Theatre

 
Twenty years after directing its West End debut, Matthew Warchus revives Art at The Old Vic. Sipora Levy reviews the play.
Paul Ritter and Rufus Sewell in Art. PHOTO: MANUEL HARLAN
Michelle Collins
Former soap actress decided against waiting for the right role to come along
Andrei Costin and Ben Turner in The Kite Runner. Photo: Robert Workman
No need for starry names in direct and powerful retelling of tale of two young Afghans
Corey Culverwell in The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party. Photo: Alice Pennefather
A wry look at the nature of madness itself - via electrifying dance moves
Mars Actually
The Camden Fringe is gearing up for its 12th year, with potential participants invited to apply.
he Braille Legacy tells the story of the French educator who challenged 19th-cen
The Braille Legacy tells the story of the French educator, Louis Braille, who challenged 19th-century prejudice against the blind.
The cast of Anything Goes
As the song goes: Good authors, too, who once knew better words now only use four-letter words, writing prose... anything goes.
Ibinabo Jack, Amber Riley and Liisi LaFontaine in Dreamgirls at the Savoy Theatr
This 1981 Tony-winning Broadway musical was made into a movie but has waited 35 years for a British production. Now it sparkles into the West End: over a million Swarovski crystals.
Trevor Dion Nicholas as the Genie with the cast of Aladdin. Photo: Deen van Meer
Flabbily-edited and so slow to the boil, this stage musical of Disney’s cartoon Aladdin eventually explodes into life to be rescued by an individual standout performance and a lusciously lavish set...
Tayo Aluko as Nigerian-born Tunji Sowande in Just An Ordinary Lawyer
Tayo Aluko as Nigerian-born Tunji Sowande in Just An Ordinary Lawyer
Juliet Stevenson as Mary Stuart. PHOTO: MANUEL HARLAN
In Robert Icke’s modern dress adaptation of Friedrich Schiller’s classic drama, the actors assemble...
Harrie Hayes  in Benighted  photo: chris gardner
Adapted by Duncan Gates from JB Priestley’s book and James Whale’s film version, The Old Dark House...
Ellen (Elsie Bennett) and Milt (Nick Barber) in Buckland Theatre Company's LUV a
This revival of Murray Schisgal’s 1964 hit Broadway show, is a fun and likeable rendering of the...
PHOTO: ALEX BRENNER
From the moment we take our seats for this riveting two-hander about abuse and friendship, we are...
Ed Harris in Buried Child. PHOTO: JOHAN PERSSON
Here, on the London stage with all eyes on Ed Harris’s portrayal of the world-weary Dodge, the...
Mark Rylance and Jim Lichtscheidl in Nice Fish. PHOTO: TEDDY WOOLF
Nice Fish is a self-referential piece of theatrical artifice. The stage is covered with a tilted...
Nathaniel Parker in This House. PHOTO: JOHAN PERSSON
It is 1974 and the Tories are moving out the government Whips’ Office to make way for Labour, which...
Sophia Anne Caruso as Girl and Michael C Hall as Newton in Lazarus. Photo: Jan V
Lazarus is inspired by the book and film The Man Who Fell to Earth, in which David Bowie took the...
Reece Shearsmith and Ken Stott in The Dresser photo: hugh glendinning
In this fine production, directed by Sean Foley, the celebrated roles of Shakespearean actor-...
Deny, Deny, Deny at Park Theatre. Photo: Darren Bell.
It’s 2026, and a far-fetched time when Britain has not one but two world-class women sprinters, and...
Niv Petel in Knock Knock. Photo: Chris Gardner
Israeli Niv Petel's one-man, gender blind role, mixes mime and movement, with monologue, and...