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
There seemed to be a lot of earnest and frantic rustling through the programmes just before the curtain went up for Written on The Heart.
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.’
Richard Lutz reviews Harold Pinter’s The Homecoming at The Swan in Stratford
Richard Lutz takes his seat at Stratford- on- Vegas for the latest Royal Shakespeare Company play. This is a production you will either love or hate: Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice placed emphatically and over the top in Las Vegas complete with Elvis, casinos, drunk gamblers and a Yank accents (some of them suspect). It is…
Richard Lutz takes his seat at the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Swan Theatre for a play about MacBeth …and Afghanistan
The Royal Shakespeare Company is set to travel from its traditional home in Stratford-Upon-Avon to the bright lights of New York.
Oooo…Nothing like a ribald play filled with fops, tarts and dandies, writes Richard Lutz
Richard Lutz reviews Shakespeare’s lost play at Stratford.
Richard Lutz takes his seat for the new season in Stratford
Richard Lutz reviews a grown up production that isn’t child’s play
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….
The Royal Shakespeare Company re opened its Stratford theatre today after a £112m re-fit.