It’s almost Christmas and what would the festive season be without some recognition of the best of 2019? Over the next month we’ll shortlist five nominees in each of 14 categories for our Oscars, or monstas if you will, of 2019.
Read on for nominees for the monsta for of the year. 2018 winner: Sharon D. Clarke in Caroline, Or Change at Hampstead Theatre
We awarded 14 monstas for the best pop, theatre, TV and film of 2018 in December – and here we look at the cream of 2019 so far and what’s to come. Company, Follies and Shakespeare Trilogy are previous winners in this category.
Read on for our top 5 best revivals of 2019 so far and our hopes for the next half year
WHERE? Donmar Warehouse RUNTIME: 2 hours and 28 minutes (including a 20-minute interval)
WHEN? 6/5, runs to 8/6/2019
‘Sensational’ is the 1-word review we hear Tony and Olivier Award winner Jonathan Pryce utter as he leaves the Donmar after this farewell production by outgoing Artistic Director Josie Rourke – and we agree wholeheartedly.
Read on for reasons including what we think Josie Rourke should do next
Death Of A Salesman starring Sharon D.Clarke and Arinze Kene
D. Clarke (pictured 2nd from right, top) won our Best Actress monsta last year as well as the Olivier for Best Actress In A Musical for her star turn in Caroline, Or Change and is here directed by Marianne Elliott (pictured left in video, hot from Company) and appears alongside Arinze Kene (winner of our Best Actor monsta for Misty and far left in the picture). Their revival of the Arthur Miller classic runs 1/5 through 29/6 at the Young Vic. Review. Tickets
Read on for reasons including Madonna, Eurovision, Anne-Marie Duff, Faye Tozer and Oti Mabuse