One of the knock-on effects of the current pandemic is that theatres have had to rise to the challenge of being ever more inventive in terms of form and content; Letters from The Gate Theatre follows this trend.
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Squad Goals tackles the limits opportunities women have to face while the other gender seems to have such vast chances at one of the world most successful and followed professions.
Play Dead London, a company specialising in immersive murder-mysteries, first arrived on the scene in 2012 and, judging by their reviews, it has most certainly made an impact in the immersive market.
Raising money for three charities: Hope Mill Theatre (A Factory of Creativity CIO), Acting For Others and National AIDS Trust, Godspell looks towards a brighter future post-lockdown.
Glenn Chandler and Charles Miller have transformed the true story of Fanny and Stella into a musical “romp” packed with puns, comedy songs, a cavalcade of flamboyant characters, and optimism at its heart.
To see the kind of comedy gold Shake it Up: The Improvised Shakespeare Show provides in the face of adversity is a very encouraging and intrinsic inspiration.
Joseph and the Amazing All Star Concert brings cast members from across the world together virtually for an all too brief sing-song that will have you dancing in your seat.
Primrose Path is Mannequin Mouth’s first recorded theatrical production, catered to viewers specifically to watch from their own home.
If men were the people expected to plan their lives around having children with any expediency, there would be no gender wage gap.
Online theatre is a great way to see shows, especially in these hard times, and especially for those who cannot afford or are able to watch them live because they live further away from London.
A simply superb production, Drip Drip Drip is flawlessly performed, powerful, righteously angry, poetic and emotionally devastating.
The Special Relationship is a brilliant satire served with a chilling dose of real-life stories of men and women torn apart from their families and deported back to the UK from the US while serving prison sentences.
A theatrical adventure taking in both the virtual and real world, Jekyll and Hyde at the Vaults is fantastically put together and orchestrated.
With an infectious soundtrack, bags of energy and a brilliant cast, this is a unique and entertaining production. It’s easy to see why Be More Chill is a fan favourite and long may it last.
In Crooks 1926 the cast cleverly weaves in all the audience so everyone has a part to play and it all comes together brilliantly.
Musik is the spin-off from the original 2001 Closer to Heaven musical collaboration from Jonathan Harvey and the Pet Shop Boys, bringing the former fictional euro diva character, Billie Trix, back in a cabaret-style show to tell her personal Zeligesque life story in biographical vignettes.
Alternating historical poorly-researched lessons, German psychedelic music routines and and ill-fitted frocks, there is not a dull moment in The Six Wives of Henry VIII.
Blitz! encapsulates all the emotions across the board with enthusiasm exuding from all the cast keen to make you connect with all their individual stories.
None of the songs are too long in The Jury and they are all well written and never bore – this is a strong new musical and won’t vanish from the stages too soon.
The evocative music synergises well with the poetic narration in Persona and adds emphasis to important plot points, while also giving a sense of pressure and entrapment.