Browsing All posts tagged under »Young Vic«

The Changeling (Young Vic)

February 9, 2012


Oh. My. God. This made my skin crawl. Time for a confession. For all my free-wheeling, devil-may-care, wanton ways I am at heart a compulsive neat freak. So The Young Vic’s messy, frantic, chaotic production of ‘The Changeling‘ hit me on a visceral level. That’s not a bad thing by the way. By the end […]

Hamlet (Young Vic)

November 27, 2011


The website warned me: “When coming to see Hamlet, you’ll find a new way into the Young Vic. Please arrive at the main box office 30 minutes before start time to experience this different route, which is fully accessible.”  “Oh lord!” was my first reaction, is this meant to be some ‘immersive’ (ie intrusive) experience? Thankfully no, […]

The Beauty Queen Of Leenane (Young Vic)

August 21, 2011


A Tony winning, Olivier nominated play that’s almost 15 years old. A lauded revival, making it’s return. All good right? I hadn’t seen ‘The Beauty Queen Of Leenane‘ in either its original productions or recent revival, but I had heard a lot of good word and eagerly accepted a ticket when _____ offered. Plus, I […]