A.R. Gurney’s Love Letters premiered in 1988 and was short-listed for the Pulitzer Prize. It tells the story of the love between Melissa and Andy, who first meet as children.
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.
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.
Director Robert Kimber has said the theme of the play can be encapsulated in the idea of ‘moving on’ but at the same time we can never know where the next journey may take us. Time is of the essence in the play as is the existential question of time being seen subjectively by each of us.
Season’s Greetings: a family gathers for four days of Christmas festivities, which rapidly disintegrate into attempted adultery, attempted murder and attempted puppetry!
Shakespeare is a serious business, so why was there so much laughter in the theatre? It is because director Megan Dansie is not afraid to treat the script with the irreverence it occasionally deserves.
Six mature women from the Women’s Institute in the North of England have all experienced loss and so raise money for a settee in a nearby cancer ward.
Michael Jacobs' comedy 'Cheaters' is about relationships and an examination of commitment and fidelity.
Galleon Theatre Company are all set to present Michael Jacobs' delightful rom-com (with a slight difference) Cheaters as their 2016 season's final production.
Usually considered the first of Shakespeare’s plays, 'The Two Gentlemen Of Verona' is often thought to be less well crafted, but this doesn't seem the case with this production.
Samuel Beckett wrote Roughs for radio. So, how would you stage them as plays? The answer is simple and blindingly obvious: blindfold the audience!
In 2007, young dramaturg Ben Power, was commissioned by the Royal Shakespeare Company, to develop a 'Romeo and Juliet' for older actors.
Set in modern times 'A Tender Thing' portrays an ageing Romeo and Juliet in a tender, often funny, and ultimately poignant story of love.
When Megan Dansie directs Shakespeare something special happens. The setting of this piece at the end of WWII gives it depth and a darker side than it previously seemed to show.
Young, handsome, somewhat naive Guy Jones joins the Pendon Amateur Light Operatic Society and quickly finds himself moving up the theatrical ladder when two of the ladies take a fancy to him.
Based on her 1957 autobiography, Gypsy: A Memoir, this is the famous striptease artist Gypsy Rose Lee's story of her life. You have several more chances to see this high energy and captivating production but it closes next Saturday, so do not leave it too late to book.