Housetrap Theatre & Arts Festival 2020

As the theatre industry and wider society reels from the unprecedented shock of the coronavirus outbreak and COVID-19 pandemic, many producers and artists are taking the initiative to share work and support each other during these difficult times.   The…

Spy Plays Review

Intrigue. Attraction. Mystery. Lust. Sex. Murder. These are the themes surrounding two plays rolled into one and called ‘Spy Plays’ now at the Above the Stag Theatre. David Thame’s ‘Kompromat’ and ‘London/Budapest‘ are shown together for the first time, and…

The Prince of Egypt Review

Dreamworks’s animated 1998 film ’The Prince of Egypt’ comes to life at the Dominion Theatre. With music and lyrics by veteran composer Stephen Schwarz, and directed by his son Scott Schwartz, ‘The Prince of Egypt’ faithfully follows the film in…

La Cage (Theatre)

When you walk into a theatre and you see that the set is a grand staircase leading into a living room with a large statue of David and various photos of men and drag queens on the wall you know…

Muzik

It takes someone with a lot of talent, energy, charisma and pizzaz to keep you mesmerised, enthralled, entertained and laughing non-stop in a one hour show. Frances Barber does just this playing Billie Trix in the show ‘Muzik.’ Barber is,…

MEAT by Gillian Greer – at Theatre 503

MEAT is a story of consent, class and how modern-day Ireland reckons with transgressions surrounding harassment, sexual assault and consent buried in its past. When Max (India Mullen – Normal People, BBC; Red Rock, BBC) pays Ronan (Sean Fox – Taming of the Shrew at…

Four Play Review

The seven (and a half) year itch rears its ugly head for one gay couple in the new play ‘Four Play’. Now playing at the Above the Stag theatre until February 22, 2020 – Rafe (Ashley Byam) and Pete (Keeran…

The Sunset Limited Review

A middle-aged white male attempts to get on ‘The Sunset Limited’ but is stopped by a middle-aged black man. What is The Sunset Limited? It’s the name of a new play that has just opened at Soho’s fantastic Boulevard Theatre,…

Acosta Danza: Carlos Acosta’s dance company makes its Linbury Theatre debut

Acosta Danza Up Close: Carlos Acosta’s acclaimed company bring five dynamic works to the Linbury Theatre Former Principal dancer of The Royal Ballet Carlos Acosta brings his acclaimed Cuban company Acosta Danza to the Royal Opera House this February. Making…

The Royal Opera presents a new production of Leoš Janáček’s Jenůfa

The Royal Opera presents a new production of Leoš Janáček’s Jenůfa, directed by award-winning German director Claus Guth. This is the third opera in The Royal Opera’s Janáček series, following on from the successes of From the House of the…