PREVIEW: Gloria, Hampstead Theatre

Branden Jacob -Jenkins’ play will make its UK premiere at the theatre in Michael Longhurst’s production which arrives at the theatre from the 15th June.  New York. A city that runs on ambition – and coffee. In the offices of a notorious Manhattan magazine, a group of ruthless editorial assistants vie for their bosses’ jobs and… Read More

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Review Round Up: Amadeus, National Theatre

Peter Shaffer’s play about Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Antonio Salieri returns to the National theatre where it premiered in 1979. But what have critics been saying about Michael Longhurst’s new production?  The Guardian: **** “In the end, the production works superbly because it places the human drama in the seething context of a music-dominated society.” The Financial… Read More

Review Round Up: They Drink it in the Congo, Almeida Theatre

Adam Brace’s latest play has opened at the Almeida Theatre, directed by Michael Longhurst. What have critics been saying about it?  The Telegraph: **** Chris Bennion wrote: “Longhurst’s production embraces the whirligig nature of the writing.” Time Out: *** Andrzej Lukowski summed the production up by saying: “it is courageous, funny and hugely ambitious new… Read More