Tag Archives: Josie Rourke

Les Liaison Dangereuses

Donmar Warehouse Theatre, London (****)

© Johan Persson

© Johan Persson

This was the show that was due to mark Michelle Dockery (Downtown’s Lady Mary Crawley) return to the stage. But in October she pulled out and would no longer be playing Madame de Tourvel, the woman of high moral virtue overwhelmed by arch seducer, Le Vicomte de Valmont. Continue reading

Stovepipe

Unit 19, West 12 Centre, Shepherds Bush, London

A stone’s thrown down from The Bush theatre stands the West 12 Shopping Centre. Dwarfed by its pushy new arrival, Westfield, Unit 19 West 12 is now playing host to an unlikely nightly bombardment set in motion by the Bush’s enterprising Josie Rourke in collaboration with the National Theatre. Continue reading

The Vote

Donmar Theatre, London

© Johan Persson

© Johan Persson

Having pushed digital and political boundaries with Privacy, their previous Donmar collaboration, Josie Rourke and James Graham have now broken further new ground with The Vote – a play whose opening night on May 7th coinciding with General Election night was also its final performance. Continue reading