Theatre review: Oslo
John Nathan has high praise for an award-winning play, but there's an elephant in the theatre
Theatre review: Talk Radio
Theatre review: Follies
Thursday, September 7, 2017
A play about peace
London’s cabbies hail their leading lady
Review: Democracy - Michael Frayn's spy thrille...
Carmen, drunk? Opera goes to the pub
Theatre review: Late Company
An "incredibly powerful" evening
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Theatre review: Knives in Hens
There's nothing quite like a Yael Farber production, says John Nathan
As the Broadway hit Oslo comes to London, John Nathan meets the man who put the 1993 Middle East peace talks on stage.
Maureen Lipman is all set to direct The Knowledge, her late husband Jack Rosenthal's classic play about London's cabbie trade. Janet Gordon met her in a cabbies' cafe
Thursday, August 24, 2017
Theatre review: The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4
John Nathan gives his verdict on a musical version of Sue Townsend's bestseller
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Theatre review: Apologia
Stockard Channing stars in a tale of family strife
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Five stars for a superb new Fiddler
Omid Djalili gives a stand-out performance, says John Nathan
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Tradition! Why we all love Fiddler on the Roof
Maureen Kendler examines the roots of the ever-popular musical
The future of musicals?
John Nathan talks to a rising star in the theatre world.
Provocateur’s ﬁnal act is ﬁtting of critical stance
While not the most vocal Jewish critic of Israel in Britain, Mr Lan has played a role in trying to advance an anti-Israel narrative in UK theatre.
Monday, August 7, 2017
Theatre review: Cat On A Hot Tin Roof
An updated, re-energised revival of Tennessee Williams's classic still smoulders with sensuality
Thursday, July 27, 2017
This is your story, and mine
She had never appeared in a musical before, so why was Tracy-Ann Oberman determined to take the part of Golde in Fiddler on the Roof?
Tracy Ann Oberman
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Omid Djalili: Ready for Tevye
He's played so many Jewish roles that some think Omid Djalili is one of us.
Friday, July 7, 2017
Theatre reviews: Gloria and Ink
John Nathan reviews two four-star plays about journalism
Monday, July 3, 2017
Review: Bat out of hell
The songs are great but the plot's not in this new juke box musical. And as for the dancing....
Thursday, June 22, 2017
A bruising experience on the London stage
Israeli musician Yasmin Levy took a risk when she agreed to be part of the National Theatre's Salome. Did it pay off?
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