American theatremaker Richard Foreman’s King Cowboy Rufus Rules the Universe, in which a ruddy-faced Trump-like figure takes the title role, is currently receiving its UK premiere at the London Theatre Workshop. Director Patrick Kennedy explains why he relishes the “nauseating” challenge of staging Foreman’s work.
Ordinary Days is a one-act musical in which four young New Yorkers who aren’t quite happy with their lives sing out their troubles in just 70 minutes. The plot could be right out of Sex & the City, and it all comes across as a bit First World Problems, but the cast are great and there’s a kind of a twist at the end.
EastEnders’ Riley Carter Millington will star in Safe, which will run at the London Theatre Workshop from the 17th to the 22nd October 2016. Alexis Gregory’s verbatim theatre piece, directed by Robert Chevara will be the first production to take place in the London Theatre Workshop’s new home in Leadenhall Market.
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