NEWS: Seth Rudetsky’s Broadway Concert Series to Debut as Weekly Virtual Event

Producer Mark Cortale has confirmed that Seth Rudetsky’s Broadway concert series that first began in Provincetown at The Art House in 2011 will debut as a weekly virtual series titled The Seth Concert Series. Hosted by Seth Rudetsky, the first concert will take place on the 31st May and will feature Tony award-winning actress Kelli O’Hara. Stage and screen… Read More

REVIEW: Romeo & Juliet, Richard Rodgers Theater

David Leveaux’s 2013 production is too frantic and chaotic – despite the endearing performances from the two leads. Having run for 93 performances back in 2013, director David Leveaux’s frantically passionate production feels as though it has too many different ideas that collide with each other to effectively bring this story to life. This can… Read More

REVIEW: Present Laughter, St James Theater, Broadway (2017)

Moritz von Stuelpnagel’s straightforward and gently comical production of Noel Coward’s comedy is enjoyable to watch thanks to a strong central performance from Kevin Kline. Intrigues, secrets, affairs and a man worried about his future career now that he is in his fifties all lie at the heart of this deliciously chaotic play that while… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Month: April 2020

With plenty of online content and interviews happening, there has still been plenty to read about on LLLC. Here’s a guide to some of our most popular reads this month… Review of the 1998 production of Oklahoma!: we were able to watch the 1998 National Theatre production of this classic musical thanks to Broadway HD… Read More

REVIEW: She Loves Me, Studio 54, New York (2016)

This light and bubbly musical is a sheer delight both musically and performance wise. If there is one thing that is true it is that the line between love and hate is very close indeed – and it is this concept which forms the centre of this delightful musical adapted from the 1937 play Parfumerie by Hungarian… Read More

Review Round Up: West Side Story, Broadway Theatre

We round up the reviews for Ivo Van Hove’s new production of the classic musical. LA Times: “But I don’t admire this production simply for its artful infusion of screen technology. I adore this production for making me feel so deeply the tragic waste of innocent love in a society still festering in hate.” The… Read More

Review Round Up: Grand Horizons, Helen Hayes Theater

We round up the reviews for Bess Wohl’s play, which has officially opened on Broadway. The New York Times: “But what is it Wohl really intends? She’s too serious a playwright to be trying to game the market — though “Grand Horizons,” with its pace, pedigree and cast of seven, is likely to be performed… Read More

Review Round Up: A Soldier’s Play, American Airlines Theatre

We round up the reviews for Kenny Leon’s production now playing at the American Airlines Theatre. Hollywood Reporter: “Leon’s muscular production makes a solid case for the play, if not as a top-tier classic then at the very least as a stirring indictment of the cancer of racism. And his ensemble channels the frictions and… Read More

Review Round Up: My Name is Lucy Barton, Samuel J. Friedman Theatre

We round up the reviews for the stage adaptation based on Elizabeth Strout’s novel, which played at the Bridge Theatre in London in 2018. Variety: “Mother and daughter relationships are always complicated, to say the least. But they don’t necessarily have to be vicious and destructive, either. That’s not Strout’s style, and it’s not what… Read More

Broadway Shows to Look Out For…

Here’s a guide to some of the shows opening on Broadway soon including several transfers from London…. A Soldier’s Play, American Airlines Theatre: already in previews, the Roundabout Theatre Company production of Charles Fuller’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play will officially open on Broadway on the 21st January. The production stars David Alan Grier and Blair Underwood in… Read More