Picasso London Reviews and Tickets

(4 Ratings)
Members say
Absorbing, Entertaining, Quirky, Great acting, Indulgent

About the Show

Terry d’Alfonso’s critically acclaimed play about the famous cubist painter.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (4)

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120 Reviews | 12 Followers
Funny, Quirky, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if you have interest in Picasso or in abusive relationships between artists and their muses in general.

Don't see it if you don't think you'd like a one-man show with a minimalistic set or you might get upset at the topic of psychological abuse. Read more

157 Reviews | 20 Followers
Intense, Romantic, Great acting, Entertaining, Absorbing

See it if You want to know more of Picasso which can be dark

Don't see it if You don't like when writers take creative liberties and project fiction as biography

108 Reviews | 12 Followers
Absorbing, Quirky, Indulgent, Cliched, Ambitious

See it if You want to know more about picasso and his relationship with women through his eyes

Don't see it if You want a balanced depiction with no self indulgence or don't like to see misogyny

7 Reviews | 0 Followers
Informative, Challenging, Entertaining, Clever, Absorbing

See it if One of the best plays I have seen - learned a lot about Picasso's (dysfunctional) relationships with women.

Don't see it if Challenging on power, sexuality and abuse of power

Critic Reviews (3)

January 30th, 2023

"The show therefore lacks light and shade and, in consequence, dramatic tension, the genius who is a bit of a bastard being a familiar trope. "
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The Stage (UK)
January 27th, 2023

"Masterson’s direction careens into overblown myth. Its expectation that we will take it seriously is eyebrow-raising. "
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Everything Theatre (UK)
January 28th, 2023

"This production shows no sympathy for 'Picasso'; he’s presented as a horrible misogynist, which doesn’t make for pleasant viewing."
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