Theatre Reviews

The Woman In Black

Mina Hersi reviews the adaption of Susan Hill’s 1983 horror novel, The Woman In Black, directed by Robin Herford and performed at the Liverpool Playhouse.

Knee Deep in Promises

Sandra Gibson reviews the play Knee Deep in Promises, written by Deborah Morgan and directed by Paul Goetzee, on at the Royal Court Studio till 19th October.

NT Live: Fleabag (15)

Amina Hersi reviews NT Live: Fleabag, the one-woman show written and performed by Phoebe Waller-Bridge, broadcast live to the Picturehouse cinema from London’s West End.

Macbeth

Finvola Dunphy reviews Macbeth, presented by Daniel Taylor Productions at the Epstein Theatre till March 16th.

Marilyn

Finvola Dunphy reviews Marilyn, the one-woman play produced by Breakthrough Theatre about Marilyn Monroe and performed at the Casa.

Game Over

Mostyn Jones reviews Game Over, a play about suicide performed by Skitzoid Productions at The Casa.

Maggie May

Jennifer Walker reviews the musical Maggie May, the story of a young Irish girl on her way to New York via Liverpool, on at the Royal Court until 10th November.

The Unreturning

Jennifer Walker reviews the play The Unreturning, the story of three soldiers returning home from war, on at the Liverpool Everyman till 20th October.

Bouncers

Jennifer Walker reviews the revamped production of John Godber’s Bouncers, on at The Royal Court till 15th September.

A Clockwork Orange

John Owen reviews the stage adaption of Anthony Burgess’ novel, A Clockwork Orange, performed by the Everyman Repertory Company at the Everyman Theatre until 12th July.

The Last Ship

Colin Serjent reviews the musical The Last Ship, directed by Lorne Campbell and with music and lyrics by Sting, performed at the Liverpool Playhouse till 14th April.

Hard Times

Finvola Dunphy reviews the adaptation of Charles Dickens’ Hard Times, presented by Northern Broadsides at the Liverpool Playhouse.

The Kite Runner

Finvola Dunphy reviews the theatrical production of The Kite Runner, based on Khaled Hosseini’s bestselling novel and performed at Liverpool Playhouse.

The Wedding

Colin Serjent reviews The Wedding, a dreamlike spectacle presented by Gecko, on at the Liverpool Playhouse till 24th February.

No Exit (Huis Clos)

Finvola Dunphy reviews the production by Liverpool Network Theatre of Jean-Paul Sartre’s classic piece of existentialist theatre, ‘No Exit’ (Huis Clos).

Oliver!

Darren Guy and Bobbi review the production of Oliver! performed by Birkenhead Operatic Society Trust at the Royal Court Theatre.

Man To Man

Finvola Dunphy reviews the play Man To Man, about a woman forced to take on her husband’s identity in order to survive Nazi Germany, performed at the Liverpool Everyman.

Revolution

Finvola Dunphy reviews the play Revolution, Burjesta Theatre’s production to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, on at the Casa til 25th October.

Golem

Colin Serjent reviews the production Golem, on at the Liverpool Playhouse till 21st October.

The Suitcase

Finvola Dunphy reviews the play performed at the Liverpool Playhouse, The Suitcase, set in 1950’s South Africa at the time of institutionalised segregation.

The Punter

Sandra Gibson reviews the play The Punter, written by Debbie Morgan and performed at The Cornerstone Theatre.

Refugee

Antonio Rubio reviews the play Refugee, presented by Potentially Brilliant Productions at the Casa.