Fri 12 Jun 2009 12:20
A new production of South African musical The Mysteries – Yiimimangaliso will come to London’s Garrick theatre for a short run from 11 September to 3 October (press night 15 September).
Fri 12 Jun 2009 11:36
The curtain opens at the Lyttelton theatre to reveal a widescreen set of cinematic intensity, sandstone rocks cutting a ragged, stark outline against the azure sky.
Thu 11 Jun 2009 12:37
With alfresco theatres and leafy backdrops one of the highlights of the summer theatre season, this year there is a new rival for London’s most magical venue in the form of a large white tent in the middle of Kensington Gardens...
Thu 11 Jun 2009 11:05
With the anniversaries of the publication of two of George Orwell’s famous novels coinciding, Daily Telegraph deputy theatre critic Dominic Cavendish has compiled an evening of excerpts from Orwell’s work...
Wed 10 Jun 2009 17:39
Following on from last year’s children’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, the Open Air theatre, Regent’s Park, gives Shakespeare’s The Tempest a similar treatment.
Wed 10 Jun 2009 11:21
The second of the Bridge Project’s offerings at the Old Vic, following The Winter’s Tale, is more consistent than the first.
Wed 10 Jun 2009 11:03
It was inevitable, like the ever onward movement of time, that when Ed Stoppard decided to appear in his father Tom’s most famous play, he would become the focus of attention, writes Matthew Amer.
Wed 10 Jun 2009 10:20
As the England football team sails through another world cup qualifier, it seems an appropriate time to steal a cliché from that sport. Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale really is a play of two halves.
Tue 09 Jun 2009 14:42
Lindsay Posner’s revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein fantasy musical Carousel is to end its run at the Savoy theatre on 20 June, a month earlier than planned.
Tue 09 Jun 2009 13:03
Following the Royal Court’s summer season celebrating the work of American playwright Wallace Shawn, the Sloane Square venue turns its attention to new British work for this autumn.