April Review 2018

The Review Chap’s April Review 2018

Here are my brief thoughts and stars for the shows I’ve seen in April. Some shows have been reviewed more fully already, and some will appear shortly.

Quiz ★★★★★  - Noel Coward Theatre
Totally captivating, clever and thought-provoking play by James Graham
All or Nothing ★★★★  – Ambassadors Theatre – see review
The march of the Mods musical celebrating the life and times of the Small Faces
The Best Man ★★★★  – Playhouse Theatre
Smart political drama by Gore Vidal with great ensemble led by Martin Shaw
Strictly Ballroom  ★★★– Piccadilly Theatre
Glitzy glamour with sharp dancing held together by excellent Will Young
Sunset Boulevard ★★★★ – New Wimbledon Theatre
Excellent touring production with standout performances by Ria Jones and Danny Mac
Twang!! ★★★★★ – Union Theatre – see review
Exuberant, clever, witty production with a stunning ensemble – totally captivating fun
Bat Out Of Hell  ★– Dominion Theatre
Incomprehensible production with a great set
Cream Tea and Incest ★★★★– Hope Theatre
Smart, witty, sharp production with a great ensemble cast

Looking forward to next month with The Ideal Husband, Before 30, Red, The Winslow Boy, The Rink and, no doubt, many more along the way!