Fun Home

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Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron's Tony Award-winning musical based on Alison Bechdel's graphic novel had its UK premiere at The Young Vic and having heard the music before I was interested to see the UK production and have my first visit to the Young Vic! As musicals go Fun Home has certain unique qualities, based... Read more »

Interview with Audrey Thayer

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Audrey Thayer is a programming Director at the Drayton Arms Theatre and we got to find out more about what the role involves and about her new production The Laundry: A play in two parts, by Nicole Palomba and Audrey Thayer, with sections lifted from Matryoshka by Brandon Force. The three contributing writers graduated from the same university, years... Read more »

The Wild Party

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The Other Palace, formerly London’s St James Theatre, is holding a wickedly wild party to mark its re-launch. Under the ownership of Andrew Lloyd Webber, It gets off to a sizzling, dark and insinuating start with the UK premiere of Michael John LaChiusa's dazzling jazz-age musical, a show that premiered on Broadway in 2000 in... Read more »

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

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Last time the Edward Albee show Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf was in London it was at the Shaftesbury Avenue with Kathleen Turner as the booze-fueled, husband hating Martha. It sounds like perfect casting to me, but I never got to see it. This year the show is on at The Harold Pinter Theatre with the... Read more »