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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 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 - 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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Big the Musical - sweet if wildly overstretched

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Amsterdam, Orange Tree Theatre review - suffocatingly mannered

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The View UpStairs, Soho Theatre review - well-intentioned but needs a rewrite

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Making Noise Quietly review - poetic if occasionally precious

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, London Palladium review - bright, brash, largely irresistible

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Captain Corelli's Mandolin, Harold Pinter Theatre review - smart stagecraft, skimpy script

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The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13-3/4, Ambassadors Theatre review - needs a chill pill

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the end of history ..., Royal Court review - raises more questions than it answers

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Jazz Voice, Royal Festival Hall - engulfing beauty and hidde...

Jazz Voice unfailingly supplies a gigantic sugar-rush of auditory pleasure, and this year’s edition was no exception. Arranged, scored and...

Orphée, English National Opera review – through a screen dar...

Like almost everything that it touches these days, English National Opera’s autumn season of shows rooted in the Orpheus myth has enjoyed a fairly...

'By the end I’d lost me': Joe Simpson, mountaineer...

In Peru in 1985, Joe Simpson - then 25 - and his 21-year-old climbing partner Simon Yates were descending the remote Siula Grande, which was hard...

The Report review - searing political drama

It should come as no surprise that the writer of Side Effects...

Craig David, BBC Radio 2 review - what's your flava?

My friend, let’s call her Kit, is having a rubbish time. Kat (that’s me) is too. If life’s got a flavour, it’s a shade darker than 99% cocoa. Kit...

CD: Iguana Death Cult - Nude Casino

The contemporary context of the Netherlands’s Iguana Death Cult is...

Charlotte Salomon: Life? or Theatre?, Jewish Museum London r...

For a loved one to die by suicide provokes both pain and hurt. Pain, because they are gone. Hurt, because it can feel like an indictment or a...

The Accident, Series Finale, Channel 4 review - ambitious mi...

Channel 4’s The Accident closed with a bang and a...

Touching the Void, Duke of York's Theatre review - not...

Theatre can touch thousands of lives. But can it compete with the success of a bestselling book? First published in 1988, mountaineer Joe Simpson'...