Dance fans revelling in the return of celebrity dance contest Strictly Come Dancing have a chance to see the choreography of the programme’s Mr Nasty, judge Craig Revel Horwood, up close in his new show Flamenco Flamen’ka at the Lyric.
A Hollywood heartthrob, a lauded British performer and a plot and title taken from a well-loved film; on paper Rain Man has all the ingredients of a West End hit. Matthew Amer was in the first night audience.
Kenneth Branagh, who once played the melancholic Dane, Hamlet, so memorably, now takes on the role of Ivanov, a man unable to extract himself from his own despair. Caroline Bishop was in the first night audience at the Wyndham’s.
Director Rupert Goold has a lot to live up to. His last West End production, the Patrick Stewart-led Macbeth, collected a clutch of awards and almost universal acclaim. So all eyes were on this new production of Six Characters In Search Of An Author, to see if he could repeat the trick…
With only a dead horse and his own conscience for company, Stephen Rea muses on life and the wild West in Sam Shepard’s monologue, produced by the Abbey Theatre Dublin, which opened at the Almeida last night.
Spandex, cheesy music, tight coloured jeans, more spandex, comedy mispronunciation, dodgy presenting, a little more spandex and some controversial voting. This is the world of Eurobeat, a loving pastiche of all things Eurovision.
Who knew that Brecht wrote pantomime? The German playwright is more famous for his epic themes and seriousness of topic than his ability to entice a titter, yet in Hampstead theatre’s production of Turandot, we have the UK premiere of Brecht’s only comedy.
A chilly night at Shakespeare’s Globe marks the beginning of the end of alfresco theatre season. But with a nip in the air, there was anything but a frosty reception for Liberty, the new French Revolution-set piece by Glyn Maxwell.