Lots of different things opening across the country in March. In London there are a lot of Fringe and Off West End productions coming your way.
However, a couple of interesting tweets popped up from Channel 4’s political correspondent, Michael Crick, that seemed to get people’s juices flowing – one of which makes a rather pertinent point. What do we buy programmes for? What is the point of them?
After Chivaree Circus’ No Show last year which highlighted the frustrations of female circus artists, the presence of such skilled performers in Becoming Shades at the VAULT Festival, a piece devised for them, feels like the future of circus.
Donning black gauze masks for our mouth and nose, we are led into the underworld poetry of Becoming Shades, at The Vaults, a moving dream of Persephone’s journey into Hades from the creative team of Chivaree Circus and Upstage Creative.
Lots & lots of shows have their first performances in London and across the country this month, including new productions of Pinter’s The Birthday Party, Wilde’s Lady Windermere’s Fan, and Shakespeare’s All’s Well That Ends Well.