Arthur Miller 2019: a summary

Before this, I’ve taken on Shakespeare, puppetry and Emma Rice; thanks to an early pattern in theatre scheduling, I decided this year had to focus on Arthur Miller. I started off really enthusiastically – it definitely helped that I was rather spoilt for choice in terms of productions of Arthur Miller’s plays in the first […]

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Curtains

Kander and Ebb are probably most well-known for Cabaret and Chicago, but they have plenty of other shows in their canon – the latest of which to be revived is Curtains. This production, starring Jason Manford, has been touring the UK since October and is now enjoying a limited West End stint over Christmas. It will be at […]

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2019 mid-year update

Once again things started off steadily and sensibly, but then too much interesting sounding stuff (both in & out of London) came up and ended up taking over my diary… I may have again gone down in terms of the amount of shows I’ve seen in six months (103 different shows, 126 individual visits to theatres), but I […]

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West End run announced for Fleabag

“Looooonddddooooonn!!   “ That’s the response from one Phoebe Waller-Bridge when FLEABAG‘s return to London was announced earlier today; succinct, yet excitable. The award-winning production will have its final ever run (of just 30 performances) at Wyndham’s Theatre in the West End, with Waller-Bridge herself reprising the role. It recently enjoyed a sold-out Off Broadway run at […]

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The Price

Jonathan Church’s production of The Price originally ran at Theatre Royal Bath last year, but its transfer to London’s West End comes slap bang in the middle of an unofficial Arthur Miller season; productions of An Enemy of the People and The American Clock have already graced London stages, and The Last Yankee was performed in Bolton […]

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