Jackie - The Musical, The New
Alexandra Theatre: In Termsof
winning ingredients for a musical, this show takes some beating.Read on.
King Lear, Birmingham Rep:
Lear is regarded as Shakespeare’s
greatest tragedy, a tale of power, politics and betrayal, with
perhaps the greatest treachery of all, children plotting against
fathers and siblings.Read on.
Talking Heads, Moorpool
Players: A vicar's wife with a penchant
for the communion wine, a jailed busybody, a repressed gay
mother’s boy and a naive porn actress – in short a night at a
packed Moorpool Hall.
Wipers, Coventry Belgrade B2:
Set in Ypres, Belgium, in October 1914
this emotionally charged play written masterfully by Ishy Din
and directed artfully by Suba Das grabs the audience’s attention
from the outset.Read
American Idiot, The New
Alexandra Theatre: There is no doubt that the
band Green Day are one of the most accomplished and successful
pop rock outfits of all time, with over 75 million albums sold
and You Tube views of their videos still clocking up millions of
Boeing-Boeing, Dudley Little
Theatre: It's back to the swinging
sixties with Marc Comoletti’s French farce and Bernard is the
happy bachelor sharing his Paris flat with not just one but
three gorgeous air hostesses.
BoreingThe Father, Birmingham Rep:
There comes an age when you start to
accept your own mortality and with it comes the very real fear
that on the final stretch of life’s journey your fellow
traveller will be that cruellest of companions, Alzheimer’s
Bad Jews, The New Alexandra
Theatre: So what does it mean to be
Jewish in a modern world . . . already.
Dark Road, Hall Green Little
Theatre: Ian Rankin’s first sortie
into the world of theatre is hardly a gentle one with this dark,
psychological thriller about a manipulative serial killer.
Pygmalion, Highbury Theatre
Centre: It's 102 years
this month since Professor Higgins first stepped on the
London stage to turn Eliza into a lady, and a century on what a
splendidly entertaining Pygmalion has been served up by the
Highbury Players.Read on.
Breakfast at Tiffany's, The
New Alexandra Theatre:
As breakfasts go this falls quite a few beans short of a full
English, or full American in this case, and a reworking of the
menu would not go amiss before a planned visit to the West End.Read on.
End of the Rainbow, Wolverhampton Grand: Judy Garland’s death from a
barbiturate overdose in 1969 marked the tragic end of a troubled
and fragile life.Read on.
A CHANCE to help the Arras without it costing a penny
Actor Samuel West make a heartfelt plea to save funding for
News and features
has announced its new season for Autumn and Winter this year.