Reviews are in for Anupama Chandresekhar’s “startling and powerful” new “haunting beast of a play” When the Crows Visit at London’s Kiln Theatre, where it continues until 30 November. We’ve rounded up highlights from Asian culture vultures and other critics. Time to get booking!
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As we head towards another annual winter crisis for the over-stretched NHS, new play Blood Orange, written and performed Tania Amsel, explores the extra pressures heaped on junior doctors at Christmastime. It runs at London’s Old Red Lion Theatre from 10 December 2019 to 4 January 2020, with a press night on 12 December.
Hot on the heels of the critically acclaimed premiere of Claudio Macor’s new play Different From the Others, director Jenny Eastop’s production of Jules Verne’s globe-trotting romp Around the World in 80 Days transfers this month to Drayton Arms Theatre.
A hundred years after the release of the first-ever pro-gay film, Claudio Macor’s new play telling the story behind its making, Different From the Others, has premiered at London’s White Bear Theatre. “A well-crafted look at a bygone era and a story from gay history that demands to be told,” says Boy Magazine.
What can we expect from Theatrical Niche’s new version of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya? There may be some clues in these images straight from the rehearsal room. Take a look, then book your tickets.
What would you ask God if you had the chance? The team at God 2.0 want to know the answer and may even use it in their new show, which opens later this month. Book your tickets now.
Following a successful workshop read through in New York last year, new play Dora Versus Picasso will premiere at London’s Drayton Arms Theatre next month in a production staged by Fractured Time Productions. Get those tickets booked.
e-baby, Jane Cafarella’s 2015 comedy-drama about surrogacy, gets its UK premiere in a brand-new production at London’s Brockley Jack Theatre. Presented by Aequitas Theatre, it runs from 19 to 30 November 2019.
Casting has been revealed for the first London run of Charlotte Jones’ award-winning comedy, Martha, Josie and the Chinese Elvis, with Sioned Jones and Kellie Batchelor taking the title roles in the alternative Christmas treat. Book your tickets now.
Three generations and 500-odd pages of Isabel Allende’s best-selling 1982 novel The House of Spirits come to life onstage at London’s Cervantes Theatre in Paula Paz’s brand-new bilingual production. Have a look at sneak-peek production photo gallery – and then get booking!
The world premiere of leading Indian dramatist Anupama Chandresekhar’s When the Crows Visit has just officially opened at London’s Kiln Theatre, where it continues until 30 November. Have a look at artistic director Indhu Rubasingham’s sumptuous production – and then get booking!
“We were determined that our final season should not be full of rose-tinted reverence for the theatre’s past; we wanted to ensure that we continued to tell the most urgent stories of our time.” Owen Calvert-Lyons, Ovalhouse’s Head of Theatre & Artist Development, tells us about creating the Demolition Party season that will close the south London venue with a bang.
Have you ever seen a more stunning rehearsal space than that being used for Scena Mundi’s production of Murder in the Cathedral? Take a look at the awesome images, then book your tickets!
Love bridges the class divide in Simon de Cintra’s new 1950s-set play Bed Seven, which brings its spirit-lifting tale to the Tristan Bates Theatre next month. Time to book your tickets.
A new physical theatre adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya, which has been touring England and Northern Ireland this autumn, arrives in London for two weeks later this month, playing in both the north and the south of the capital. Book your tickets now.
Discover the Victorian fun on offer with Sherlock Holmes in A Scandal in Bohemia (and other tales) with the trailer for the Struts And Frets production running at the Tristan Bates Theatre this week, then book your tickets quickly!
Caridad Svich’s award-winning stage adaptation of Isabel Allende’s best-selling 1982 novel The House of Spirits is now previewing at London’s Cervantes Theatre. We thumbed through the novel for a reminder of some of our favourite quotes. How many feature in the play?
Ten years after its world premiere and two years after the playwright’s death, Sam Shepard’s Ages of the Moon receives a “finely tuned” UK premiere care of director Alexander Lass and stars Joseph Marcell and Christopher Fairbank. We’ve rounded up review highlights. Time to get booking!
How did a child’s question lead to new satire God 2.0? Playwright/director Andrew Bruce-Lockhart explains all. Book your tickets now!
Thriller fans are in for a white-knuckle treat this winter as Sam Ra’s new drama You Game brings its twisty, turny tale to RADA Studios. Time to book those tickets.