We Perform It is pleased to announce that the 2022 We Perform It Online Acting Competition is now open. Entry to the competition is free and with a prize of £1,000.
First reviews are in for Michael Southan’s “comical, heart-warming and enlightening” debut play Kerbs. The new comedy about dating whilst disabled, co-produced by Graeae and Belgrade Theatre, is now on tour. Don’t miss!
On LoveLondonLoveCulture, Emma Clarendon rounds up the reviews for Bill Augustin and Andrew Abrams’ new musical But I’m a Cheerleader, running at London’s Turbine Theatre until 16 April 2022.
We chatted to Sasha Frost about starring in the new stage adaptation of Jane Austen’s literary classic Persuasion, now at Kingston’s Rose Theatre before Alexandra Palace and Oxford Playhouse.
She can’t get enough of London and London can’t get enough of her! Internationally acclaimed, Italian cabaret artist Anita Luna returns this month with THE DIVA. Before packing her bags, she took a break to tell us more about the award-winning one-woman show.
On LoveLondonLoveCulture, Emma Clarendon rounds up the reviews for Sian Carter’s debut play Running with Lions. The premiere production runs at London’s Lyric Hammersmith until 12 March 2022.
On LoveLondonLoveCulture, Emma Clarendon rounds up the reviews for the world premiere of Florian Zeller’s new play The Forest, directed by Jonathan Kent and starring Toby Stephens at London’s Hampstead Theatre.
Emma Clarendon rounds up the reviews for Omar Elerian’s revival of Eugène Ionesco’s absurdist comedy The Chairs. Real-life husband and wife Marcello Magni and Kathryn Hunter star.
In Nadim Naaman and Dana Al Fardan’s new musical Broken Wings, there are plenty of soaring melodies for lovers and just as many haunted and broken-hearted ballads for the less romantic.
Jamie O’Neill stars in Proforca Theatre’s Volcano, co-written by James Lewis and Georgie Bailey, which premieres at London’s Lion & Unicorn Theatre from 8 to 12 March 2022. He took a break from rehearsals to tell us more about it.
Debs Newbold’s Offies-nominated, one-woman Lost in Blue is “a gripping story… as hilarious as it is poignant”, says Broadway Baby. We’ve rounded up highlights from the show’s raft of other five- and four-star reviews. Just a handful of chances left to see the show at London’s Lion & Unicorn Theatre, where it must end this Saturday 26 February 2022.
Rosie Day’s wonderful rollercoaster ride of a debut play Instructions for a Teenage Armageddon, which she also performs, ends with the by-then 16-year-old protagonist writing a letter of advice to her younger self (and younger stepsister).
Featuring a luscious score and heartfelt performances, Broken Wings gets a chance to soar in this touching if occasionally overblown production.
Regular readers will know that my name is Mark and I’m an addict — a theatre addict — and much else; if you have an addictive personality, you addict to anything that makes you feel different — sex, sugar, coffee, and in my case, theatre, too.
We think that The Merchant of Venice was written between 1596 and 1599 – in the twilight years of Elizabeth’s reign. It was printed in 1600 and so had, one assumes, already been performed by then.
Debs Newbold officially opens to press tonight (17 February 2022) at London’s Lion & Unicorn Theatre in her acclaimed one-woman show Lost in Blue, running for a limited season until 26 February 2022. Have a look at our bumper gallery of brand-new production photos, which really capture the dynamism of Debs’ storytelling. Time to get booking!
I finally caught SIX’s Broadway incarnation. And I made a night of it: since the show runs for just 70 minutes, I was able to hotfoot it after to see Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss, its co-authors and creators, in a cabaret at 54 Below.
On LoveLondonLoveCulture, Emma Clarendon rounds up the reviews for Hamlet, the first indoor production of Shakespeare’s play at Shakespeare’s Globe, now running in the candlelit Sam Wanamaker Playhouse until 9 April 2022.
We’re counting down to the London transfer of Debs Newbold’s acclaimed one-woman show Lost in Blue, which runs at the Lion & Unicorn Theatre from 15 to 26 February 2022. The evocative trailer shows how storytelling, live music and sound technology blend together to brilliant effect.
On LoveLondonLoveCulture, Emma Clarendon rounds up the reviews for the latest revival of Caryl Churchill’s two-hander A Number, now starring Lennie James at Paapa Essiedu at the Old Vic Theatre until 19 March 2022.