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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

Old Boys review - short but not especially sweet

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Jesus Hopped the 'A' Train, Young Vic review - shards of power amidst much that is overwrought

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Shipwreck, Almeida Theatre review - Trump-inflected fantasia mixes the polemical and the poetic

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Come From Away, Phoenix Theatre review - a necessary corrective to our traumatic times

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9 to 5 the Musical review - Dolly Parton's film returns as retooled version of a Broadway flop

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A Private War review - Rosamund Pike burns with passion in well-meaning biopic

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All About Eve, Noel Coward Theatre review - less a bumpy night than an erratically arresting one

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All Is True review - all's well doesn't end well in limp Shakespeare biopic

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Vice review - Christian Bale on surging and satiric form

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Beautiful Boy review - well-acted but a slog

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Coming Clean, Trafalgar Studios review - Kevin Elyot play has lost the pathos if not the plot

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Pinters Five and Six, Harold Pinter Theatre review - superlatively acted esoterica

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Life Itself review - epically vapid

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Best of 2018: Theatre

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Sweat, Donmar Warehouse review - America at once fractured and fractious

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The Tell-Tale Heart, National Theatre review - bloody good fun as well as bloody

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Edinburgh Fringe 2022 reviews: Randy Feltface / Sarah Keywor...

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Blu-ray: The Saphead

Buster Keaton came to attention in a series of two-reel shorts made between 1917 and 1920 and The Saphead, also from 1920, was his first...

La Voix humaine/Les Mamelles de Tirésias, Glyndebourne revie...

“Variety is the spice of life! Vive la difference!,” chirrups the ensemble at the end of this giddying double bill. And there could hardly be more...

Germany / The 1920s / New Objectivity / August Sander, Centr...

The businessman in Heinrich Maria Davringhausen’s Der Schieber (The Profiteer), 1920-1921 sits several floors above the city streets,...

Edinburgh Fringe 2022 reviews: Ania Magliano / Leo Reich / C...

Ania Magliano, Pleasance Courtyard ...

Chineke! Chamber Ensemble / Martineau & Osborne / SCO, M...

What happens when great musicians play weak music? I couldn’t help but think about that while I listened to the musicians of Chineke! Chamber...

Album: Loudon Wainwright III - Lifetime Achievement

Celebrating, if that is the right word, his 75th year, Loudon Wainwright III offers us his 26th studio album in 52...

Music Reissues Weekly: The Telstar Story, The Heinz Sessions...

“Telstar” was released 60 years ago this week. On 17 August 1962...

Counting and Cracking, Edinburgh International Festival 2022...

First, a bit of housekeeping. Maybe it was the three-and-a-half-hour duration, or maybe the unfamiliar Sri Lankan subject matter, or maybe even...