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Sarah Jessica Parker looks in high spirits as she signs autographs at The Savoy Theatre after receiving scathing reviews for her West End debut

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Sarah Jessica Parker looked in good spirits as she was greeted by fans by The Savoy Theatre stage door on Monday after her performance in Plaza Suite.

The actress, 58, signed autographs and posed for selfies with fans before heading home for the evening. 

She cut a stylish figure in a black blazer which she layered over a matching shirt and accessorised with a long gold necklace. 

Sarah and husband Matthew Broderick, 61, who have been married for almost 30 years, made their West End debut playing Karen and Sam in the romantic comedy Plaza Suite in January. 

Unfortunately, though their performances have been praised, the play overall has received very negative reviews.

Sarah Jessica Parker looked in good spirits as she was greeted by fans at The Savoy Theatre stage door on Monday after her performance in Plaza Suite

Sarah Jessica Parker looked in good spirits as she was greeted by fans at The Savoy Theatre stage door on Monday after her performance in Plaza Suite 

Sarah and husband Matthew Broderick, 61, who have been married for almost 30 years, made their West End debut playing Karen and Sam in the romantic comedy Plaza Suite in January

Sarah and husband Matthew Broderick, 61, who have been married for almost 30 years, made their West End debut playing Karen and Sam in the romantic comedy Plaza Suite in January

Plaza Suite is romantic comedy composed of three acts, each involving different couples living in Suite 719 of New York City’s Plaza Hotel.

The Independent ‘s Alice Saville was wholly unflattering, with a lacklustre two stars for her review of the play.

She mused: ‘Real-life couple Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick cannot save Neil Simon’s dated romcom’.

The Guardian branded the play ‘a celebrity circus’, with Arifa Akbar blasting the audience’s feverish excitement – complete with stealth phone usage and prolonged applause – despite the play’s alleged ‘flat and forgettable’ form.

She penned: ‘The production seems effectively to coast on the fame of its two stars. What a low, lazy bar to set at such a high price (some premium “package” seats have reportedly sold for £395)… times are tough for the arts but commercial theatre can surely be braver than this.’

Sarah Hemming, of The Financial Times, gave a lukewarm three stars but placed more blame on the age of the play and its fusty writing than the stars.

She wrote: ‘More than 50 years on, the comedy has aged; each act, though short, feels overextended, while the scenes never really explore the loneliness and pain that can lurk beneath the comedy.’

Time Out’s Andrzej Lukowski joined the masses in commenting on the ticket price, noting that it is Sarah’s presence which warrants ‘printing money’ with the price.

The actress, 58, signed autographs and posed for selfies with waiting fans before heading home for the evening

The actress, 58, signed autographs and posed for selfies with waiting fans before heading home for the evening

Though both spouses have theatre experience, only Matthew has been awarded for it, having received a Tony Award twice.

Sarah hasn’t appeared on Broadway since 1995, when she took over the Rosemary Pillkington role from Megan Mullally in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.

Meanwhile, Matthew’s last foray into theatre was in 2019 when he made his West End debut in The Starry Messenger with Elizabeth McGovern. 

Sarah recently finished filming And Just Like That…, a continuation of Sex And The City, which has been renewed for a third series.

She cut a stylish figure in a black ensemble as she flashed her gorgeous smile despite getting numerous scathing reviews about her West End play

She cut a stylish figure in a black ensemble as she flashed her gorgeous smile despite getting numerous scathing reviews about her West End play

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