And you thought General Sherman's scorched-earth tactics left disaster in its wake. The musical version of Gone With the Wind is in that category.
Warren Mitchell gives a master class in acting in Jeff Baron's Visiting Mr. Green. The actor's own frailities are perfectly matched, with those of his character.
There's a severe disconnect between the music and the book of The Black and White Ball. Too bad, when the music just happens to be that of Cole Porter.
This production of Noel Coward's Brief Encounter, under Emma Rice's direction is nothing short of a knockout. It bypasses the head and goes straight for the heart.
Maria Friedman's back in Maria Friedman Re-arranged and though her vocal power is somewhat diminished, she is a performer whose enthusiasm and powers of connection are undimmed.
Howard Brenton's Never So Good offers a surprisingly lively account of one-time Conservative party leader, Harold Macmillan, ably played by Jeremy Irons.
At first glance, Days of Significance could be seen as an inverted Much Ado About Nothing, but the Roy Williams drama, is well-grounded in its own time and place.
True, London audiences watching Jersey Boys may not get all the references American audiences do, but the songs are bound to start the juices flowing and the feet a tappin'
Early works of accomplished playwrights are always interesting to see. And Arthur Miller's The Man Who Had all the Luck is a notable marker of the fierce talent he was to show in later years.
The London rehabilitation of George Bernard Shaw continues with this thrilling revival of Major Barbara. Simon Russell Beale shines in the role of Undershaft.