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The Birthday Party leads January’s Top 10 new London shows

From a major Pinter revival to Wilde, Schiller and some exciting transfers. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here Advertisements

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The Glass Menagerie, Duke of York’s Theatre

“I give you truth in the pleasant disguise of illusion,” declares Tom Wingfield, the narrator of Tennessee Williams’s exquisite memory play. Director John Tiffany has proved gloriously adept at handling both sides of the equation in the magical trick-filled yet … Continue reading

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The Glass Menagerie leads January’s Top 10 new London shows

From a visionary Tennessee Williams revival to Wayne McGregor and a Dahl musical adaptation. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here

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Farinelli and the King, Duke of York’s Theatre

Make opera, not war. So urges composer-turned-playwright Claire van Kampen’s featherweight historical star vehicle, elevated by husband Mark Rylance – in a tailored role showcasing his beguiling idiosyncrasies – and John Dove’s sumptuous production. Read my full Ham & High review … Continue reading

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Topical fable shines light on darkest corners of life online

From Twitter abuse to games and websites indulging our darkest desires, the virtual world is constantly challenging traditional morality and legality. American playwright Jennifer Haley goes a step further in her gripping 2012 dystopian vision of a “real” world overtaken … Continue reading

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Neville’s Island, Duke of York’s Theatre

Hell is other people. It’s not the wilderness that poses the greatest threat to the stranded corporate bonding quartet in this docile Lord of the Flies-meets-The Office pastiche, but the endless stream of well-meaning incompetence. Yet while Tim Firth’s 1992 play … Continue reading

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