Like many recent Medea revivals, Pecho Mama has tried to make the audience understand Medea’s actions, but here, like with others, they fail in articulating this huge moment in the play. There is real promise in much of the show’s material though.
Can you believe it? The list of my ‘shows to see’ is so packed with fantastic openings that there is no space for the two biggest shows out there – Follies and Network, both at the National Theatre. Instead, I wanted to focus on shows that you can see now, and which I think – in all my wisdom – promise to be exciting, relevant, and with something to say about who we are and the
Phina Oruche has had an extraordinary career. Growing up in Liverpool to Nigerian parents and desperately wanting to see more of the world, she let her best friend Amy talk her into doing a modelling photoshoot as a teenager. Soon she found herself living and working in London, then New York and LA.