GOING OUT: THE FIVE BEST PLAYS
Sunday 25 February 1996
COMPANY. Sam Mendes has assembled a dream company of his own for this revival of Sondheim's razor-sharp dissection of marriage and commitment. Donmar, WC2 (0171 369 1732). LAST WEEK (ends Sat). Mon-Sat 7.30-9.30. M: Wed & Sat 3.00.
THE GLASS MENAGERIE. West End transfer for Sam Mendes's production, with Zoe Wanamaker and the terrific Claire Skinner. Comedy, SW1 (0171 369 1731), to 16 Mar. Mon-Sat 7.30-9.50. M: Sat 3.00.
AN IDEAL HUSBAND. The ebullient Martin Shaw heads a 24-carat cast in Peter Hall's golden revival of Wilde. Haymarket, SW1 (0171 930 8800), to 20 Apr. Mon-Sat 7.45-10.30. M: Wed & Sat 3.00.
MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN. Towering performance from Diana Rigg in David Hare's superbly combative version of Brecht. Olivier, SE1 (0171 928 2252), to 28 Mar. Thurs-Sat 7.15-10. M: Sat 2.00. RB
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