Category: Theatre Reviews

November 21, 2019 / Theatre Reviews

Reginald Theatre, November 2 6/10 Sixteen years after The Underpants of Steve Martin dropped at Belvoir St (soon after premiering in New York), it seems a curious play to revive. It’s a free adaptation of Carl Sternheim’s rather racy – for 1910 – farce, Die Hose, and you can almost…

November 8, 2019 / Theatre Reviews

Lennox Theatre, October 26 8.5/10 You know that feeling when you’re standing on a cliff, and are drawn inexorably a little closer to the edge, and then a little more, and then… This play is like that. It’s all edge, no safety-net. Daring and a touch dangerous, its sense of…

November 3, 2019 / Theatre Reviews

Playhouse, October 24 4.5/10 Here was a curiosity: a show disarmingly similar to William Shakespeare’s play of the same name. The words were identical, and arrived in more or less the same order. Moreover it, too, was a comedy, generating several smiles and one really good laugh, and so it…