Category: Theatre Reviews – Archive

February 25, 2019 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Drama Theatre, February 16 6/10 A key element of transforming Lewis Lewis, an out-of-work actor, into Tommy Ryan, a malleable Senator, is a substantial haircut. That is exactly what this play needs. It could lose fully 40 minutes, and sacrifice nothing of its narrative, ideas or comedy. In fact the…

February 17, 2019 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Reginald Theatre, February 9 6.5/10 Most of us enter a theatre for brief respite from dowdy lives. I don’t know why playwrights stopped cherishing theatricality, the lifeblood of their art form, but it’s happened to such a degree that a rarity like The Moors socks you fair in the imagination.…

February 9, 2019 / Theatre Reviews - Archive

Ensemble Theatre, January 25 6/10 David Williamson knows all about stage and screen, writers and actors, success and disappointment. His new play concerns two actors and a writer chasing the elusive big time: a snakes-and-ladders game of shattered dreams, backs for climbing on or stabbing, glints of inspiration and reward,…