A play that highlights the impact of depression on a whole family, Laurence Green reviews Alice Birch’s disturbing new drama, Anatomy of a Suicide.
Laurence Green reviews a handsomely mounted but slow-moving new production of Terence Rattigan’s Love in Idleness.
Ed Harris excels in Buried Child a resonant picture of the American dream turned into a nightmare, writes Laurence Green
Laurence Green reviews Lyndsey Turner’s beautifully measured revival of Brian Friel’s memory play, Faith Healer
A stingingly provocative production, then, that marks a triumph in the Globe’s Shakespearean repertoire, writes Laurence Green.
Sheridan Smith triumphantly reinvents Fanny Brice in this storming new version of Funny Girl. Writes Laurence Green.
Laurence reviews Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical Sunset Boulevard at London Coliseum, with Glenn Close reprising her Tony Award-winning role as Norma Desmond.
Laurence Green finds in Mrs Henderson Presents a stirring story of hedonism and heroism that captures London during the Blitz
Laurence Green enjoys a first rate performance of Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom starring Sharon D Clarke as the titular Blues legend.
Gina McKee offers a standout performance in The Mother by acclaimed French playwright Florian Zeller, writes Laurence Green.
Laurence Green reviews David Wood’s play Goodnight Mister Tom at the Duke of York’s Theatre.
A woman, who at 55 seems to have it all, suddenly Linda her life falling apart around her in Penelope Skinner’s flawed but timely new drama Linda (Royal Court Theatre), directed by Michael Longhurst.
Superb performances and an imaginative, atmospheric set help bring to life this trio of DH Lawrence tales, writes Laurence Green.
Mark Rylance is in brilliant form as Philippe of Spain wrestling depression and finding companionship with the famous castrato Farinelli. Writes Laurence Green.
Laurence reviews Tony Award winning musical Kinky Boots at the Adelphi Theatre.
Intrigue and suspicion form the backdrop of this disappointing rework of Splendour at Donmar Warehouse. Reviewed by Laurence Green.
Ol’ Blue Eyes is back – Frank Sinatra returns to West End’s London Palladium after his British debut 65 years ago.
Laurence Green finds First World War-set tale of courage and sacrifice, The Dreamers, to be lively but ultimately lacking in emotional depth.
Laurence Green reviews Steve Waters’s new play Temple at the Donmar, a fictional account of the events during Occupy London movement in 2011.
Laurence Green reviews, The Father, a fascinating and totally unsentimental drama exploring the effects of dementia, featuring an outstanding performance by Kenneth Cranham.
Laurence Green had an enjoyable evening with the stage production of Alan Parker’s musical gangster film Bugsy Malone at the Lyric.
Lyndsey Turner’s grand scale revival of civil war set drama, Light Shining in Buckinghamshire, provides a timely nod to failed hope and the betrayal of ideals as the country prepares to go to the polls. Writes Laurence Green.
Laurence Green on the revival of John Ford’s 17th century tale of obsessive passions and vengeful schemes, The Broken Heart.
Laurence Green reviews Anna Mackmin’s exploration of friendship and finds a bittersweet comedy that promises more than it fulfils.
Laurence Green reviews Josie Rourke’s revival of City of Angels at The Donmar Warehouse.
One woman’s search for the truth in senseless world provides the theme of Caryl Churchill’s intriguing but perplexing short play Far Away (Young Vic Theatre), winner of the JMK Award directed by Kate Hewitt.
Not a definitive performance … but an entertaining and though provoking evening at the theatre says Laurence Green.
Laurence Green visited the Traverse Theatre during Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2014 for some of the best new drama and shows.
Laurance Green enjoys the stage adaptation of the Oscar-winning film at the Noel Coward Theatre.
Kathleen Turner and Ian McDiarmid star in Bakerfield Mist, which Laurence Green finds a witty, joyful and rewarding experience.
Laurence Green finds humour, punch and poignancy in David Lindsay-Abaire’s Good People – “not just a good play but a very good one”
Laurence Green says the new musical version of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is ‘great fun’ as he heads off into the night with a smile on his face.
Versailles is an an intelligent, impressive drama that marks a worthwhile addition to the current debate about the legacy of the First World War, says Laurence Green.
Cirque du Soleil are back with a show that lets your imagination take flight. Laurence Green is thrilled by Quidam.