tue 16/07/2024

Marianka Swain

Marianka Swain's picture
Bio
Marianka Swain is a London-based writer and editor. She is the UK Editor-in-Chief of BroadwayWorld, and also covers the arts for outlets such as the Ham & High and Islington Gazette newspapers, Dancing Times and MoveTo Town & Country magazines, and TodayTix. You can find further work on www.mkmswain.com or follow her on Twitter @mkmswain

Articles By Marianka Swain

Company, Gielgud Theatre review - here's to a sensational musical rebirth

Read more...

Heathers The Musical, Theatre Royal Haymarket review - a sardonic take on teen angst

Read more...

The Humans, Hampstead Theatre review - a riveting family portrait

Read more...

Little Shop of Horrors, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre review - monstrously entertaining

Read more...

The King and I, London Palladium review - classic musical reborn with modern sensibilities

Read more...

Fun Home, Young Vic review - a simply sublime musical memoir

Read more...

Red, Wyndham's Theatre - Mark Rothko drama paints a vivid picture

Read more...

Bat Out of Hell, Dominion Theatre review - the Meat Loaf musical returns, batty as ever

Read more...

Tina, Aldwych Theatre review - new Tina Turner bio-musical is simply OK

Read more...

Summer and Smoke, Almeida Theatre - exquisite renaissance of Tennessee Williams's neglected play

Read more...

Girl from the North Country, Noël Coward Theatre review - Bob Dylan fuels a dreamlike drama

Read more...

Everybody's Talking About Jamie, Apollo Theatre review - inclusive and utterly joyful

Read more...

Venus in Fur, Theatre Royal Haymarket review - pain and pleasure in a starry two-hander

Read more...

The Lie, Menier Chocolate Factory review - fake news, real feeling

Read more...

Committee review - we're all on trial in new Kids Company musical

Read more...

Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour review - West End transfer hits all the right notes

Read more...

Pages

latest in today

First Person: trans opera singer Lucia Lucas on Tippett’s...

Until last week, Tippett’s New Year had not been staged since 1990, probably because it’s considered very hard to produce. I think it is...

More Than One Story review - nine helpings of provocative po...

A stark end-title at the end of this collection of short films sums up the dire situation the UK is in: one in five people,14 million...

Album: Orange Goblin - Science Not Fiction

Orange Goblin have been flying the flag for exuberant biker...

Music Reissues Weekly: Atlanta - Hotbed of 70s Soul

Michael Thevis made his money from pornography. In the Seventies, his Atlanta warehouses were stuffed with most of America’s porn. Nationally,...

Visit from an Unknown Woman, Hampstead Theatre review - slim...

Who was Stefan Zweig? It's likely that it's mostly older folk who studied German literature at A-level who have encountered this superb...

Longlegs review - like its titular killer, this summer'...

Apparently when actress Maika Monroe first saw Nicolas Cage in his full Longlegs get-up, her heart-rate skyrocketed to...

Album: Chris Cohen - Paint a Room

Paint a Room is idiosyncratic, but it is an absolute joy. Accessible too. Permeated with a summery vibe, its 10 songs glisten like the...

theartsdesk at the Buxton International Festival - power and...

Buxton International Festival offers one thundering success, one uneasy compromise and one surprisingly enjoyable experience, in its three...

Sleep review - things that go bump in the night

The question Korean director Jason Yu is asking...