Bridge Theatre new season – excited by new writing or disappointed by lack of diversity?

Nicholas Hytner and Nick Starr have announced the opening programme for their The Bridge Theatre venture – the 900-seat commercial venue near to Tower Bridge which marks their re-entry into the London theatre landscape. The first three productions, all booking now, are:

Continue reading “Bridge Theatre new season – excited by new writing or disappointed by lack of diversity?”

The 2012 London Evening Standard Theatre Awards

Best Play
Constellations by Nick Payne (Royal Court Upstairs)
Love and Information by Caryl Churchill 
(Royal Court Downstairs)
This House by James Graham (National’s Cottesloe)

Best Director
Nicholas Hytner for Timon of Athens (National’s Olivier)
Carrie Cracknell 
for A Doll’s House (Young Vic)
James Macdonald for Love and Information (Royal Court Downstairs)
Ian Rickson for Hamlet (Young Vic) Continue reading “The 2012 London Evening Standard Theatre Awards”