Exeunt’s writers have some unashamedly petty bones to pick with theatre world’s biggest hits, past and present.
All budget, no splendour: Kate Wyver writes on a West End revival of Lloyd Webber’s beloved kids’ musical.
Pig-nosed whimsy: Alice Saville writes a poem in response to Hare’s firmly unpoetic rewrite of Ibsen’s verse drama.
Deciding for yourself: Amy Borsuk writes on Ben Weatherill’s tender, inclusive love story.
Divine designs: Hailey Bachrach writes on the visual splendour and religious themes of a slick take on Webber and Rice’s hit musical.
Casa Amour: Nkenna Akunna unearths Love Island parallels in Dominic Hill’s soapy Shakespeare update.
The internet isn’t a choice anymore: Emily Davis crafts a gif-strewn response to Jasmine Lee-Jones’ extremely online debut play.
That wandering feeling: Ava Wong Davies writes on Jack Thorne’s meandering exploration of a family’s story.
“You’re ignoring me”: Ava Wong Davies battles with her doubts about Rupert Goold’s slick but uncomfortable narrative of male innocence.
Charisma and careerdom: Rosemary Waugh writes on Noel Coward’s slightly creaky comedy, starring Andrew Scott.
Vaulting ambition: Arjun Sajip writes on Ivo Van Hove’s bold but flawed staging of a 1969 cinematic classic.
Jagged and off-kilter: Hailey Bachrach writes on a flawed revival of a lyrical musical.
A bitter draft: Alice Saville reluctantly reviews David Mamet’s Weinstein play.
A mighty body quake: J N Benjamin writes on Okwui Okpokwasili’s pulsating experimental dance piece.
A room without a view: Alice Saville writes on the claustrophobic domesticity of Githa Sowerby’s play.