REVIEW: Woman Before a Glass, Jermyn Street Theatre

This deeply fascinating one woman show brings Peggy Guggenheim’s colourful life vividly to the stage.  It is clear what an extraordinarily colourful life Peggy Guggenheim had thanks to this richly detailed and researched play by Lanie Robertson . Filled with pain, love and loss, dotted with stories involving some of the best known artists of the… Read More

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PREVIEW: Woman Before a Glass, Jermyn Street Theatre

Opening the Jermyn Street Theatre’s Scandal season, Lanie Robertson’s play arrives in London from the 17th January.  Peggy Guggenheim collected art — and artists. Married to Max Ernst, lover of Samuel Beckett, champion of Jackson Pollock and Pablo Picasso, Peggy’s love life was as colourful as her art collection. She moved to Venice in the… Read More

REVIEW: Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill

Audra McDonald doesn’t just perform as Billie Holiday, she completely emmerses herself in the character in Lonny Price’s elegant but ultimately tragic production.  Billie Holiday is remembered for her distinctive voice as much as her troubled personal life and this engrossing and sophisticated production really brings out her personality and story in a stylish way.… Read More

First Glimpse of… Lady Day At Emerson’s Bar & Grill, Wyndham’s Theatre

The first images of Broadway star Audra McDonald making her West End debut as Billie Holiday have been released as the production begins previews at the Wyndham’s Theatre.  Spend an intimate evening filled with some of the most inspiring and moving songs ever written and hear the personal stories of Holiday’s loves and losses through… Read More