This story contains no real heroes or villains. It is a brutal tale that focuses on the harsh realities of mortality, and our helplessness in grief and the emotional complexities of its process. This production tells it very well, especially in the quietest of scenes. A Monster Calls is not to be missed.
Venezuelan writer Gustavo Ott’s Your Molotov Kisses is relocated to London for its UK premiere at Camden Fringe next month. Director Gianluca Lello tells us what drew him to the piece, why Camden is such an important alternative to Edinburgh come August, and how “people who lie, scheme and delude themselves to get ahead” create such great drama. Check out our interview below – and then get booking!
“Bloody hell!” said The Stage of newcomer Sarah Louise Hughes, who takes the title role in The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, the final hit offering in the Barn Theatre, Cirencester’s inaugural season. Ahead of Mates co-founder Terri Paddock’s post-show Q&A with Hughes, director Michael Strassen and the cast this Friday night, we’ve rounded up other review highlights that show why Barn productions really are #theatreworthtravellingfor. Time to get booking!
If Mark Gatiss tweets his love for your show, you must be doing something right! Just opened on Friday (13 July 2018), the world premiere of Alkaline has already garnered some great reviews as well as praise from Gatiss as well as other big hitters. We’ve rounded up these top tweets and some of our favourite review highlights below. Time to get booking!