Cindy Marcolina

Cindy Marcolina


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BWW Review: ANNA KARENINA, The Actors' ChurchBWW Review: ANNA KARENINA, The Actors' Church
Posted: Nov. 25, 2018


BWW Review: SUMMER AND SMOKE, Duke Of York's TheatreBWW Review: SUMMER AND SMOKE, Duke Of York's Theatre
Posted: Nov. 21, 2018


BWW Review: HEAD-ROT HOLIDAY, The Hope TheatreBWW Review: HEAD-ROT HOLIDAY, The Hope Theatre
Posted: Nov. 30, 2018


BWW Review: AISHA, Old Red Lion TheatreBWW Review: AISHA, Old Red Lion Theatre
Posted: Dec. 9, 2018


BWW Review: BULL IN A CHINA SHOP, National TheatreBWW Review: BULL IN A CHINA SHOP, National Theatre
Posted: Nov. 18, 2018


BWW Review: BURKE AND HARE, Jermyn Street TheatreBWW Review: BURKE AND HARE, Jermyn Street Theatre
Posted: Dec. 1, 2018


BWW Review: SWITZERLAND, Ambassadors TheatreBWW Review: SWITZERLAND, Ambassadors Theatre
Posted: Nov. 20, 2018


LAST 365 DAYS

BWW Interview: Sarah Woodward Talks QUIZ at No?l Coward TheatreInterview: Sarah Woodward Talks QUIZ
Posted: Mar. 24, 2018


BWW Review: MYTHIC, Charing Cross TheatreBWW Review: MYTHIC, Charing Cross Theatre
Posted: Oct. 9, 2018


BWW Review: THE KING AND I, London PalladiumReview: THE KING AND I, London Palladium
Posted: Sep. 2, 2018


BWW Review: DIVINE PROPORTIONS, The VaultsBWW Review: DIVINE PROPORTIONS, The Vaults
Posted: Sep. 20, 2018


BWW Review: THE PHLEBOTOMIST, Hampstead TheatreBWW Review: THE PHLEBOTOMIST, Hampstead Theatre
Posted: Apr. 26, 2018


BWW Interview: Joe McElderry Talks JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOATJoe McElderry Talks JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR
Posted: Dec. 20, 2017


BWW Review: AISHA, Old Red Lion TheatreBWW Review: AISHA, Old Red Lion Theatre
December 9, 2018

Brand new arts organisation AILA debuts Aisha, written and directed by the founder, AJ. A harrowing story about child marriage, the play follows a 17-year-old's struggle as she endures the life of a slave-bride.

BWW Review: UNCLE VANYA, Hampstead TheatreBWW Review: UNCLE VANYA, Hampstead Theatre
December 7, 2018

Hampstead Theatre presents Uncle Vanya in a new translation by Terry Johnson, who also directs. Chekhov's well-known piece follows Sonia and her uncle Vanya as they receive a visit from her father and his beautiful younger wife Yeliena at the rural estate they manage on his behalf. Yeliena presence stirs Vanya's long-forgotten regrets and nearly destroys the balance they've established in the country.

BWW Review: BURKE AND HARE, Jermyn Street TheatreBWW Review: BURKE AND HARE, Jermyn Street Theatre
December 1, 2018

It's 1828 in Edinburgh and medical advances are running as fast as the number of cadavers are low. Spurred by their stack of debts and with a penchant for enterprise, William Burke (Hayden Wood) and William Hare (Alex Parry) decide to take advantage of the influenza outbreak to supply surgeons with (mostly) fresh bodies with the help of Mrs Hare (Katy Daghorn) and other incidental unfortunates.

BWW Review: HEAD-ROT HOLIDAY, The Hope TheatreBWW Review: HEAD-ROT HOLIDAY, The Hope Theatre
November 30, 2018

It's December 1991 and in a 'special hospital' Ruth (Emily Tucker), Claudia (Evlyne Oyedokun), and Dee (Amy McAllister) are gearing up to celebrate the holidays by demonstrating how well-adjusted they've become. They know that bonding with the rapists and other male convicts at the Christmas disco could be used by the parole board to back their early release.

BWW Review: ANNA KARENINA, The Actors' ChurchBWW Review: ANNA KARENINA, The Actors' Church
November 25, 2018

After a sold-out run at Oxford University, composer Maria Shepard took her musical based on Lev Tolstoy's Anna Karenina for a one-night engagement at The Actors' Church in London as part of Iris Theatre's Workin Process. Considered one of the greatest literary accomplishment of all time, it's certainly an ambitious venture for the young Shepard, who pens a mature revisitation of the material directed by Jasmine White.

BWW Review: THE GREATEST SNOWMAN, Pedley Street StationBWW Review: THE GREATEST SNOWMAN, Pedley Street Station
November 22, 2018

After The Murder Express and Journey To The Underworld, Funicular invite their audience to Pedley Street Station to embark on a silly Christmas journey whilst savouring a sublime feast. When the mysterious Ed Snow hops on a train directed to the Birmingham Christmas market, greater forces take over to carry out their secret mission.

BWW Review: SUMMER AND SMOKE, Duke Of York's TheatreBWW Review: SUMMER AND SMOKE, Duke Of York's Theatre
November 21, 2018

Rebecca Frecknall's production of Summer and Smoke lands in the West End after a starry run at Almeida Theatre earlier this year. In its new incarnation, one of Tennessee Williams' undervalued pieces is turned into an aesthetic dream to inspire a broader reflection on how the 1948 play resonates 70 years later.

BWW Review: SWITZERLAND, Ambassadors TheatreBWW Review: SWITZERLAND, Ambassadors Theatre
November 20, 2018

Directed by Lucy Bailey, the play is set in a remote house in 90s Switzerland where the elderly and mean Patricia Highsmith - eccentric writer of many psychological thrillers and creator of the famous murderous character Tom Ripley - receives a visit from a young man. Sent by her American publisher, Edward Ridgeway has the only goal of convincing her to write one last Ripley novel.

BWW Review: VOTES FOR WOMEN, National TheatreBWW Review: VOTES FOR WOMEN, National Theatre
November 19, 2018

The National Theatre end their series of rehearsed readings with Elizabeth Robins' Votes for Women. Written in 1907, the play dramatises the birth of the suffragette movement and, presented in 2018, shines a light on how slow the progress of equality has been.

BWW Review: BULL IN A CHINA SHOP, National TheatreBWW Review: BULL IN A CHINA SHOP, National Theatre
November 18, 2018

The National Theatre marks the 100th anniversary of women earning the right to vote in the UK with Courage Everywhere, a series of rehearsed readings and events celebrating the milestone. The talented list features Bryna Turner's Bull in a China Shop.

BWW Interview: Mitchell Cushman Talks SWEENEY TODD and THE EX-BOYFRIEND YARD SALEBWW Interview: Mitchell Cushman Talks SWEENEY TODD and THE EX-BOYFRIEND YARD SALE
November 20, 2018

Mitchell Cushman is coming out of directing a secret production of Sweeney Todd in an abandoned building as part of the bigger international immersive project The Curious Voyage. He's also directing Haley McGee's autobiographical play The Ex-Boyfriend Yard Sale, which is running at Camden People's Theatre from the end of November. We met up to discuss site-specific shows, the importance of contemporising older shows, and the cost of love.

BWW Review: LOVE-LIES-BLEEDING, The Print RoomBWW Review: LOVE-LIES-BLEEDING, The Print Room
November 15, 2018

In a deserted part of the American south-west, Alex (Joe McGann) is being tended to by his loving fourth wife Lia (Clara Indrani). Once a successful artist, he was rendered speechless and motionless by a stroke. His only son Sean (Jack Wilkinson) and his second spouse Toinette (Josie Lawrence) arrive to convince his new wife to agree to terminate his life.

BWW Review: CHUTNEY, The BunkerBWW Review: CHUTNEY, The Bunker
November 14, 2018

Gregg and Claire live sheltered, boring, suburban lives. She has a high-end job she hates; he is a teacher. They follow the rules and are everything one could expect from an established couple. Except one day they discover they share an overwhelming desire to kill animals.

BWW Review: THE HOES, Hampstead TheatreBWW Review: THE HOES, Hampstead Theatre
November 10, 2018

Hampstead Theatre hosts Ifeyinwa Frederick's debut play directed by Lakesha Arie-Angelo, The Hoes is a joyous celebration of millennial womanhood and friendship that's unafraid to show the darker side of growing up. Bim (Marieme Diouf), Alex (Aretha Ayeh), and J (Nicola Maisie Taylor) are best friends who have been knowing each other since they were in secondary school. Now that they're older, life is catching up and a holiday to Ibiza is the chance to talk about their fears and hopes.

BWW Review: DROWNED OR SAVED?, Tristan Bates TheatreBWW Review: DROWNED OR SAVED?, Tristan Bates Theatre
November 10, 2018

Years after surviving the Holocaust, Primo Levi (Marco Gambino) is a haunted man who segregates himself in his study to try to come to terms with the terrible events he witnessed. He writes stories to understand them better, conjuring the prophet Elijah (Alex Marchi) to guide him through his recollections. The biblical figure, however, unearths the darker buried memories that prey Levi's persistent nightmares, making them become real once again.

BWW Review: GILDED BUTTERFLIES, The Hope TheatreBWW Review: GILDED BUTTERFLIES, The Hope Theatre
November 9, 2018

Tormented Casserole's Gilded Butterflies comes back on stage after successful runs around the UK in their first Off-West end production at The Hope Theatre. The two-hander, devised by the company and directed by Kathryn Papworth-Smith, sees young Maggie (Francesca McCrohon) struggling to keep a hand on real life while being convicted.

BWW Review: HEARD, Camden People's TheatreBWW Review: HEARD, Camden People's Theatre
November 7, 2018

Amana and Hafizah share a love for life and too many dreams to count. One wants to go to university, the other wants to find someone she's lost. Both of them can't, however, go on with their lives as they're being unjustly detained.

BWW Review: A PUPIL, Park TheatreBWW Review: A PUPIL, Park Theatre
November 6, 2018

When seventeen-year-old Simona (Flora Spencer-Longhurst) shows up at Ye's (Lucy Sheen) North London flat with an attitude and a talent for the violin, the aging musician is forced to take a hard look at how success and greatness affect the artistic side of life.

BWW Review: BILLY BISHOP GOES TO WAR, Jermyn Street TheatreBWW Review: BILLY BISHOP GOES TO WAR, Jermyn Street Theatre
November 3, 2018

Proud Haddock remembers the centenary of the Armistice at Jermyn Street Theatre with the dynamic and heartbreaking tale of Canadian war hero Billy Bishop. Written by John MacLachlan Gray with Eric Peterson, Billy Bishop Goes to War sees an older Bishop (Oliver Beamish) overseeing his younger self (Charles Aitken).

BWW Review: BURY THE DEAD, Finborough TheatreBWW Review: BURY THE DEAD, Finborough Theatre
November 2, 2018

Finborough Theatre end their series dedicated to the Great War by bringing back Irwin Shaw's Bury The Dead. Directed by Rafaella Marcus and the first London production in 80 year, the piece works as a monumental metaphor to stand up for the truth.



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