Red beautifully demonstrates the central thesis that sons must challenge fathers, the old must give way to the new and art and theatre must constantly evolve and change in order to survive – a lesson which has been all too evident as Lockdown2 comes to a close.
Originally part of The Actors Centre’s Working Class Season, curated by Actor Awareness in 2019, In Search of a White Identity has been reimagined following the Covid-19 pandemic and is part of the Centre’s new season of on-demand theatre.
Actor Marc Bosch plays Sergi in GHBoy which runs at London’s Charing Cross Theatre from 3-30 December 2020. Originally from Barcelona, he made his professional stage debut earlier this year in Justícia at the National Theatre of Barcelona. His television credits include The Split and Sky Rojo.
The Half Moon Theatre has been sharing a wide variety of shows for children during theatre lockdown, and in its latest, The House That Jackson Built written and performed by Justin Coe, they retain their high standards.
Cliffordkuju Henry’s powerful two-hander In Search of a White Identity explores issues that have been particularly sharpened into focus with the events of this year.
Death Of England: Delroy is by Clint Dyer and Roy Williams and is a response to their own earlier play, simply called Death Of England which played at the National Theatre before Covid hoved into our lives.
Fibres, the online filmed version of the 2019 Citizens and Stellar Quines co-production, offers humour, emotion and political impact.
Filmed inside The Theatre Cafe and out and about, this latest episode of The Theatre Channel’s series of musical theatre showcases features songs from rock musicals.
Currently streaming via The Actors Centre, Shaken is a one-person production by writer/director/performer Mariana Lafón.
Play Inside is an experimental podcast that brings its first series, Other Mothers, to our homes. With a diverse range of writers and actors from disabled, queer and ethnic minority backgrounds, it definitely holds itself accountable for an inclusive production.
Unfamiliar is a sensitive piece of work which explores a facet of queerness and masculinity we do not often see.
Philip Ridley’s play The Poltergeist made an intimate transition to the screen and will be unmissable as soon as live performances can be scheduled.
While the play addresses the hopes and fears of those seeking to escape destitution (and achieve a better life), much like the fairy tale it mimics, Caperucita through its choreography and poetic use of language evokes a Lorca-esque quality to the proceedings.
The character of Baron Munchausen has a long and illustrious history (he first appeared in 1785) but is probably best known in this country via Terry Gilliam’s 1988 film. Some of the spirit of that adaptation is to be found in Spiteful Puppet’s six part audio drama The Barren Author.
An “absurdist adaptation of Kafka” by CVIV Arts, The Hunger Artist opens with three people brightly lit on a stage with wooden flooring. A chalk board detailing “warder” and “day” suggests some form of prison.
Written and conceived by Peter Polycarpou, Falling Stars is a charming and fascinating exploration of composers, collaborators and publishers of the 1920s.
NAKED is a powerful, funny and thoroughly engaging piece of physical theatre. It is the first show from performers Luke Vincent and Paige-Marie Baker-Carroll of the NAKEDpresents queer collective.
A tour de force performance (mark Joseph Potter as one to watch) in a brilliant monologue on an empty stage, you will not want to miss Philip Ridley’s The Poltergeist.
There is a timeliness and emotional truth to Shrapnel, Production Lines’online play by CMFWood, that is enhanced by being presented live.
Rob Houchen and Celinde Schoenmaker star in a beautifully sung, beautifully filmed digital version of Sondheim’s revue Marry Me A Little for the Barn Theatre.