Laurence Green reviews Nikolai Foster’s timely revival of the 1977 Tony Award-winning musical, Annie.
Confused hormonal teenagers are played by a cast of over 50s actors in Seventeen, but the result is a great disappointment writes Laurence Green.
Laurence Green goes Into the Woods to see Menier Chocolate Factory staging of the Stephen Sondheim musical favourite.
Martin Shaw stars in this richly detailed but overripe version of Harold Brighouse’s Hobson’s Choice. Laurence Green reviews.
Laurence Green finds a revival to relish in a new production of Guys and Dolls at the Phoenix Theatre.
Stephen Rae stars in Cyprus Avenue a provocative drama about a man struggling with his past during ‘the troubles’ in Ireland. Laurence Green reviews.
Acid observations about the snobbery and paranoia in late 1950s America abound in Blanche McIntyre’s spiky comedy, writes Laurence Green.
Ralph Fiennes’s brilliance dominates this enthralling adaptation of Ibsen’s The Master at The Old Vic, writes Laurence Green.
Lolita Chakrabarti’s multi-award winning play on the life of Ira Aldridge, the first black actor of note, transfers to the West End.
The Old Vic’s first venture into the family show market then is a weird and wacky play with a message that will speak to audiences of all ages
The majestic, mysterious and fabulously wealthy Phileas Fogg comes to the stage in this joyful adaptation of Jules Verne’s classic tale.
Laurence Green finds an elegant slow-burning revived version of the 1907 tale of political sleaze Waste at the Lyttleton Theatre.
Laurence Green finds The Hairy Ape to be an absorbing and bold production of an unjustly neglected work.
Martin McDonagh’s much anticipated new play Hangmen, fails to deliver on the hype at the Royal Court Theatre writes Laurence Green.
Laurence Green picks the best bits of a hugely successful Edinburgh Festival 2015.
That barnstorming classic 1954 film musical Seven Brides For Seven Brothers is back in a rousing new stage adaptation directed by Rachel Kavanaugh, at the Open Air Theatre in Regent’s Park.
Exquisite set and costumes add style and elegance but David Suchet is the undoubted star of the reboot of the classic Oscar Wilde satirical comedy.
2500 year-old epic trilogy gets a modern makeover in Robert Icke’s powerful reimagining of Aeschylus’s The Oresteia (Almeida Theatre), marking the start of a season of classic Greek theatre.
Felicity Kendal returns to West End as Judith Bliss in the revival of NoÃ«l Coward’s Hay Fever at Duke of York’s Theatre.
Peter Morgan’s hit play The Audience returns to the West End with Dame Kristin Scott Thomas as Queen Elizabeth II.
Laurence Green reviews the revival production of Eugene O’Neill’s comedy Ah, Wilderness! at the Young Vic Theatre.
If you ever wondered what happens when a footballer, a prince and a Prime Minister were in a hotel room together, then William Gaminara’s timely comedy The Three Lions (St. James’s Theatre) provides the answer.
Laurence Green reviews Beautiful: The Carole King Musical and finds it to be “a musical to treasure with a dazzling array of unforgettable songs”.
Laurence Green sees a madcap musical that doesn’t cut very deep but certainly provides an entertaining evening in the theatre.
Laurence Green picks his top 10 theatre productions over the past 12 months.
Laurence Green enjoys a roof-raising musical charting the birth of rock n roll and the troubled history of race in the USA.
Laurence Green says Little Revolution fails to deliver enough sense of tension or menace in its portrayal of the London riots of 2011.
Laurence Green sees a dystopian vision of the future in Jennifer Haley’s dark new play The Nether at the Royal Court Theatre
Laurence Green watches Gerard Alessandrini’s merciless satire on musicals but finds it comes up short on wit and imagination.
Laurence Green finds the new production of The Pajama Game to be a buoyantly blissful blend of romance and comedy.
Spoof musical of the hugely popular ITV talent show The X Factor now arrives at the London Palladium.
Angela Lansbury makes triumphant return to West End in Blithe Spirit at Gielgud Theatre. Laurence Green reviews.
George Orwell’s chilling and unsettling work, 1984, is still relevant in this absorbing adaptation at the Almeida Theatre.
A scathing satire of 19th century Russian Society is provided by Ivan Turgenev in his unjustly neglected explosive family drama Fortune’s Fool (Old Vic), directed by Lucy Bailey.