This vibrant, vicious, violent, and vivacious two-hour adaptation by Scott Graham and Simon Hoggett for Frantic Assembly at the Lyric Hammersmith places Othello in a land of gangs, drugs, and booze.
Lean, mean and totally uncompromising, Frantic Assembly bring a newly updated and gritty version of Shakespeare’s Othello to The Lowry as part of their UK tour. Razor-sharp and captivating, Frantic Assembly’s pulsating and athletic physical style adds new depth to Shakespeare’s text.
Access All Areas (AAA) and the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama (Central) are once again offering life-changing opportunities for performers to join their award-winning Performance Making Diploma for Learning Disabled and Autistic Adults.
Frantic Assembly’s new show I Think We Are Alone is thematically coherent, but the writing is too explicit and the staging too static.
Here’s our Top 10 list for 2019 with three musicals – Come From Away, Curve’s West Side Story and the touring production of Amelie dominating the top spots.
Frantic Assembly’s production of Anna Jordan’s play The Unreturning about three different men returning from (or amidst) war is a startling delve into the pull and promise of home, and the larger issues of (national) identity which spawn from that.
Frantic Assembly’s latest, The Unreturning, is a moving meditation on war and masculinity, thanks to playwright Anna Jordan.
The National Theatre has announced that The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, adapted by Simon Stephens from the novel by Mark Haddon, and directed by Marianne Elliott (War Horse, Angels in America, Company) will return to the West End in November 2018 for a limited season,
It’s hard to doubt the integrity of the process that produced Fatherland, but it must be admitted that its conclusions are generally already well known.
Artistic director of Theatre Royal Stratford East, Nadia Fall, has today announced her inaugural season, beginning this September.
It’s rare for a new production to be demonstrably better than its source text but this one by Frantic Assembly’s Things I Know To Be True by Geordie Brookman and Scott Graham shows it can happen.
This is a beautiful fringe revival of Abi Morgan’s masterpiece Tiny Dynamite at London’s Old Red Lion Theatre. A really lovely piece of theatre.
Fatherland has been described as a verbatim piece, though it is unclear how much the stories have been edited to fit the trio’s own agenda.
Vs is a short but energizing piece of dance theatre. It’s fun, but it would be even more fun if it didn’t come clothed in the relentless hype that Goode and his admirers have created around the show. You are entitled to believe that queer performance is the future of British theatre, but really you can only believe that this kind of devised live art is brilliant if you have no historical memory whatsoever.
National Youth Theatre announces its 2017 programme, including its latest West End repertory and its first-ever East End season at London’s Yard Theatre in Hackney.
Manchester International Festival has today announced John McGrath’s inaugural programme for the 2017 event, which runs Thursday 29 June to Sunday 16 July 2017.
Natalie Casey made her name on TV shows including teen soap Hollyoaks and sitcom Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps, but on stage is where you’re more likely to find her these days. No stranger to the Playhouse, she returns this week as part of the formidable ensemble cast of Things I […]
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