Neck braces, guns and lots of anguish – that’s what we initially take from Marian Medic’s new production images for Finborough Theatre’s world premiere of Tegan McLeod’s Lunatic 19s – A Deportational Road Trip. Check out the gallery, then book your tickets.
Columbian performer and Royal Ballet principal Fernando Montano on what moved him to create an evening of performance supporting the Marine Conservation Society, shooting incredible underwater images and an unsung hero of British theatre. Read the interview then book your tickets for Fernando Montano and Friends – Dance for the Sea.
Italian company i Birbanti heads to London later this month to stage the international debut of their drama, set in the world of adult entertainment, The Last King of Porn. Book your tickets now!
An Off-Broadway show with the nerve to charge Broadway prices, the “Bard Summerscape Production of” Oklahoma! plays out like a cynical practical joke on theatregoers. The egregious experiment is a blight on 75-plus years of American musical theatre.
A truly spectacular spectacular, Moulin Rouge burns through the budget of a hundred musicals, all in the quest for extravagant entertainment.
Pure escapist fun, new Broadway musical Beetlejuice runs high on daffy hilarity with an irresistible undercurrent of snarky wickedness.
Leading Latin American dance star and Royal Ballet soloist Fernando Montano will stage Fernando Montano and Friends – Dance for the Sea, an evening of music and dance, later this month to raise both awareness and funds for the Marine Conservation Society. Book your tickets now!
Broadway’s current production’s cast recording brings Alan Jay Lerner and Fredrick Loewe’s glorious score for My Fair Lady beautifully to life.
This year’s Vibrant – A Festival of Finborough Playwrights concludes in Week Three, featuring three new plays that shine a light on challenges in modern Britain care of ETPEP Award winner Abigail Andjel, Olivier Award nominee Athena Stevens and Hannah Morley. We caught up with each of them in the last of our three-part festival interview series. Time to get booking!
Love London Love Culture’s Emma Clarendon picks out some of the shows on Broadway she wants most to see…
The classic advice for writers is to ‘write what you know’. That’s exactly what journalist and playwright Tony Leliw has done in creating his new comedy Sushi Girls. Find out how playing host to students and visiting Japan led to the new play that runs as part of the Japan-UK Season of Culture, the book your tickets!
It’s not every day that you’re taught to deliver a knockout blow with the butt of a gun, or, at least, appear to convincingly do so, but that’s what’s been happening in rehearsals for the world premiere of Tegan McLeod’s Lunatic 19s – A Deportational Road Trip.
Storm Boy is theatre for children and yet it is not children’s theatre. As memorable family entertainment it is very hard to beat, with the additional benefit of possibly inspiring follow-up conversations on deeper issues.
Week Two of this year’s Vibrant – A Festival of Finborough Playwrights, features new plays set in Quebec, New Zealand and the bedroom, care of Colleen Murphy, Albert Belz and Sharmila Chauhan. We found out more about each of them in the second of our three-part festival interview series. Time to get booking!
What reasons might there be for a perfectly sane and strong woman to take her children’s lives? That’s the question, that grew out of studying Medea, that sparked Fall Prettier, the glittery, tuneful new production from Wet Paint. Co-creator Therese Ramstedt explains it all below. Have a read, then book your tickets
Jean-Paul Sartre wrote 1943’s The Flies while living in Nazi-occupied Paris. Exchange Theatre, dedicated to bringing French theatre to British audiences, has given it a modern, multimedia pop opera twist for our times in their celebrated revival, now running at the Bunker Theatre. Check out our full gallery of production shots – and then get booking!
Sushi Girls, Tony Leliw’s new comedy about a pair of Japanese students living in London, will bring its tale of cultural confusion to Theatro Technis in July. Book your tickets now!
New international performance collaboration Wet Paint brings its first production, Fall Prettier, to The Space later this month, promising a wacky, brutal and glitter-dusted take on appropriation of women’s narratives. Time to book your tickets!
Week One of this year’s Vibrant – A Festival of Finborough Playwrights, features new plays set in Israel, Turkey and your local pub, care of Einat Weizman (and Palestinian political prisoners), Melis Aker and Stewart Pringle. We caught up with each of them in the first of our three-part festival interview series. Time to get booking!
Electra, Orestes and their tragic family take to the stage from tonight (11 June 2019) at London’s Bunker Theatre, with Exchange Theatre’s tenth-anniversary revival of Jean-Paul Sartre’s The Flies. Meet them all with our gallery of character portraits. Time to get booking!