THEATRE REVIEW: The Glass Menagerie starring Cherry Jones, Michael Esper, Kate O’Flynn & Brian J. Smith

WORTH A LOOK?: ****

WHERE: Duke Of York’s Theatre

WHEN: 28/1 runs to 29/4

We’re sat in the dark at the end of the third row in the second half of this Broadway transfer and suddenly become aware that audience members around us are crying.

  • Read on for reasons including how breathtakingly effortless Cherry Jones makes her West End debut appear

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THEATRE REVIEW: Lazarus starring Michael C. Hall, Amy Lennox and Sophia Anne Caruso

WORTH A LOOK?: **

WHERE: King’s Cross Theatre

WHEN: 27/10, runs to 22/1/17

The original cast recording of this show already sits at number 8 in this week’s midweek album charts as we take our seats for this third preview in a new temporary 800-seat King’s Cross Theatre venue.

  • Read on for reasons including Sophia Anne Caruso’s beautifully realised Girl

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9 reasons why we can’t wait for October

  1. Lazarus rises

This 18-song David Bowie musical ran off Broadway for three months from November 2015 and features hits including Life On Mars?, Heroes and Absolute Beginners. It was written by Bowie with Once author Enda Walsh. Starring Dexter’s Michael C. Hall and directed by Ivo van Hove, it runs 25/10 – 22/1 at the King’s Cross Theatre and seems a fitting salute to the star who died 10 days before curtain down on the US show. Tickets.

  • Read on for reasons including Star Trek, Anne-Marie Duff and Glenda Jackson’s return

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