Theatre

  

Hit musical Chicago playing at the New Wimbledon Theatre until 21st May

Sheila Ferguson stars as Mama Morton in the acclaimed UK and Ireland tour of the international smash hit musical Chicago.

  

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic Oklahoma! playing at Lambeth’s Young Vic

Straight from a Tony-award-winning run-on Broadway and a US tour, Daniel Fish’s bold reinvention of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic Oklahoma! comes to Lambeth’s Young Vic

  

Penny for your thoughts? One Penny Opera at the Soho theatre reviewed by Christopher Walker

One Penny Opera is a “new take on a twisted classic” by Tiger Lillies, the Godfathers of Cabaret. A Soho Theatre triumph.

  

The Ministry of Lesbian Affairs: Q&A with director Hannah Hauer-King

Hannah Hauer-King, is director of The Ministry of Lesbian Affairs coming to Soho Theatre’s main stage next month. Here is a Q&A with her.

  

Scandaltown at Lyric Theatre reviewed by Christopher Walker

The wonderfully talented Rachael Stirling leads a young cast through a rollicking romp at the Lyric, writes Christopher Walker.

  

Christopher Walker reviews SAD playing at the Omnibus Theatre

A woman in her sixties who is experiencing mental anguish. She has retreated to her attic with a bucket, and is glued to her sun lamp. Ostensibly this is because she suffers from Seasonally Affected Disorder or SAD. But there is of course a lot more going on.

  

The 47th playing at the Old Vic reviewed by Christopher Walker

Why does the Devil have all the best tunes? He certainly does in The 47th at the Old Vic. Bertie Carvel’s brilliant incarnation of Donald Trump, is a tour de force, writes Christopher Walker.

  

Come meet The Gruffalo at Greenwich Theatre this Easter!

Join Mouse on a daring adventure through the deep, dark wood in Tall Stories’ magical, musical adaptation of the classic picture book.

  

James Haddrell speak on the crisis affecting the arts

One of this country’s notable drama schools, ALRA’s alumni issued a statement on April 4th confirming that the organisation is no longer financially viable.

  

Chamber opera by theatre company for deaf and disabled cast puts on show at the Southbank Centre

Graeae theatre company, which is based in Kingsland Road, Hoxton, announced the world premiere of composer Errollyn Wallen’s The Paradis Files.

  

Christian Rizzo’s Une Maison reviewed by Christopher Walker

When I sat on the board of a London theatre, I was once told what to say after a disastrous first night. “The lighting was marvellous,” writes Christopher Walker.

  

SAD a dark comedy exploring the messiness of life at the Omnibus Theatre

On Christmas Day Gloria cooked the turkey that killed her mother. Now Gloria is living in the attic, sleeping on a dog bed and using a bucket, not the loo.

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