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Review Round Up: La Traviata, English National Opera

Daniel Kramer directs his first production for ENO after becoming the company’s Artistic Director. Here’s what critics have been making of it…

The Guardian: ** “It’s up to the baritone Alan Opie, whose performance as Alfredo’s authoritarian father celebrates 50 years with ENO, to inject some true vocal class, and to fly the flag for the idea that singing opera in English – ENO’s USP – is a good thing, even in a translation as clunky as this one.” 269 more words


Summer of Love

It truly is the summer of love. I got me a man. Also, love love love is the theme of the summer season at the Globe Theatre. 485 more words


Romeo and Juliet Shakespeare's Globe Review

So. It is 11:00 pm on a Friday. I am joined by my two flatmates. We are dragging our feet as we walk to London’s Globe Theatre. 698 more words


Romeo & Juliet- Globe 2017 review

Review of the latest Globe production of Romeo & Juliet (linked). This got the biggest critical thumbs-down from the mainstream press in years. I’ve listed the good bits and the bad bits!

Emma Rice

Review: Romeo and Juliet

Guest review by Tom Ward

It is immediately evident from the beginning that Daniel Kramer’s current version of Romeo and Juliet is not the classical tale of two “star-crossed lovers” we are familiar with. 489 more words


Daniel Kramer's Romeo & Juliet at Emma Rice's Globe - the 1st half

I didn’t join in the debate about the early departure of Emma Rice from the Globe. It seemed to me the issues should have been thoroughly discussed and resolved (or not) before her appointment. 280 more words


Review Round Up: Romeo & Juliet, Shakespeare's Globe

Daniel Kramer’s new production of  Romeo & Juliet opens the Shakespeare’s Globe’s Summer of Love Season. But is it love at first sight with the critics?  465 more words