Summer & Smoke is one of Tennessee Williams’ less well-known plays, and when my housemate said she wanted to see this production, I didn’t need too much convincing to check out the Almeida’s latest production. 352 more words
This 1948 Tennessee Williams play immediately followed the much more successful A Streetcar Named Desire, but it took 58 years to get to London, a 2006 transfer from Nottingham to the West End which was pulled early. 308 more words
Sometimes shows don’t cross the Atlantic successfully (either way) and I think this is one of them. It’s quintessentially American, with rather more schmaltz than most Brits can stomach. 442 more words
Review of Boudica by Tristan Bernays at The Globe Theatre. This is what The Globe does so well. Full of action and interaction. A lively production of the story of the British queen who fought the Roman invaders. Full of implications, too.