Hermione and Polixenes are King Leontes’ puppets in a beautifully choreographed opening to Cheek by Jowl’s The Winter’s Tale. The […]
Canadian playwright Jordan Tannahill puts together two things in Late Company that should never mix: dinner parties and grief.
Jez Butterworth’s brilliance is found somewhere in the way that he sets up conflict – a sense of […]
It’s been seven months since I started a full time job in a producing theatre. I’ve learnt many, […]
That the family business at the centre of this play is a rubber shop makes for some great gags […]
From a typically quizzical perspective, Tom Stoppard’s 1974 play Travesties presents the memories and fantasies of an amnesiac elderly man named Henry Carr. Tom Hollander (The Night Manager, Rev) gives the lead character a soft-hearted and generous demeanour to match his risible love for a well-cut suit.
A hymn to the labors of sisterhood and the collective efforts of love, The Swarm sits somewhere between a choral concert with physical movement sequences, and a bare stage modern opera without a story but a clear emotional ark.
*Originally published by A Younger Theatre* School Play, by Alex Mackeith, is at its best when the dialogue […]
This happened to me this week and it was FREAKY. A boy in a play looked exactly like this boy I dated at uni. It was basically like time travel.
I’ve been thinking about how little we take contemporary faith seriously on stage, whatever form of religion or spiritualism that takes. […]