Elephant in the Room piece still feels like it’s in development what with its simple structure, but its otherwise a compelling capture of a feeling that can eat you alive, and the struggle to not let it overcome you.
Cosmopolitan’s current most-read article is a feature on a $35 maternity dress worn by Megan Markle. This is, as explored in performance artist Paula Varjack’s latest work, an example of post-recession celebrity dressing. Yet mixing a Gucci top with Topshop jeans is a distant dream to those of us who will never be able to afford to wear Gucci.
We’re counting down to the premiere of Max Wilkinson’s absurdist, time-romping comedy Ghost Fruit, opening next week at Camden People’s Theatre. The four-strong cast play 18 roles between them, including Franz Kafka, Truman Capote, Elizabeth Taylor and Billie Holiday. Sneak a peek at how they’re getting on in rehearsals with our bumper photo gallery – and then get booking!
What do Franz Kafka, Truman Capote, Elizabeth Taylor, Billie Holiday and a sheepdog have in common? Ghost Fruit, a new absurdist comedy written and directed by Max Wilkinson, gets its world premiere this month at Camden’s People Theatre, in a strictly limited season from 15 to 19 January 2019. Time to get booking!
Haley McGee’s The Ex-Boyfriend Yard Sale is an intimate work that draws on numerous techniques that both move and surprise, and the effect is one of warmth and care.
In The Ex-Boyfriend Yard Sale, Haley McGee not only re-examines eight former relationships but assesses the potential of assigning a monetary value to items that have an emotional connection.
Miriam Gould and Judita Vivas, also known as Double Trouble, tackle the theme of displacement as the creators and performers of Adventures in Black & White.
Elephant and Castle is a joy, quizzical and gently thought-provoking, delivering sound performances from Tom Adams and Lillian Henley, underscored witty lyricism, retro sounds and daft, brow-raising humour.
I’m loving the line-up for May so I’ve all my fingers crossed that you’ll find something in this list for you too.
In a world that’s more reliant than ever on smartphones and up-to-date information, it’s amazing, as this play shows, how people are still susceptible to miscommunication and obstacles to spending time together.