Everyone is stuck in the same house, a shallow writer is making hay with other men's wives, a man is trying to put on his play, someone gets shot ... what's this, "The Seagull"? Almost.
Derek Jacobi's Lear is upsetting not because he scales epic heights but because he so startlingly plumbs depths of terror.
Both the material and Rachel Kavanaugh's skilled production are as tasteful as the elegantly dressed band.
While a hit like "Cats" proves that there's no such thing as a bad idea for a musical, some ideas are definitely less good than others.
Tantalized by the prospect of big bucks from families over the holidays season, London's repertory theaters have traditionally seized the excuse of Christmas to abandon serious programming. And…