmar Warehouse – A masterful and gripping rendition of a classic

In Anna Christie, Eugene O’Neil drew on his own experience as a seaman prior to embarking on his journey as a playwright.  The play attempts a realistic look at the life of the poor immigrants in early 20th century east coast America.  Anna Christie (Ruth Wilson) a twenty-year-old woman arrives in New York from Minnesota […]

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