Written in 1775 by Richard Sheridan, The Rivals has seen many revivals, but still maintains its intrinsic humour.
Written as a vehicle for the founders of the venerable Belvoir Street Theatre, Seventeen sees a group of teenagers, hanging out in a park, on their last day of school. Except that these teens are played by middle-aged actors.
You can always rely on Red Phoenix to give you an interesting night out in the theatre. Dividing the Estate is a richly written piece of American drama by Horton Foote.
The Blackwood Players’ latest offering is a version of Neil Simon’s classic The Odd Couple which sees the lead characters transformed into Olive Madison and Florence Unger.
Written by Jessica Swale, Nell Gwynn charts the rags-to-riches story of Nell, London’s first actor-ess (“it means female actor”), in a saucy, irreverent, not-entirely-historically-accurate but very entertaining look into this woman’s life.
Originally a 1942 film starring Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire, later developed as a stage musical by Gordon Greenberg and Chad Hodge. It translates to the stage remarkably well.
This beautiful late 20th century reworking of Frank Wedekind’s late 19th century play of the same name pits curiosity against constraint, honesty against deception and sensitivity against repression.
'Company' by Stephen Sondheim was a ground-breaking musical, when first produced in the early 70s. It still remains an immensely enjoyable reminder of his genius.