Mischief Theatre Company is an improvisation group, formed in 2008, whose production of ‘The Play That Goes Wrong’ received universal acclaim and recently moved to Trafalgar Studios from the gloomy recesses of fringe theatre. Two of their revolving troupe of actors- Jonathan Sayer, who is also the company director and Henry Lewis, the artistic director- talked to Performance Reviewed about the formation of a theatre company and the transition to the West End.
The Northern Ballet is a dance company famous for their narrative productions and so in taking on ‘The Great American Novel’, they set themselves an incredible challenge.
The Pizza Express Jazz Club, Soho, is one of London’s smaller live music venues, but by far one of its most prized, consistently booking many of the biggest bands and solo artists from the jazz and smooth jazz scene. Continue reading “Brian Culbertson at the Pizza Express Jazz Club”
Theatre of the Damned’s new play The Ghost Hunter is a one man play showing at The Old Red Lion theatre. Actor Tom Richards takes the audience on an hour long imaginary ghost tour of the city of York from the comfort of this pub whilst telling the audience tales of the life of a ghost hunter in a relaxed and casual manner.
Seduced by the Royal Opera house’s promise that I would be “transported to an exotic world of noble warriors and cruel princesses”, I eagerly awaited the performance of La Bayadère. And if any word can be used to describe the performance it was definitely ‘transported’.
John Logan’s new play ‘Peter and Alice’, currently being staged at the Noel Coward Theatre, is receiving predominantly outstanding reviews, and deservedly because, quite frankly, it is the best piece of theatre I have ever seen.
The Accidental Festival last week brought various performers from across the arts to the Central School of Speech and Drama in order to showcase and celebrate various types of dance, theatre, music and performance art.
Steven Berkoff is one of the most influential figures in the world of theatre and film, both as an actor and as a pioneering writer and director, spearheading the conception of ‘total theatre’- a method and style that, whilst avant-garde and shocking twenty years ago, is now widely mimicked in both professional and amateur theatre.
Upon walking up to O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire on Thursday the 18th of April 2013 you could see large queues of people. All very excited. All of them there for one reason. The reason being, King Charles’ sold out 18th gig of his massive UK-wide April tour. Continue reading “King Charles at O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire”