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STARTING OVER
LINDA VISTA
at Helen Hayes Theater

STARTING OVER
Tracy Letts’ dark-tinged rom-dram is a portrait of an unsympathetic man in the throes of an ugly divorce and a middle-age tailspin.
Reviewed by: JOE DZIEMIANOWICZ READ MORE
THIS WILL HURT
SLAVE PLAY
at Golden Theatre

THIS WILL HURT
Fine performances and a fleet staging can't counteract the more tedious parts of this work.
Reviewed by: JEREMY GERARD READ MORE
LIZARD-SKIN BOOTS
THE GREAT SOCIETY
at Vivian Beaumont Theater

LIZARD-SKIN BOOTS
Brian Cox takes on the role of LBJ in Robert Schenkkan’s follow-up to All The Way.
Reviewed by: JEREMY GERARD READ MORE
COMEDY OF MANNERS
CAESAR AND CLEOPATRA
at Theatre Row

COMEDY OF MANNERS
David Staller's production lacks realism in parts, but it's a lively take on George Bernard Shaw's comedy.
Reviewed by: DAVID LEFKOWITZ READ MORE
SCENIC FANTASY
DOWNTON ABBEY
SCENIC FANTASY
Fans of the TV series should be quite pleased with the plot-packed film they've been given.
Reviewed by: JOE DZIEMIANOWICZ READ MORE
OVER THE RAINBOW
JUDY
OVER THE RAINBOW
Renée Zellweger dazzles as Judy Garland in a film that gives new juice to an old story.
Reviewed by: JOE DZIEMIANOWICZ READ MORE
FADING MEMORY
THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM
at Samuel J. Friedman Theatre

FADING MEMORY
Although we are on well-worn territory with this play, the two fine leads bring it to life.
Reviewed by: JOE DZIEMIANOWICZ READ MORE
MINDLESS ENTERTAINMENT
THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM
at Samuel J. Friedman Theatre

MINDLESS ENTERTAINMENT
Despite the fact that it keeps you guessing as to what's real or not, this play fails to achieve any dramatic intrigue.
Reviewed by: DAVID COTE READ MORE
THE UNKNOWN BIRD
THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM
at Samuel J. Friedman Theatre

THE UNKNOWN BIRD
Jonathan Pryce and Eileen Atkins are perfectly in tune with each another in this excellent London transfer.
Reviewed by: JEREMY GERARD READ MORE
WRECKAGE IN REVERSE
BETRAYAL
at Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre

WRECKAGE IN REVERSE
A talented cast expertly handles the seething emotions in Harold Pinter’s one-act drama.
Reviewed by: JEREMY GERARD READ MORE


WAYS TO COPE
A DAY IN THE DEATH OF JOE EGG
at Trafalgar Studios

WAYS TO COPE

While heartbreak underpins the play, laughter is always present in Peter Nichols’ autobiographical work.

 

Reviewed by: CLIVE HIRSCHHORN READ MORE
MYTHOLOGY REINVENTED
GLASS. KILL. BLUEBEARD. IMP.
at Royal Court Theatre

MYTHOLOGY REINVENTED

Caryl Churchill continues to push the envelope with these four one-act plays.

Reviewed by: CLIVE HIRSCHHORN READ MORE
IMBALANCE OF POWER
TWO LADIES
at Bridge Theatre

IMBALANCE OF POWER

The plot is implausible, but Zoë Wanamaker and Zrinka Cvitesic give excellent performances as the wives of two presidents.

Reviewed by: CLIVE HIRSCHHORN READ MORE
BROKEN CHILD
THE SON
at Duke of York's

BROKEN CHILD

Florian Zeller's last play made a strong impression in London, but this one is unfortunately more of a one-note drama. 

Reviewed by: JOHN NATHAN READ MORE
TWO HALVES
FALSETTOS
at The Other Palace

TWO HALVES

The shift from act one to act two feels unnatural, as it comes with a change in period and change in tone.

Reviewed by: JOHN NATHAN READ MORE
WITCH HUNT
THE DOCTOR
at Almeida Theatre

WITCH HUNT

Robert Icke's swansong production for the Almeida does not disappoint, with Juliet Stevenson leading an excellent cast.

Reviewed by: CLAIRE ALLFREE READ MORE
ORIGINAL IMITATION
APPROPRIATE
at Donmar Warehouse

ORIGINAL IMITATION

You may notice some nods to playwrights who came before in Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ play about family dysfunction.

Reviewed by: CLIVE HIRSCHHORN READ MORE

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SCHEDULE UPDATES -
Yes, Prime Minister contracts its run, while A Chorus Line expands its own.
POWERHOUSE OF THEATRE - After 11 years as the Almeida Theatre's artistic director, Michael Attenborough is stepping down to focus on directing. 

SONGS FROM THE HEART - Once the Tony-Award winning musical is set to hit London in January.


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