How well do you know Soviet-era Russian plays? Following her reinvention of Mikhail Bulgakov’s Flight, Ukrainian-born Gamayun Theatre founder Asya Sosis directs a new reimagining of rarely-seen Soviet political satire Dragon. She told us more about its significance. Time to get booking!
Proforca Theatre’s At Last, which received both OffWestEnd.com Offies and London Pub Theatres Award nominations for its premiere in September, returns by popular demand in December with new dates in London and Coventry, and the full original cast reprising their roles.
When helping others is at the heart of your career, what happens when you’re the one who needs help? We talked to Tania Amsel about her new one-woman play Blood Orange, told from the perspective of an overwhelmed junior doctor at Christmas.
A Little Princess, the classic children’s novel by The Secret Garden author Frances Hodgson Burnett, gets a Christmas run at London’s Drayton Arms Theatre, in a brand-new stage version adapted and directed by Rachael Bellis.
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.
As the RSC’s latest staging of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew, here’s a throwback to when Mate Terri Paddock chaired a fascinating panel discussion in Stratford-upon-Avon around the themes in the play and production.
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.
The world premiere of When the Crows Visit reunites writer Anupama Chandresekhar and director Indhu Rubasingham (and leading lady Ayesha Dharker), who have the Royal Court Theatre’s late international director Elyse Dodgson to thank for bringing them together.
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.