A terrific 'ship of dreams' to cruise away on
Touring I’d Be Lost Without It by Wet Picnic 4**** Stratford Circus Arts Centre (Short walk from Stratford Circus) 1 hour, no interval Veronica Stein, 19th March, 2018 Discomforting comfort in a wild ride
Nottingham/Touring. DR JEKYLL AND MR HYDE: David Edgar. Theatre Royal: Tkts 0115 989 5555 www.royalcentre-nottingham.co.uk. 3*** Runs: 2h 20m: one interval: till 15th October. Performance times: 7.30pm, (Matinees 2.00pm Weds and 2.30pm Sat). Review: Alan Geary: 20th March 2018. Not without its problems. But watchable.
Nottingham/Touring. THIS HOUSE: James Graham. 4Stars**** Theatre Royal: Tkts 0115 989 5555 www.royalcentre-nottingham.co.uk. Runs: 2h 50m: one interval: till 14th April. Performance times: 7.30pm, (Matinees 2.00pm Weds and 2.30pm Sat). Review: Alan Geary: 10th April 2018. A brilliant production.
EXETER & TOURING THE NORTHCOTT THEATRE – TILL 12 MAY A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM by William Shakespeare 4**** RUNNING TIME – 2HOURS 10 MINUTES – NO INTERVAL Northcott Box Office – 01392 726363 www.exeternorthcott.co.uk REVIEW: CORMAC RICHARDS – 8 MAY 2018 MIDSUMMER MADNESS – ONE CRAZY NIGHT!
Birmingham & Tour MAN TO MAN: Mangred Karge, trans Alexandra Wood 4**** Runs: 1h 20, no interval Birmingham Rep till 30 September, and touring to 28 October Bham Rep BO: 0121 236 4455 www.birmingham-rep.co.uk Information: http://www.uktw.co.uk/Tour/Play/Man-to-Man/T312754592/ Review: Rod Dungate, 29 September 2017 @Rod_Dungate Poerful story of survival against the odds
Touring SUNSET BOULEVARD: Music Andrew Lloyd Webber, Book and Lyrics: Don Black and Christopher Hampton, Based on the Billy Wilder film 5***** Touring to 28 April 2018 Dates and Tickets:. https://uktour.sunsetboulevardthemusical.com/ Runs: 2h 30m, onet interval: to 28 April 2018 Review Rod Dungate, 30 September 2017, Curve Theatre, Leicester Gorgeous, with something to say
London DUET FOR ONE by Tom Kempinski. 4**** Richmond Theatre, Little Green, Richmond TW9 1QT until 28 October 2017. Touring – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh from 30 October; Malvern Festival Theatre from 6 November; Chichester Festival Theatre from 13 November. Mon-Sat 7.30pm. Mat Wed & Sat 2.30pmn/ Runs 2 hr One interval. TICKETS: www.atgtickets.com Review: William Russell 23 October. Not the Jacqueline du Pres story
London Woman Before a Glass by Lanie Robertson 4*** Jermyn Street Theatre (Quick walk from Piccadilly Circus tube station) until 3rd February http://www.jermynstreettheatre.co.uk/show/woman-before-a-glass/ 90 Minutes, no interval Veronica Stein, January 19th, 2018 Striking a delicate balance
Birmingham and Touring LA CAGE AUX FOLLES (Credits below) 4 Star**** Birmingham Hippodrome to 20 May Tour into August (see below) Runs: 2h 45m, one interval Tickets (Hippodrome): 0844 338 5000 Info: www.birminghamhippodrome.com Tour Dates and Tickets (Touring into August, additional dates may be added) www.kenwright.com/microsite/la-cage-aux-folles/#home Revie: Rod Dungate 16 May 2017, Birmingham Hippodrome @Rod_Dungate @ReviewsGate Life can be glamorous when it's a drag
Reviewed on ReviewsGate when it opened in Leicester, our reviewer, Graham Clark, catches up with it on tour. It eqarns another 5***** Bradford, The Alhambra Theatre Sunset Boulevard Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber Book and Lyrics by Don Black and Christopher Hampton 5***** Running time 2hours 35 minutes including a 15 minute interval. Runs until Saturday 10 February 2018 and Touring www.bradford-theatres.co.uk Telephone 01274 432000 Review Graham Clark 06 02 18 A real gem of a show
Birmingham TOMMY: Music & Lyrics Pete Townsend, Book Pete Townsend & Des McAnon Birmingham Rep: The House, and Touring 5Star***** Runs 2h 40m, on interval. To 27 May (B'ham Rep) and Touring BO: 0121 236 4455 www.birmingham-rep.co.uk www.tommythemusical.co.uk Review: Rod Dungate 2o May, 2017 @Rod_Dungate @ReviewsGate I didn't want it to stop.
Nottingham/Touring. HEDDA GABLER: Adapted by Patrick Marber. 3*** Theatre Royal: Tkts 0115 989 5555 www.royalcentre-nottingham.co.uk. Runs: 2h 30m: one interval: till 10th February. Performance times: 7.30pm, matinees 2.00pm Wed and 2.30pm Sat. Review: Alan Geary: 5th February 2018. A confused, and confusing, package.
Birmingham and touring My Country; a work in progress (Credits below) 4 Star **** Birmingham Repertory Theatre to 20th May Tour until July (See below) Runs: 1h 30m, no interval Tickets: Birmingham Repertory Theatre: 0121 236 4455 Info: https://www.birmingham-rep.co.uk/about-us/how-to-book.html Tour Dates and Ticketing Info: https://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/shows/my-country Review: Samuel James Crawford 16th May 2017, Birmingham Repertory Theatre @Sam19743294 @ReviewsGate Open your ears