Home / Tag Archives: Doug Wright

Tag Archives: Doug Wright

CD REVIEW: War Paint – Original Broadway Cast Recording

Reviewer: Mark Clegg As we sit in the gap between the announcement of nominations and the actual ceremony of the 2017 Tony Awards, War Paint is getting a lot of attention. Nominated for both best costume and scenic design, the main talking points are the two leading ladies both of whom are nominated for Best Leading Actress in a Musical. ...

Read More »

Grey Gardens – Southwark Playhouse, London

Sheila Hancock and Jenna Russell in Grey Gardens at Southwark Playhouse

Book: Doug Wright Music: Scott Frankel Lyrics: Michael Korie Director: Thom Southerland Reviewer: Karl O'Doherty   Since long before the day Icarus thought his waxen wings would carry him higher than wisdom told him they would, we have been obsessed with stories of falls from grace. From any level, a public crash is an attractive narrative, but when it happens ...

Read More »

Quills – White Rabbit Cocktail Bar, London

Writer: Doug Wright Director: Andy McQuade Reviewer: Steve Barfield [rating:4] This new production of Quills, an Obie award-winning American play from 1995 that was later adapted into a successful film (2000), shows Second Skin theatre company on fine form: the production will not disappoint anyone who believes theatre should be vital, challenging and visceral. The theatre company’s new permanent home ...

Read More »