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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

Marys Seacole, Donmar Warehouse review - frustrating yet unflinching

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Anyone Can Whistle, Southwark Playhouse review - full-on bonkers

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Oscars 2022 - the smack heard around the world

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A Number, Old Vic review - revelatory yet again

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The Humans review - staring headlong into the abyss

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Best of 2021: Theatre

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Stephen Sondheim in memoriam - he gave us more to see

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Get Up, Stand Up!, Lyric Theatre review - knockout performance, undercooked book

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White Noise, Bridge Theatre review - provocative if not always plausible

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Camp Siegfried, Old Vic review - the banality of evil, brilliantly served up

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Carousel, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre review - brave rewrite doesn't land

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Anything Goes, Barbican review - an explosion of joy

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Limbo review - quiet but voluble

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Bagdad Café, Old Vic review - sweet but scattershot

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Off the Rails review - go for the scenery, not the script

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French Exit review - Michelle Pfeiffer faces mortality

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The Wreckers, Glyndebourne review - no masterpiece, but vivi...

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DVD/Blu-ray: Parallel Mothers

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The Deathless Woman review - the overlooked persecution of t...

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My Fair Lady, London Coliseum review - tasteful revival powe...

First staged in 2018, Bartlett Sher’s Lincoln Center Theater production of My Fair Lady is London’s latest import from...

Benediction review - the world's worst wounds

Terence Davies’s Benediction is a haunting but uneven biopic of the...