Insofar as it is humanly possible for any one person to know everything that is happening at the VAULT Festival this year, I present a handful of my recommendations for 2020.
The Park Theatre has been absolutely buzzing with two sell-out shows, including in Park 90, Tom Wright’s debut play My Dad’s Gap Year, which has nearly sold out the rest of its run too. What’s the secret alchemy between Wright and his director Rikki Beadle-Blair?
Tom Wright’s My Dad’s Gap Year, a new play about gender fluidity and family love, has some good moments.
While the play is set 13 years ago, many of the issues that Our Big Love Story raises are very pertinent today, as they have never really gone away. It offers a sombre and timely perspective on the individual versus society, and the struggle to retain one’s humanity.
it is the complexity of this sensory overload that Alistair Wilkinson captures evocatively in his dance-led devised piece Man-Cub. Trailed as a queer adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book