NEWS: King’s Head Theatre to Produce Reimagining of Verdi’s La Traviata

The King’s Head Theatre has announced details of their Autumn 2018 opera production to play at the venue from the 27th September.  In this new reimagining of Verdi’s incendiary tale of sex, class and power, La Traviata is brought into 2018 in the new English version by Becca Marriott and Helena Jackson. England, 2018. Violetta earns… Read More

Review Round Up: Macbeth, Royal Opera House

Phyllida Lloyd directs Verdi’s opera with a cast including Anna Netrebko and Anna Pirozzi, Željko Lučić and Ildebrando D’Arcangelo. Here’s what critics have had to say about the production…. The warrior Macbeth fights on the side of the King of Scotland – but when a coven of witches prophesy that he shall become king himself, a… Read More

PREVIEW: Thomas Cole: Eden to Empire, National Gallery

The National Gallery is to present an exhibition examining the work of Thomas Cole depicting the American landscape.  The British-born artist is best known for his  epic vistas, dramatic natural settings, and imaginative landscapes, depicting nature at its most powerful and the National Gallery will present 58 of his works. Many of the works that will… Read More

REVIEW: Love Me Now, Tristan Bates Theatre

Michelle Barnette’s blistering debut examines the way relationships between men and women have changed, explored through one woman’s casual two casual relationships.  Raising lots of questions about what casual dating really means and the very thin lines between love and casual sex, Michelle Barnette’s debut play is extremely perceptive about attitudes towards relationships and how… Read More