New York – Bee Style

When you think of New York, you think of Broadway, the Statue of Liberty, the 9-11 Memorial or the MOMA. Famous landmarks for sure and not to be missed, but New York has other little gems, that offer brilliant experiences a bit left of center. Here are arts reviewer Bee’s current picks: Brooklyn Museum https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/  […]

Review: Frankenstein NYT REP Season

At the Southwark Playhouse this fun production of the old story of Frankenstein has a modern twist by exploring the idea of artificial intelligence as the monster, who defies its creator. And to gender switch the scientists and the monster to women and adopt a totally female centric position might look like a gimmick and […]

Review: On Bear Ridge at the Royal Court

The Royal Court Theatre is well known to champion contemporary playwriters and with this excellent production of On Bear Ridge, it once again puts on a play, which is both of this time and still has an oddly ancient feel to it. The double bill of writer Ed Thomas and Vicky Featherstone co-direct a thought-provoking […]

Review: Death of a Salesman

After a sell out run at the Young Vic, this top notch production of Death of a Salesman received a well deserved transfer to the West End. You have probably already seen the Arthur Miller play – one of the juggernauts of modern theatre – but never quite like this. Maybe it takes  women like directors […]

The Unholy Marriage of Slice and Sweetly

The Unholy Marriage of Slice and Sweetly failed to take place on the 13thJuly 1955 due to the fatal stabbing of the Reverend Gris and so opens a new production in London’s burgeoning immersive scene. Dress Code: 1950’s Wedding Date: 19th July to 6thSeptember Place: The church and surrounding graveyard of St Matthews in Bethnal Green. ImmerCity are calling on […]

Andy Bell’s Torsten in QUEERETERIA TV at Above The Stag

Erasure’s ANDY BELL will star in Above The Stag’s upcoming production of QUEERETERIA TV – the latest and third instalment in Andy Bell’s project as his dystopian alter-ego, Torsten. As one of the most popular synth pop bands in the UK has ever produced, Erasure penned over 200 songs and have sold over 25 million albums worldwide, 5 of […]

Theatre Review: Arthur Miller’s The Price

You really can’t go wrong with an Arthur Miller play, reports Sabine “Bee” Koch. Even more so, when it’s such a class act as The Price at the Wyndham’s Theatre. The story charts the dissolving of a family home by the surviving sons and the lifelong animosities that surface. The beautiful set design with towering […]

You Are in Great Company with this Comic Musical Show!

You are in great Company with this hit from Steven Sondheim – 47 years after the first production. Spoiler alert – Bobbie is no longer a guy! A cramped start gives way to clever staging, bright lights and soaring music. It’s such a great production with a huge sound that you only wish they’d gone for […]

Dazzled by The Dazzle

I really admire Andrew Scott for being such a champion of contemporary theatre. You can only see a certain amount of Shakespeare before craving something fresh. Sabine Koch reviews… Richard Greenberg’s play, The Dazzle, offers that in a real-life story with characters that are funny, irritating and heartbreaking. This is the UK premiere of the […]

THEATRE: By The End Of Us ‘Live Video Game’

By The End Of Us is a ‘Live Video Game’: performed by actors, live-streamed to theatres in real-time. With new player interactions every night, no two productions will ever be the same. It’s a new strand in immersive and digital arts.  The show follows assassin Mia Culper (geddit?) fitted with a camera and microphone  live-streaming a […]