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LATEST REVIEWS . . . .  A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAMTHE GIRLSLOW LEVEL PANICSEE ME NOWTRAVESTIES ANYONE CAN WHISTLE, THE GLASS MENAGERIE


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  HARRY POTTER dominates Critics' Circle Awards with Best Director, Best Design, Most Promising Newcomer (Anthony Boyle). . . . Also Best New Play THE FLICK, Best Musical GROUNDHOG DAY, Best Actor Stephen Delane (FAITH HEALER), Best Actress Billie Piper (YERMA), Best Shakespearean Performance Glenda Jackson (KING LEAR), Most Promising Playwright Charlene James (CUTTIN' IT). . . .  We are at last on Twitter. Follow us @theatreguidelon to be alerted to each new review . . . .


LAST CHANCES . . .
Closing notices up for
THIS HOUSE February 26, KITE RUNNER  March 11, LOVES LABOURS LOST March 18, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING March 18, HEDDA GABLER March 21, JERSEY BOYS March 26, GLASS MENAGERIE April 29, TRAVESTIES  April 29, THE CURIOUS INCIDENT June 3, HALF A SIXPENCE September 2




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Top Five - Classic


If you haven't seen them yet, we suggest you begin your London theatre experience with these classics

Phantom of the Opera

Les Miserables

Matilda

Mamma Mia

Wicked

 
Top Five - Current

Here are the more-recently opened shows we've liked the most.


The Glass Menagerie

Amadeus

Travesties

The Girls

School of Rock




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