London’s Jermyn Street Theatre has announced its first full season since reopening with the Footprints Festival earlier this year. The Encounters Season, which runs from mid-September to the end of the year, features some of the UK’s best-known stage names.
When Chirolles Khalil’s production of This Beautiful Future at Jermyn Street Theatre works it is by laying out before us the hopelessness of innocence in a savage wartime world, and underlining the banality of evil.
Footprints Festival at Jermyn Street celebrates female empowerment
Ode To Joyce is an enjoyable 75 minute celebration of the wit and wisdom of a self-effacing performer who did much to pave the way for a later generation of women to seize the comic nettle.
With some subtle Hitchcock references and more than a hint of Sam Shephard about it, Rocky Road, like its confectionery counterpart, is a sweet moreish treat with some hidden surprises.
English theatres will finally be able to reopen their doors from next week after the Government today confirmed the next stage of its post lockdown roadmap will begin on 17 May 2021.
A tense, psychological thriller, Shaun McKenna’s new play Rocky Road is a two-hander set across a couple of flats where new tenant Kirsten Foster meets building manager Tyger Drew-Honey. There is a mystery we slowly become privy to – old wounds, ethical dilemmas.
Ian Hallard’s debut play Adventurous finds a gently comic soul in its exploration of middle-aged online pandemic dating.
Actor Ian Hallard chats about his debut play Adventurous which is being produced online by the Jermyn Street Theatre.
The winners of the Off West End Awards 2021, encompassing the Offies, OffFest, OnComm and OneOff Awards, have been announced in an online ceremony on 21 February 2021 via Scenesaver.
Skye Hallam’s thoughtful and warm play Heads Or Tails exploring life, death and everything in between, manages to cover a lot of topics in 40 minutes.
Yesterday I watched Skye Hallam’s excellent one-woman show, Heads or Tails, one of the headline acts at the new Living Record Festival. It’s a gently confessional monologue about the afterlife spoken by 25-year-old Steph, who has – as they say – been “taken too soon”.
The Stage has announced the winners of The Stage Awards, reimagined this year to celebrate theatrical organisations who continued to create great theatre, show innovation, and help ensure theatre survives in response to the Coronavirus pandemic.
15 Heroines is an impressive and energised reworking of Greek myth that leaves the audience keen to find out more about each of these women and their remarkable lives.
Being a woman in Greek Mythology isn’t easy and for the most part they sit on the sidelines, forgotten sideshows to what are predominantly male narratives of war, conquest and feats of daring. Where women do feature, they are mere prizes to be won,…
Reinterpreting the women of Greek mythology for today, the theatrical enterprise of 15 Heroines is a major achievement and a highlight of the year, digital or otherwise.
Jermyn Street Theatre has announced that it will remain closed until some point in 2021. Tom Littler lays bare the lack of support from Westminster.
In Praise of Love is a complex play which relies on a claustrophobic gathering of people in one place and the tensions which come from hiding their feelings.
Over the past two weeks they have brought…
Just after reaching its initial £10,000 target in a public fundraising campaign set up in response to the financial threat posed by the coronavirus crisis, Jermyn Street Theatre has been severely flooded.
Jermyn Street Theatre, London ****
Review: of perf seen January 17, 2020:
© Robert Workman, James Hayes in Krapp’s Last Tape, recalling a moment of bliss on a tape thirty years ago…another haunting…
Krapp’s Last Tape…
The Ice Cream Boys is an informative glimpse into South African politics and racial issues but it’s not clear what message the audience is meant to take away.