Calling their collection Grimm Tales For Fragile Times And Broken People, Creation have woven together five of the Grimm brothers’ stories which have resonances with the current lockdown situation and the issues of confinement and mental health.
Fresh from winning an ONCOMM Award for their inventive reinvention of Wonderland in Alice – A Virtual Theme Park, Creation Theatre is continuing its exploration of the digital auditorium with their newest production Grimm Tales for Fragile Times and Broken People.
Oxford-based Creation Theatre is presenting its online production of Grimm Tales for Fragile Times & Broken People, a deliciously dark and twisted set of fairy tales, from 28 January to 14 February 2021.
The wide range of characters, sound and visual effects, and pithy commentary make for excellent entertainment in Creation Theatre’s The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz.
Not quite ‘when shall we three Zoom again’, Big Telly Theatre’s imaginative online version of Macbeth has some impressive moments.
With some scenes of conflict filmed in a style which evokes the “found-footage” style seen in The Blair Witch Project and others, this Big Telly Theatre Company’s Macbeth – for which audience members are instructed to draw the curtains and dim the lights – offers psychological chills from the start.
Doing the Macarena with the Queen of Hearts? But of course. Alice – A Virtual Theme Park does an excellent job of blending technical innovation with live theatre
Creation Theatre’s Alice: A Virtual Theme Park, a digital version of Wonderland, highlights just how possible it is to be as creative as possible but still retain the strength story.