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What's On: 23-29 May

Highlights of what’s going on this week.

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West End Here I Am! Day 1.

My Wednesday started much like any other Wednesday, with a reluctant awakening. However excited I am to do anything in life, my half-conscious self will always prefer another ten minutes sleep. 1,962 more words

'Money, Money, Money...': Theatre's A Rich Man's World

Earlier this week, Jamie Lloyd delivered an impassioned attack on West End box office prices. Lloyd, whose production of Doctor Faustus is playing at the Duke of York’s Theatre, branded high prices ‘a massive problem’ and laid part of the blame on star casting.  423 more words

Theatre

The Caretaker

The Caretaker begins with an altruistic act: Aston invites Davies into his room, after rescuing him in a fight. Davies describes the fight: he was in the right, and gave a reasonable account of himself- these are pitiful attempts to deceive. 459 more words

Criticism

John Boyega To Star In 'Woyzeck' At Old Vic, Jack Thorne Adapting The Modern Classic

BREAKING: Star Wars: The Force Awakens‘ John Boyega will hit the boards in 2017 in an adaptation of Woyzeck at the Old Vic. The ubiquitous Jack Thorne will script the adaptation of the iconic story about a lowly, downtrodden soldier who ends up killing his wife. 328 more words

News

Bookshop of the Month: May

The co-owners of Calder Bookshop never intended becoming booksellers. They were looking for central London performance space, and when they found it, there happened to be a bookshop attached. 33 more words

Books

THEATRE REVIEW: Elegy starring Zoe Wanamaker, Barbara Flynn & Nina Sosanya

WORTH A LOOK?: ****

WHERE: Donmar Warehouse

WHEN: 29/4, runs to 18/6

At just 75 minutes long Elegy feels like the obvious follow-up to author Nick Payne’s biggest hit… 316 more words

THEATRE REVIEW