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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 Wife review - Glenn Close deserves better from her latest Oscar bid

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Foxfinder, Ambassadors Theatre review - too ponderous by half

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Sir Peter Hall: a day of thanksgiving and celebration for a colossus of culture

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The Seagull review - Chekhov classic gets the all-star treatment

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£¥€$ (LIES), Almeida Theatre review - financial frolics at the gaming table

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h 100 Awards: Theatre and Performance - excellence and inclusion across the map

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Home, I'm Darling, National Theatre review - Katherine Parkinson in career-best form

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Spamilton, Menier Chocolate Factory review - fun if overstuffed

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Pity, Royal Court review - whacked-out and wearing

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Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again review - sweet, silly, and, best of all, Cher

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The Lehman Trilogy, National Theatre review - an acting tour de force

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The Lieutenant of Inishmore, Noel Coward Theatre review - Aidan Turner makes a magnetic West End debut

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The Bookshop review - lost in translation

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The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Donmar Warehouse review - Lia Williams makes an iconic role her own

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Machinal, Almeida Theatre review - descending into darkness

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Julie, National Theatre review - vacuous and unilluminating

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