Thoughts On: Summer & Smoke, Almeida Theatre

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. And it was a really excellent surprise. The play follows Alma (Patsy Ferran), a preacher’s daughter who has adored the wayward… Continue reading Thoughts On: Summer & Smoke, Almeida Theatre

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Thoughts On: Hamilton, Victoria Palace

Hamilton is a true theatrical phenomenon. Originally opening off-Broadway in 2015, the hype around has just grown and grown, with the show finally appearing in the West End late last year. I bought my ticket over a year ago, and boy, was it worth the wait. In case you’ve been living in a place with no… Continue reading Thoughts On: Hamilton, Victoria Palace

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Thoughts On: Network, National Theatre

I knew next to nothing about Network going into this play, having not seen the 1976 Paddy Chayefsky film, which starred Peter Finch, William Holden and Faye Dunaway. The National Theatre has bought this piece about the media and news to the stage with the help of Lee Hall and Ivo van Hove. Network is the story… Continue reading Thoughts On: Network, National Theatre

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Thoughts On: Evita, Phoenix Theatre

Evita is one of my favourite musicals. It’s probably one of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s best musicals, I’ve watched the Madonna/Antonio Banderas film numerous times and the 2006 revival that I saw for my 13th birthday has been etched in my brain for years. So to say I had high expectations for this production… Continue reading Thoughts On: Evita, Phoenix Theatre