Non-UK

The latest news, features and reviews from theatre, opera and dance in USA, Europe and elsewhere outside the UK.

Reviews

Chauncy Thomas and Spencer Sickmann in Hate Crime, Carol Rosegg

Labute New Theater Festival

Neil Labute, James Haigney and Carter W Lewis (St Louis Actors' Studio at 59E59, New York).
Reviewer: Philip Fisher

Erik Jensen as Lester Bangs, Craig Schwartz

How to be a Rock Critic

Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen, based on the writings of Lester Bangs (Under the Radar Festival at The Public Theater, New York).
Reviewer: Philip Fisher

Dickie Beau, Robin Harris

Re-Member

Dickie Beau (Under the Radar Festival at The Public Theater, New York).
Reviewer: Philip Fisher

Vittorio Grigolo as Cavaradossi, Ken Howard

Tosca

Composed by Giacomo Puccini, libretto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa, based on La Tosca by Victorien Sardou (Metropolitan Opera at Metropolitan Opera House, New York).
Reviewer: Philip Fisher

Jeremy Beck and Rebecca Noelle Brinkley, Todd Cerveris

Hindle Wakes

Stanley Houghton (Mint Theater Company at Clurman Theatre, Theatre Row, New York).
Reviewer: Philip Fisher

Anson Mount & Bobby Moreno, Joan Marcus

Mankind

Robert O’Hara (Playwrights Horizons, New York).
Reviewer: Philip Fisher

Uma Thurman and Blair Brown, Matthew Murphy

The Parisian Woman

Beau Willimon, inspired by Henri Becque’s La Parisienne (Hudson Theatre, New York).
Reviewer: Philip Fisher

Het Nationale Ballet - Gala, Michel Schnater

Gala 2017

(Dutch National Ballet at Stopera, Amsterdam).
Reviewer: Naomi Cockshutt

Julian Kim, Omar Montanari, Chiara Amarù and Giorgio Misseri, Michele Crosera

Il Barbiere di Siviglia

Gioachino Rossini, libretto by Cesare Sterbini, based on the play by Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais (La Fenice at La Fenice Theatre, Venice).
Reviewer: Philip Fisher

Jessica Nuccio, Michele Crosera

La Traviata

Giuseppe Verdi, libretto by Francesco Maria Piave, based on La Dame Aux Camélias by Alexandre Dumas fils (La Fenice at La Fenice Theatre, Venice).
Reviewer: Philip Fisher

Clifton Duncan, Harrison Unger, Mark Evans and Alex Mandell, Jeremy Daniel

The Play that Goes Wrong

Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry Shields (Mischief Theatre at Lyceum Theatre, New York).
Reviewer: Philip Fisher

Hugh Panaro and Carolee Carmello, Joan Marcus

Sweeney Todd – The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by Hugh Wheeler from an adaptation by Christopher Bond (Tooting Arts Club at Harrington’s Pie and Mash Shop, Barrow Street Theatre, New York).
Reviewer: Philip Fisher