Stage Traffic’s premiere of Sarah Rutherford’s darkly funny new play The Girl Who Fell has impressed critics for its warmth, quirkiness and offbeat sensitivity. We’ve rounded up review highlights. Time get booking!
Director Alexander Lass has teamed up with producer Debbie Hicks on two major play productions running at The Vaults this autumn: the first-ever revival of David Hare‘s 2003 play The Permanent Way, which opened in September, and, starting performances tonight (17 October 2019), the UK premiere of Sam Shepard‘s 2009 play Ages of the Moon. We caught up with him to learn …
Award-winning theatre director and producer Jonathan Church CBE, has announced the launch of a new production company Jonathan Church Theatre Productions supported by Trafalgar Entertainment’s Joint CEOs Sir Howard Panter and Dame Rosemary Squire.
The Show People Podcast is back and in this episode host Andrew Keates is joined by actor Danny-Boy Hatchard.
We’re counting down to the world premiere of The Girl Who Fell, Sarah Rutherford’s darkly funny new play about parenting and social media dangers, opening this month at Trafalgar Studios. Sneak a peek inside rehearsals with our new gallery – and then get booking!
How much do you know about “the Einstein of sex” Magnus Hirschfeld and his film Anders als die Andern? Discovering this 1919 silent gem one night on YouTube inspired playwright Claudio Macor to pen his new play about another little-known corner of cinematic and LGBTQ history.
Sarah Rutherford explores the dark side of social media in her new play The Girl Who Fell – but, on the plus side, she also has Twitter to thank for the play getting its premiere next month at Trafalgar Studios.
Actor Anthony Fagan, part of Proforca Theatre’s ‘family’, reunites with the team behind Feel to play “the most ordinary man in the world” forced to do the extraordinary in At Last. He told us more about the dystopian future drama and how it’s just inches from today’s reality. Time to get booking!
Are you counting down the minutes? Mischief Theatre’s long-running hits The Play That Goes Wrong and The Comedy About a Bank Robbery will be soon be joined in the West End by three brand-new shows as the original mischief-makers this month commence a year-long residency of premieres at the Vaudeville Theatre.
Penelope Skinner’s 2010 “modern urban fairytale” Eigengrau is revived at London’s Waterloo East Theatre this month. CentreStage’s Chloe Fry caught up with director Georgie Staight about why the play is so relatable, particularly for twenty-something Londoners. Time to get booking!
Proforca Theatre Company launches its second season in charge at north London’s Lion & Unicorn Theatre with the premiere of its own commission play At Last. We caught up with artistic director David Brady about the inspiration for the future history play and the challenges and rewards of running a venue. Time to get booking!
It is interesting that Camden People’s Theatre is running two, unconnected, shorts each evening, both exploring issues around women and the grief many experience when love goes wrong.
Recent Mountview graduate Olivia Wormald makes her professional debut this month in a regendered stage adaptation of The Mozart Question, Michael Morpurgo’s 2007 children’s book which she herself read as a child. We talked to her about inspiration and how music can save lives. Time to get booking!
Why have so few of us heard of Dora Maar, the French artist who was also the muse of Pablo Picasso? We talked to writer and director Antonia Georgieva about the need to “re-tell and re-member” the stories of women from the past, which she’s doing with Aslant Theatre Company and its debut play. Time to get booking!
Italian-American actors Alessandro Gruttadauria and Wanja Sellers wanted to perform a two-hander together. How did the London International Gospel Choir, a trip to Cornwall and the humble pasty feed into their Camden Fringe collaboration? We talked to Sellers about Lost Keys and Orgasms at the Pasty Motel. Time to get booking!
A central feature of Matt Franco’s solo piece Alpha Who? is panoramic scenography that responds to the performer. Learn more about this how this “painting in movement” is created, check out our gallery of stunning photos – and then experience it live at Camden Fringe, where the production runs at the Cockpit Theatre from 7 to 9 August only. Time to get booking!
The Mozart Question, a virtuosic monologue based on former Children’s Laureate Michael Morpurgo’s 2007 children’s book, comes to Camden Fringe in a regendered production, running from 13 to 18 August 2019 at Highgate’s Upstairs at the Gatehouse. Time to get booking!
The West End musical phenomenon Six by Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss will open in New York at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre on 12 March 2020. Performances will begin on 13 February 2020.
“What’s your show about?” can be one of the most difficult questions to answer. But Greek theatremaker Antigoni Spanou has got to a point of no fear when discussing her autobiographical, Shakespeare-themed, one-woman show Ophelia Rewound, which gets its London premiere next month during Camden Fringe. She told us more about it. Time to get booking!
Alpha Who?, created and performed by Matt Franco, explores what it means to be a man today at this year’s Camden Fringe, where it runs for three performances only from 7 to 9 August 2019 at London’s Cockpit Theatre. Time to get booking!