Category: August Wilson

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Review: Jitney, Old Vic

Tinuke Craig’s production elevates the hefty writing of August Wilson in Jitney at the Old Vic “‘It…

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News: the Old Vic reveals some of its 2022 plans

Matthew Warchus’ programme for the Old Vic’s 2022 includes an interesting couple of choices and the return…

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Review: King Hedley II, Theatre Royal Stratford East

August Wilson’s King Hedley II is something of a flawed play but it receives a strong production…

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Winners of 2016-2017 Outer Critics Circle Awards

John Gassner Playwriting Award Jaclyn Backhaus, Men on Boats Sarah DeLappe, The Wolves Paola Lázaro, Tell Hector…

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Nominations for 2016-2017 Outer Critics Circle Awards

John Gassner Playwriting Award Jaclyn Backhaus, Men on Boats Sarah DeLappe, The Wolves Paola Lázaro, Tell Hector…

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2016 Laurence Olivier Awards winners

Best New Play  Hangmen by Martin McDonagh – Jerwood Downstairs, Royal Court / Wyndham’s Farinelli and the…

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2016 Laurence Olivier Awards nominations

Best New Play  Farinelli and the King by Claire van Kampen – Duke of York’s Hangmen by…

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Review: Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, National Theatre

“This is an empty world without the blues“ The title might be something of a misnomer in…

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22nd Critics’ Choice Awards nominees

Best Picture Arrival Fences Hacksaw Ridge Hell or High Water La La Land Lion Loving Manchester by…