London Theatre News and Reviews

Motown the Musical to close in the West End
The show is about the famous record label with music from the Motown back catalogue
Heathers announces new casting and new song for West End transfer
Laurence O'Keefe and Kevin Murphy's musical opens at the Theatre Royal Haymarket next month
West End The Importance of Being Earnest to be screened in cinemas
The revival of the classic will be seen in over 400 cinemas later this year
Emilia at Shakespeare's Globe: first look at Charity Wakefield playing the Bard
Morgan Lloyd Malcolm's play follows Emilia Bassano, a Shakespeare contemporary whose life and legacy has been erased
Max Humphries on why designing dinosaurs is a family affair
By Max Humphries
The puppetry designer explains the inspirations and methodology for creating the dinosaurs in the show
Review: Around the World in 80 Days (Union Theatre)
Jules Verne's tale of an epic cross-global quest gets a musical adaptation
Review: Little Shop of Horrors (Regent's Park Open Air Theatre)
The classic musical is revived with direction by Maria Aberg
Review: Aristocrats (Donmar Warehouse)
Lyndsey Turner directs Brian Friel's underperformed play about a family coming together in their old house in Ballybeg
Review: Silk Road (Trafalgar Studios)
Alex Oates' play is a one-man depiction of the murky world of selling drugs online
Review: Homos, Or Everyone In America (Finborough Theatre)
Jordan Seavey's play makes its European premiere at the west London theatre