Wildcard Theatre promises “Shakespeare like you have never experienced it before”, and they deliver in spades with this new gig-style reinvention of The Tempest in the perfect setting of the Pleasance’s cabaret-configured main house.
‘It’s inspired by Jim Henderson’s Labyrinth, Mad Max & Burning Man’: Luke W Robson on the design for Wildcard’s gig-theatre Tempest
Wildcard Theatre’s new gig-theatre reimagining of Shakespeare’s Tempest opens this week at London’s Pleasance Theatre. Designer Luke W Robson took a break from preparations to help us hyphenate gig-theatre and talk about sundials, sustainability and sexiness in creating the show’s look and feel.
NEWS: After Electrolyte success, Wildcard presents new gig-style Tempest at Pleasance
Wildcard Theatre, the multi-award-winning company behind Edinburgh Fringe hit Electrolyte, mounts a highly anticipated new production of Tempest, coming to London’s Pleasance Theatre from 11 March to 3 April 2022. Time to get booking!
‘We are made of stardust & dreams’: ELECTROLYTE – Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival (Online review)
This week is National Mental Health Awareness Week and never before has it seemed so needed. Locked away from the distractions of normality, we have been faced with our own four walls for weeks on end, with only social media keeping us connected to those we miss, and those we don’t…
‘Genre-defining’: ELECTROLYTE – Edinburgh Fringe ★★★★
Electrolyte is a special piece of theatre that fuses spoken word with all the key components of a gig – a great way to keep the mental health conversation going.
‘Potentially the best piece of theatre I have ever seen’: ELECTROLYTE – Touring ★★★★★
I truly believe that Electrolyte is doing positive things to bring mental health to the surface in a safe space where people can see themselves reflected in art, as well as start important conversations.