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Come From Away

Come From Away *****

Phoenix Theatre,
Charing Cross Road
London WC2H 0JP

Runs: 1hr 40 mins without interval
Review of perf seen May 30, 2019:

© Matthew Murphy, the West End company welcoming us to The Rock in Newfoundland...

© Matthew Murphy, the West End company welcoming us to The Rock in Newfoundland…

`On 9/11, we saw the worst that could happen, but around 7,000 people in that tragedy saw the best in humanity.’

Come From Away, the story of how one small town, Gander in Newfoundland responded to events of 9/11 when 7,000 passengers from 38 diverted aircraft landed in their midst, is one of the most joyous experiences you’ll encounter in the theatre. Continue reading

Aristocrats

Donmar Warehouse, London ***
Review by Carole Woddis of performance seen Aug 10, 2018:

© Johan Persson, David Ganly (centre), Aisling Loftus (right), Emmet Kirwan (Eamon) - picnic, Ballybeg Hall style...

© Johan Persson, David Ganly (centre), Aisling Loftus (right), Emmet Kirwan (Eamon) – picnic, Ballybeg Hall style…

Amazing to think it’s nearly forty years, 1979, since Brian Friel wrote Aristocrats and thirteen years (2005) since the National revived it in a Tom Cairns production which included a budding Andrew Scott. Continue reading