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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

Best of 2019: Theatre

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Curtains, Wyndham's Theatre review - unexpectedly giddy fun

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Teenage Dick, Donmar Warehouse review - a fearlessly acted, well-intentioned mess

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Ordinary Love review - small but (almost) perfectly formed

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The Boy Friend, Menier Chocolate Factory review - fun but featherweight

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The Wolf of Wall Street, 5-15 Sun Street review - energetic but to what end?

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White Christmas, Dominion Theatre review - breezy but bland

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Harriet review - potentially stirring biopic proves a slog

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The Antipodes, National Theatre review - mysterious and gently momentous

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Little Baby Jesus, Orange Tree Theatre review - an early play thrillingly alive for now

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Vassa, Almeida Theatre review - delayed opening doesn't land

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Groan Ups, Vaudeville Theatre review - adding ambition and emotion to the mix

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Assassins, Watermill Theatre, Newbury, review - Sondheim musical in scalding form

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Judy review - Renée Zellweger's bravura screen comeback

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'Master Harold' ... and the Boys, National Theatre review - timelessly moving

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Ready or Not review - bloody awful

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