Tag Archives: Juliet Stevenson

The Doctor

Almeida Theatre, London ****
Runs: 2hr 45 mins incl one interval
TICKETS 020 7359 4404 (24 hours)
In person: 10am-7.30pm (Mon-Sat)

© Manuel Harlan, Juliet Stevenson as the ethical Ruth Wolff, Medical Consultant and Joy Richardson as partner, Charlie - could be either male or female, bringing up all kinds of ambiguities about identity, sexuality, freedom...

© Manuel Harlan, Juliet Stevenson as the ethical Ruth Wolff, Medical Consultant and Joy Richardson as partner, Charlie – could be either male or female, bringing up all kinds of ambiguities about identity, sexuality, freedom…

Review of perf seen Aug 24, 2019:

One thing you can be sure of at Rupert Goold’s Almeida. You will be provoked. You may also be challenged and, at the end of the day, you will have to admire the sheer bravura of the production.  Continue reading

Wings

Young Vic Theatre, London (****)

© Johan Persson, Juliet Stevenson, in mid-air, metaphorically, neurologically...

© Johan Persson, Juliet Stevenson, in mid-air, metaphorically, neurologically…

Forty one years ago, US playwright Arthur Kopit’s father had a catastrophic stroke that rendered him speechless.

Out of that family disaster, Kopit (who wrote books for the hit musicals Phantom, Nine and High Society as well as the memorably crazed Ah Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma’s Hung you in the Closet and I’m Feelin’ So Sad) wrote Wings. Continue reading