RAYA: ★★★★ FROM THE TELEGRAPH
Posted on 19 June 2021.
Posted in: Theatre Reviews
Raya, Hampstead Theatre, review: at last, a grown-up treatment of menopause on stage
, The tELEGRAPH
'Quite apart from the refreshing sight of two adults on the cusp of 50 negotiating the sort of alcohol-fuelled sexual uncertainties that are usually the preserve of 20-something characters, Bruce is acute on the way personal anxieties and need cloud our ability to read another person. There is comedy of the most painful sort as Alex and Jason ping back and forth, Alex lurching between desire and disappointment in ways that feel both genuine and vaguely manipulative; Jason preoccupied but at pains to remain decent...'
To read the full review visit The Telegraph online here.
Raya now plays Downstairs until 24 July. Currently sold out but keep an eye on the production page for returns.