Richard Lutz watches a tour de force that looks at the life of the father of the A-bomb.
Film, theatre and live music amongst the highlights.
Richard Lutz watches a new adaptation of an old classic.
By Richard Lutz.
Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford on Avon
Until 16th Nov
from RICHARD LUTZ
Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus pours out rivers of blood in this tale about power but still tells a good story, says Richard Lutz
Richard Lutz takes his seat at the RSC in Stratford for a rude funny Jacobean play called Mad World
The new Hamlet at Stratford is full-on muscular theatre: it is Hamlet as cage fighter, says Richard Lutz
A new RSC production peers into the gap between what we know is true and how much we agree to compromise. Richard Lutz reports
Richard III Royal Shakespeare Theatre Stratford on Avon from Richard Lutz You can’t separate history from art. When Shakespeare wrote Richard III in about 1592, he was always looking over his shoulder- or rather above his shoulder- at what the monarch and her cronies thought. It had to be that way. Otherwise your…
Richard Lutz reviews The Tempest; “It is done beautifully. Hats off to the director David Farr and Jonathan Slinger.”
Twelfth Night Royal Shakespeare Theatre Stratford By Richard Lutz This is a play about the pursuit of love in a crazed, tricky and askew world. Most of the characters are not what they seem. But they all want the same thing: partnership and passion. Twins separate and crave each other; lovers pine for an…
Richard Lutz sits down to see a play that still gets them hot under the collar 4 centuries on The Taming of the Shrew Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford The Taming of the Shrew is one of those Shakespeare plays that enrages people still today. How can it sit comfortably when a guy (Petruchio) bullies, pesters,…
“Well, how do you like your Robin Hood?”, asks Richard Lutz
Richard Lutz enjoys the classic forest comedy by the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford: ‘Finally…’ my companion said to me, ‘a Shakespeare comedy that’s funny.’
The Royal Shakespeare Company is set to travel from its traditional home in Stratford-Upon-Avon to the bright lights of New York.
Richard Lutz takes his seat for the new season in Stratford
It was only last winter that I wrote a review of the Stratford production of King Lear. But a year is a long time in the whacky world of Thesbo-land….