THEATRE REVIEW: Measure For Measure starring Jack Lowden & Hayley Atwell at the Donmar

WORTH A LOOK?: *****

WHERE?: Donmar RUNTIME: 3 hours and 10 minutes (including 20-minute interval)

WHEN?: 28/9, press night 3/10, runs to 24/11/18

Does this production in which lead actor and actress alternate their roles offer a gender fluid theatrical 1st?

  • Read on for reasons including all the gossip from this 1st preview and how we wanted more Jackie Clune

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THEATRE REVIEW: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

WORTH A LOOK?: ****

WHERE: Young Vic

WHEN: 16/2, runs to 1/4

Q: Who has the toughest job in London’s Theatreland? A: The wardrobe department at the Young Vic working on this production set in a mudbath that would put last year’s Glastonbury Festival to shame.

  • Read on for reasons including how the Young Vic’s sets are London’s most imaginative

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Pic: Keith Pattison (Courtesy Young Vic)

THEATRE REVIEWS: Measure For Measure at Young Vic and Shakespeare’s Globe

WORTH A LOOK? Young Vic: *****

The Globe: ****

WHEN: Young Vic 14/10 (matinee), runs to 14/11. The Globe 13/10 (matinee), last performance 17/10

Is Shakespeare’s Measure For Measure a tragedy or a comedy? It’s currently being played in an anarchic, sex doll-laden, rock’n’roll version at the Young Vic and more traditionally at The Globe.

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