Two classic revivals and a new musical under one roof all directed by Jonathan Kent make up the boldest gamble of London's theatrical year. At a cost in excess of £3 million ($6 million), the…
Productions set: 'Othello,' 'Susan,' 'Rhinoceros'
A look at the upcoming crowded period
It's not the flames of the heroine's martyrdom that make the National's "Saint Joan" such a visceral experience, it's the blazing theatricality of Marianne Elliott's production. The audacity of the…
Biblical pain and suffering? Get outta here. There used to be a stage makeup color called "light Egyptian," and that's exactly what's on offer here. There's darkness in the one (much reprised) song…
The word "celebration" is in the title, but playwright David Storey uses it with a bitter undertow -- so much so that only the most idealistic and commercially foolhardy of producers would…
"Baghdad Wedding," the playwriting debut of Iraqi exile Hassan Abdulrazzak, succeeds not just because of its rare authenticity, but because of its engaging unexpectedness.
Vocal members of London's theater community may be seriously underwhelmed by the business of tuners being cast by TV audiences, but the figures suggest the format won't be disappearing in a hurry.
Susan Seidelman's 1985 film "Desperately Seeking Susan" is being retooled as a London-bound stage musical using the back catalog of Deborah Harry and Blondie.
The world premiere of period musical "Marguerite" will crown the first season of three productions from the newly created Theater Royal Haymarket Company, under the direction of Jonathan Kent.
Jonathan Pryce will star alongside Aidan Gillen in the West End revival of David Mamet's "Glengarry Glen Ross." The production, helmed by James Macdonald, is produced by Mark Rubinstein, Ron Kastner…