Although a number of spicy elements are thrown into the pot, the resulting theatrical stew could have used a couple adjustments from the chefs.
A Chicago suburb shows black uncomfortable surrounded by white, and white uncomfortable surrounded by black, with humor and truth cutting away.
Its content may not be shocking to society anymore, but Noël Coward's comedy is put together well enough to work on any era.
The subject of Afghanistan gets taken on with impressive scope and breadth.
Matthew Warchus gives the stage an old-fashioned injection of thrill, while trying to avoid the clichés.
Tony Kushner brings his characteristic profundity, although delivering it in bite-size pieces.
Luscombe brings the Globe a dose of slapstick, plain and simple.
Both touching and irreverent, this look at Henry VIII's era takes a much different path than Shakespeare's.
Critics on both sides of the pond have been less than generous with the Phantom sequel, but in reality, Love Never Dies is quite good.