Whilst the script for Faces In The Crowd demands unwavering focus and attention in order to not get lost, women’s individuality, voice and their suppression by patriarchal systems are profoundly resonant.
Chiaroscuro is a relevant, moving production, addressing issues of sexuality and identity & focusing on characters that are often left out of theatrical narratives. It is a vital and vibrant contribution to contemporary theatre.
Chiaroscuro succeeds as a celebration of how the lives of different black women are thriving, whatever their sexuality.
Lively gig theatre revival of Jackie Kay’s Chiaroscuroa, a 1980s account of the black lesbian experience doesn’t quite work.
Lynette Linton brings together this story in a beautiful and explosive manner through her direction of Chiaroscuro.
On the one hand, that the VAULT Festival has expanded to over 300 shows running over eight weeks is fantastic news for the emerging theatremakers that it supports.
As rehearsals start for Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre, full casting is announced. Joining Declan Bennett as Jesus are: Tyrone Huntley as Judas, with Anoushka Lucas as Mary Magdelene, David Thaxton as Pilate, Cavin Cornwall as Caiaphas, Peter Caulfield as Herod, Phil King as Peter, Joel Harper-Jackson as Simon Zealotes and Sean Kingsley as Annas.