American playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney is riding high after two successful productions of his plays in London and a newly-minted Evening Standard Theatre Award sitting on his mantelpiece. Now the Royal Court stages his third play in the UK, Wig Out!
I will be honest, not having any kids of my own, Horrid Henry: Live And Horrid! was my first experience of the imaginative young tearaway who delights in tormenting his younger brother and is a constant headache for his parents.
After dominating this year’s Tony Awards, collecting five wins in the play categories, August: Osage County opened at the National Theatre with a weight of expectation adding to the oppression of a sultry summer in Oklahoma...
Why is there a pile of sand in the corner of the austere drawing room of a grand country house? This and many other questions remain unexplained in T S Eliot’s complex, mysterious play The Family Reunion, revived at the Donmar Warehouse.
Imagine This: an original new musical opening in the West End, one not based on a book, a film or a band’s back catalogue, and not a transfer from Broadway. It has been a rare occurrence of late, but it happened last night at the New London theatre.
In the atmospheric setting of Wilton’s Music Hall, simultaneously ancient and modern, the Royal Shakespeare Company launches its 2008 London season with the world premiere of The Tragedy Of Thomas Hobbes.
Sword fights, pirate shanties, adventures on the high seas and sinister spirits of pirates past are all to be found in the Theatre Royal Haymarket’s new family production of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic Treasure Island.