La Strada Richmond Theatre
3.0★ ★ ★

La Strada

The heyday of Italian neorealism in cinema lasted only a few years but its legacy can still be felt today. Thanks to the genius of Roberto Rossellini, Luchino Visconti, and Federico Fellini, to mention just a f...
Beau Brummell - An Elegant Madness, Jermyn Street Theatre
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Beau Brummel – An Elegant Madness

In his 2001 play, Beau Brummel An Elegant Madness, Ron Hutchinson vividly portrays the final years of the famous dandy and arbiter elegantiae of Regency England. After an eventful life that saw him rising to th...
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Manon Lescaut

The first revival of Jonathan Kent’s production of Manon Lescaut stirs strong emotions as it undoubtedly must have when it premiered back in 2014. Puccini’s opera, based on L'histoire du chevalier des Grieu...
ENO Pearl Fishers
3.0★ ★ ★

The Pearl Fishers

The Pearl Fishers is one of the early works of the French composer Georges Bizet. He was in his mid-twenties at the time of the composition, trying to establish himself in the world of opera. The musical style ...
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One Night in Miami

This play created by Kemp Power in 2013 is an imaginary reconstruction of a precise historical event: the night of the 25th of February, 1964. That day the boxer Cassius Clay became a legend by winning the w...
Don Carlo Grange Park Opera
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Don Carlo

The most beautiful aspect of Grange Opera Park 2016 production of Don Carlo is its intimacy combined with a minimalist elegance. This is one of Verdi’s most complex operas as it mixes politics, power, religio...
Miss Revolutionary Idol Berserker, Barbican Centre
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Miss Revolutionary Idol Berserker

Do you want 45 minutes of Japanese madness? Then Miss Revolutionary Idol Berkeser is the show for you. This summer the Barbican gives a glimpse into the young Japanese culture by presenting this original show a...
Tristan & Isolde, English National Opera
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Tristan and Isolde

This summer ENO presents a new production of Wagners’ Tristan and Isolde under the direction of Daniel Kramer, the stage designs by the acclaimed artist Anish Kapoor and the baton of Edward Gardiner that blen...
Review ALCESTI production INDA - Teatro Greco di Siracusa
3.0★ ★ ★


Cesare Lievi’s direction of Alcestis is faithful to the Euripides’ idea of a seriocomic tragedy so he skillfully blends the two aspects. The play is set in beautiful minimalist red frames, which harmoniousl...
Review ELETTRA production INDA - Teatro Greco di Siracusa
4.0★ ★ ★ ★


Gabriele Lavia sets Electra in front of a rusty destroyed building in a sort of post apocalyptic world: Agamemnon ruthless ambitions and the adulterous relationship between Clytemnestra and Aegisthus have yield...