Review Round Up: Cost of Living, Hampstead Theatre

Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Martyna Majok’s Cost of Living. The Telegraph: *** “by a playwright who was born in Poland but raised in Jersey and Chicago – her story of struggle, recounted in the programme, and reflected in the play, is inspiring. Thirdly, it’s a play that sets disabled characters and able-bodied characters on an equal footing, with casting… Read More

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Review Round Up: Paradise, Hampstead Theatre

Hampstead Theatre presents the new comedy from Dusty Hughes,  directed by Alice Hamilton. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews.   The Stage: *** “For a comedy, there are very few genuine laughs, but thanks to the skilled cast there are a few brief moments that capture the frequent sadness of growing old, particularly in a society that patronises and belittles the elderly.” Evening Standard:… Read More

Love London Love Culture’s Picks of the Week: Sunday 16th December 2018

Here’s a few news, reviews and interview pieces that have been proving popular on LLLC this week…. Cinderella, New Victoria Theatre:  Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon took a trip to Woking to catch the New Victoria Theatre’s latest pantomime starring Craig Revel Horwood and Paul Chuckle. Our review is live now.   Interview with Vince… Read More

Review Round Up: Uncle Vanya, Hampstead Theatre

Alan Cox stars as  Vanya in Terry Johnson’s new adaptation of Chekhov’s classic play at the Hampstead Theatre. Find out what the critics made of it with Love London Love Culture’s review round up…  Financial Times: *** “although almost every isolated moment seems right, the sum of the parts slips out of kilter and feels… Read More

NEWS: Casting Announced for Cost of Living at Hampstead Theatre

Casting has been confirmed for the UK premiere of  Martyna Majok’s Pulitzer Prize winning play, playing at the Hampstead Theatre from the 25th January.  Having won the 2018 8 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Martyna Majok’s Cost of Living will make its UK premiere at the Hampstead Theatre this January in a production directed by Edward… Read More

NEWS: Hampstead Theatre Announces First Productions for 2019

The Hampstead Theatre has confirmed details of its first three productions of 2019 including two world premieres.  The theatre’s 2019 season will open with the UK premiere of Martyna Majok’s 2018 Pulitzer Prize winning drama, Cost of Living. Playing at the Hampstead Theatre from the 24th January until the 2nd March, the production is directed… Read More

REVIEW: The Humans, Hampstead Theatre

Maddie Cordes paid a visit to the Hampstead Theatre to catch a performance of  Stephen Karam’s drama.  Good theatre gets in our heads and starts conversations long after the play has been watched. This is certainly achieved with The Humans which shines a light on a sliver of “normal” family life,  bringing together three generations… Read More

NEWS: Hampstead Theatre Announces Upcoming Productions

The Hampstead Theatre has confirmed details of new productions arriving at the theatre from August.  The theatre’s new season will open with the UK premiere of the Broadway production of The Humans by Stephen Karam and directed by Joe Mantello. It won four 2016 Tony Awards including Best Play, Best Featured Actor in a Play, Best… Read More

Review Round Up: Describe the Night, Hampstead Theatre

Hampstead Theatre are currently presenting a production of Rajiv Joseph’s play which explores  the blurred lines between lies, fiction and conspiracy theories. Here’s what critics have been saying…  The Independent: *** “But the intellectual daring and emotional nuance of the piece come through strongly in Lisa Spirling’s remarkably clear and undaunted production” The Times: **… Read More

Review Round Up: Caroline, Or Change, Hampstead Theatre

With the news that Michael Longhurst’s production is set to transfer to the Playhouse Theatre , here’s what critics have made of the show at the Hampstead Theatre… 1963. In quiet Lake Charles, Louisiana, the destruction of a Confederate statue might just signal that change is in the air… But, whatever the progress of the civil… Read More