Vassa London Reviews and Tickets

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Flat, Dull

About the Show

Gorky's riveting play about a matriarch who attempts to save the family's dynasty from decline.

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Flat, Dull

See it if you fance seeing a decent drama with decent acting, though nothing special.

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Critic Reviews (10)

The Telegraph (UK)
October 22nd, 2019

A rare misfire from north london's creative powerhouse.
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London Theatre
October 23rd, 2019

The capable actors are directed, it seems, to extremes of caricature and over-acting...the year's most disappointing show so far.
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WhatsOnStage
October 22nd, 2019

You have a sense of everyone working very hard to make something fly. Vassa remains resolutely earthbound, not quite funny enough or black enough to make its mark.
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The Guardian (UK)
October 22nd, 2019

Siobhan Redmond is impressive as a tyrannical mother trying to rescue her debt-ridden family in Tinuke Craig’s strangely rootless production
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The Arts Desk
October 23rd, 2019

Gorky play suffers an identity crisis in uneasily-pitched revival.
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The Times (UK)
October 22nd, 2019

I have seen shows worse than Vassa, but I have seen few productions with a less sure sense of what they are.
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Time Out London
October 22nd, 2019

Bartlett’s adaptation is very, very funny, and its nihilist jokes are underscored by Craig’s uproarious staging.
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The Independent (UK)
October 22nd, 2019

Siobhan Redmond shines in this disgracefully funny adaptation of Maxim Gorky’s 1910 play...The whole evening yammers with talent.
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