sat 19/06/2021

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

Wonderland, Hampstead Theatre online review - a major play about the miners

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Cyprus Avenue, Royal Court Theatre online review - a mind in mesmerising meltdown

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Wild, Hampstead Theatre online review - timelier than anticipated

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Sondheim at 90: adults will listen

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Love, Love, Love, Lyric Hammersmith review - a stinging revival

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On Blueberry Hill, Trafalgar Studios review - superb acting, specious plot

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Pretty Woman: The Musical, Piccadilly Theatre review - not so pretty, actually

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Be More Chill, The Other Palace review - more exhausting than enlightening

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A Number, Bridge Theatre review - a dream team dazzles anew

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The Visit, National Theatre review - star turn bolsters baggy rewrite

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Leopoldstadt, Wyndham's Theatre review - Stoppard at once personal and accessible

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Oscars 2020: a 'Parasite' love-in caps a night of firsts

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Albion, Almeida Theatre review - more rewarding and resonant than ever

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Plus One review - charm, yes, but irritation too

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The Sunset Limited, Boulevard Theatre review - all talk, no theatre

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You Stupid Darkness!, Southwark Playhouse review - an intriguing muddle

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Solstice, English National Ballet, RFH review - a midsummer...

“A tonic to the nation”. That was the hoped-for effect of the Festival of Britain in 1951, and its concrete legacy was the...

First Person: Roxanna Panufnik on a new version of her...

A month ago, I sat in St Martin-in-the Fields listening to London Mozart Players recording my orchestral version of Letters from Burma. I...

Jimmy Carr, Palace Theatre review - rape gags and risible cl...

What to make of Jimmy Carr? He’s a fantastic gag writer and experienced...

Hallé, Berglund, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester review - takin...

Tabita Berglund is that rare species, an up-and-coming orchestral...

Album: Kings of Convenience - Peace or Love

The first release that brought folk-...

Happy Days, Riverside Studios review - memory, madness and m...

Just when you thought you couldn’t take any more one- or two-handers, online or in the theatre, along comes the supreme masterpiece to jolt you...

Der Rosenkavalier, Garsington Opera review - musical marvels...

Whatever else happens on the country opera scene this summer, the golden rose award for sheer chutzpah goes to the ever-ambitious Garsington team...

The Reason I Jump review - compelling and controversial

Back in 2017, a non-speaking autistic teen, Naoki Higashida wrote and published The Reason I Jump. He hoped it would offer some insight...