Category: Top plays of 2016

Posted in Almeida Theatre Friedrich Schiller Robert Icke Theatre Theatre review Top plays of 2016

Review: Mary Stuart, Almeida Theatre

“The Queen? Which Queen?” Robert Icke’s Mary Stuart is a towering success, an extraordinary piece of theatre…

Posted in Henrik Ibsen Internationaal Theater Amsterdam Ivo van Hove National Theatre Theatre Theatre review Top plays of 2016

Review: Hedda Gabler, National Theatre

“I’ve never felt at home” With Hedda Gabler, the ever prolific Ivo van Hove is making his National Theatre…

Posted in Lucy Kirkwood Royal Court Theatre Theatre review Top plays of 2016

Review: The Children, Royal Court

“At our time of life, we simply cannot deal with this shit” It’s interesting to see the…

Posted in Jason Robert Brown Musicals The Other Palace Theatre Theatre review Top plays of 2016

Review: The Last Five Years, St James Theatre

  “I’m not always on time Please don’t expect that from me”  I think I have to…

Posted in National Theatre Peter Shaffer Theatre Theatre review Top plays of 2016

Review: Amadeus, National Theatre

“It would make angels mourn” Perhaps fittingly, on an evening when beautiful tribute was paid to the…

Posted in Bristol Old Vic Musicals Not-London Theatre Theatre review Top plays of 2016 UK

Review: The Grinning Man, Bristol Old Vic

“In you, I found all the pleasure and pain I could ever hope to feel” All the…

Posted in Musicals Terrence McNally Theatre Theatre review Top plays of 2016

Review: Ragtime, Charing Cross Theatre

“And say to those who blame us for the way we chose to fight That sometimes there…

Posted in LGBT+ Orange Tree Theatre Theatre Theatre review Top plays of 2016

Review: Jess and Joe Forever, Orange Tree Theatre

  “I thought this was about growing up” Superficially, Jess and Joe Forever is indeed about growing…

Posted in Federico García Lorca Simon Stone Theatre Theatre review Top plays of 2016 Young Vic

Review: Yerma, Young Vic

“We used to have a life.  We have each other and my empty womb” It’s Yerma yes,…