Professor Martin Paul Eve on The Ferryman Jez Butterworth’s previous play, Jerusalem, starring the irrepressible Mark Rylance, was a stage hit. After its gestation at the Royal Court, Jerusalem transferred to the West End and then to Broadway in the US, despite its main theme being
David Eldridge on David Storey’s “The March on Russia” David Storey is often perceived as a hero among playwrights, and even among those writers who are in ignorance of, or out of sympathy with, his work. And it’s for one simple reason. He cuffed The
Isabel Davis on Yerma Last year I queued along The Cut at the Young Vic Theatre for returns to see Yerma, an adaptation of the Federico García Lorca play by Simon Stone. There weren’t any. But this week I had the chance to see it
Daragh Carville on Girl from the North Country Old Vic, August 2, 2017 On the night of August 2, it was impossible to watch Girl from the North Country, Conor McPherson’s new play incorporating the songs of Bob Dylan, without thinking of Sam Shepard, whose
Martin Eve on The White Devil by John Webster at the Wanamaker Playhouse The White Devil is, by many standards of judgement, a pretty terrible play. It features a large cast of characters who appear and disappear extremely quickly, making it very difficult to follow.
Martin Eve & Peter Fifield on “No’s Knife” at the Old Vic Martin Eve: When I booked to see No’s Knife at the Old Vic – an adaptation of Samuel Beckett’s Texts for Nothing devised and performed by Lisa Dwan – I did kind of know what I