Category: Top plays of 2009

Posted in LGBT+ Musicals Theatre Theatre review Top plays of 2009 West End

Review: Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Palace

“Everyone likes to dress up, wear some sequins, get in touch with their feminine side…apart from lesbians…

Posted in Menier Chocolate Factory Musicals Theatre Theatre review Top plays of 2009

Review: Sweet Charity, Menier Chocolate Factory

“You know, for a broad, you’re real classy” Continuing their run of reviving classic musicals for Christmas,…

Posted in Jerry Herman LGBT+ Musicals Theatre Theatre review Top plays of 2009 West End

Re-review: La Cage aux Folles, Playhouse Theatre

“Judas…Traitor…Het-er-o-sexual!” When it was first announced that John Barrowman would be taking one of the lead roles…

Posted in Barbican Theatre Internationaal Theater Amsterdam Ivo van Hove Shakespeare Theatre Theatre review Top plays of 2009

Review: The Roman Tragedies, Toneelgroep Amsterdam at the Barbican

“Who amongst us here would not want to be a Roman?” At first glance, this might not…

Posted in National Theatre Theatre Theatre review Top plays of 2009

Review: Our Class, National Theatre

Our Class is a blistering look at the Polish collusion in the atrocities of the Second World…

Posted in Lucy Prebble Royal Court Theatre Theatre review Top plays of 2009

Review: Enron, Royal Court

Premiered this summer in Chichester and now making the move to Sloane Square’s Royal Court, Lucy Prebble’s…

Posted in Jerry Herman Musicals Open Air Theatre Theatre Theatre review Top plays of 2009

Review: Hello, Dolly!, Open Air Theatre

Ending this year’s run of shows at the Open Air Theatre in Regent’s Park is a revival…

Posted in Donmar Warehouse Tennessee Williams Theatre Theatre review Top plays of 2009

Review: A Streetcar Named Desire, Donmar Warehouse

Maintaining its recent history of strong female-centred drama, the Donmar’s latest production is A Streetcar Named Desire…

Posted in Theatre Theatre review Tom Stoppard Top plays of 2009 West End

Review: Arcadia, Duke of York’s Theatre

Tom Stoppard’s play Arcadia first played at the National Theatre in 1993, and this is the first…