Chris Wiegand – London Theatre Critic

Selected reviews by Chris Wiegand, Stage editor of the Guardian.

Chris Wiegand is theatre, comedy and dance editor at the Guardian.

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Paradise Now! at the Bush Theatre (2022)

★★★★
"Sharp satire of girlboss extremes" "Smartly directed and superbly acted, Margaret Perry’s funny and moving play follows a group of…
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Disney's Newsies at the Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre (2022)

★★★
"‘Tis the season for Disney musical about industrial relations" "This show about young New York paper-sellers has stirring anthems and…
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Elf The Musical at the Dominion Theatre (2022)

★★
"Buddy’s back with some syrupy showtunes" "Choreographed candy cane twirling and funny moments from the Will Ferrell film don’t save…
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Gabriel Byrne: Walking with Ghosts at the Apollo Theatre (2022)

★★★
"Gabriel Byrne’s trip down Dublin’s memory lanes" The actor adapts his impressionistic memoir for the stage, giving life to the…
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Bring It On: The Musical at the Queen Elizabeth Hall (2021)

★★★
"Lin-Manuel Miranda leads the cheer" "Love Island’s Amber Davies tops a charismatic cast, including Olympic gymnast Louis Smith, in a…
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A Chorus Line at the Curve Leicester (2021)

★★★★
"A thrilling combination of sharp moves and snappy tunes" "What a thrill, then, to see the deep Curve stage flooded…
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Cinderella at the Gillian Lynne Theatre (2021)

★★★★★
"Not so much a ball as a blast" "The original story and book by Emerald Fennell have heart and a…
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