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Matt Wolf

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Matt is London theatre critic of The International New York Times (formerly The International Herald Tribune) and London correspondent for the broadway.com website; he spent 21 years as London arts and theatre critic for the Associated Press and over 13 years as Variety's UK drama critic. He has been on the judging panel of the Evening Standard Theatre Awards since 2009.

Articles By Matt Wolf

The Antipodes, National Theatre review - mysterious and gently momentous

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Little Baby Jesus, Orange Tree Theatre review - an early play thrillingly alive for now

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Vassa, Almeida Theatre review - delayed opening doesn't land

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Groan Ups, Vaudeville Theatre review - adding ambition and emotion to the mix

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Assassins, Watermill Theatre, Newbury - Sondheim musical in scalding form

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Judy review - Renée Zellweger's bravura screen comeback

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'Master Harold' ... and the Boys, National Theatre review - timelessly moving

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Ready or Not review - bloody awful

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Big the Musical, Dominion Theatre review - sweet if wildly overstretched

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Amsterdam, Orange Tree Theatre review - suffocatingly mannered

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The View UpStairs, Soho Theatre review - well-intentioned but needs a rewrite

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Making Noise Quietly review - poetic if occasionally precious

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, London Palladium review - bright, brash, largely irresistible

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Captain Corelli's Mandolin, Harold Pinter Theatre review - smart stagecraft, skimpy script

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The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13-3/4, Ambassadors Theatre review - needs a chill pill

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the end of history ..., Royal Court review - raises more questions than it answers

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It’s bright, it’s brash, it’s a gazillion times camper than Christmas: but is it such stuff as theatrical hits are made on? If that misquotation...

Acosta Danza, Sadler's Wells review - a dose of Cuban s...

Second album, second novel, second tour programme – the follow-up is always tricky. But the timing couldn’t be better for Acosta Danza, the Havana...

Frozen II review - the allure cools off

Frozen is possibly the most beloved Disney movie...

Ivo Graham: The Game of Life, Soho Theatre review - privileg...

Ivo Graham's latest show The Game of Life follows on from his previous hour, in which he talked about passing a milestone in...

CD: Coldplay - Everyday Life

For all they've inspired swathes of the most crushingly mundane music of the modern age from Sheeran on down, Coldplay have always been at their...

The Best Plays in London

London is the theatre capital of the world, with more than 50 playhouses offering theatrical entertainment. From the mighty National Theatre to...

21 Bridges review - police corruption thriller sets a cracki...

Thanks to a powerful cast and crisp direction from Brian Kirk (Game of Thrones, Luther), 21 Bridges drives home its...

Dear Evan Hansen, Noël Coward Theatre review - this social o...

Steven Levenson, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul’s Tony and Grammy Award-winning ...

Greg Davies: Looking for Kes, BBC Four review - touching ins...

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Ken Loach’s film Kes, and the 51st of A Kestrel for a Knave, the Barry Hines novel it...