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After a decade at the helm, High Society marks Kevin Spacey’s last show in charge of the Old Vic. 407 more words
A nation’s favourite novel, Birdsong, by Sebastian Faulks, has received some serious restructuring by Rachel Wagstaff, whose stage version is remarkably accessible.
The tale of Stephen Wraysford and his 1910 love affair with Isabelle, the wife of his French host, intersperses in flashback form with his horrors of leading scores of men into the deathly Battle of the Somme, six years later. 501 more words
It feels like a Kevin Spacey party at the moment: as he leaves his post as artistic director of the Old Vic, his Special Award at the 2015 Oliviers and his own gala night are showering praises on him, and the re-run of his 2014 hit show gives more audiences a chance to see why. 402 more words
The musical version of “Groundhog Day” as well as starring stage turns for Ralph Fiennes (in Henrik Ibsen’s “Master Builder”) and Timothy Spall (in Harold Pinter’s “The Caretaker”) are among the shows on tap for artistic director Matthew Warchus’s inaugural season at the Old Vic in London. 475 more words