The highly-feted Broadway production of Neil Simon's classic play Plaza Suite opened on the West End stage on January 15th and has now extended its run from March to April 13th. With direction by John Benjamin Hickey and starring multi-award-winners Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick, this production was highly anticipated.
First debuting on Broadway in 1968, Plaza Suite played an unprecedented 1,097 performances and starred two of the time's biggest screen actors (much like this 2020 revival), George C. Scott and Maureen Stapleton as the lovers. In three separate acts, Plaza Suite focuses on three couples navigating love and life, with hilarious consequences, in Suite 719 of the Plaza Hotel.
The critics have had their say on Plaza Suite; see below for their thoughts!
"Sarah Jessica Parker with Broderick as Ken to her Barbie is worth it."
"it's thrilling to see Sarah Jessica Parker make her London theatre debut, showing off considerable comic chops and an easy onstage rapport with her husband Matthew Broderick."
The Evening Standard
"While it might be a stretch to say she's worth every penny of the full price, she's terrific entertainment value... Parker offers immaculate room-service as she delivers polished rounds of rueful wisecracks"
"The public appetite for this show, which has extended its run, stems greatly from Parker's presence."
"Laughs rang out throughout the performance, followed by a heartfelt standing ovation, to which Parker giddily waved back, girlishly crouching down as the curtain lowered."
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