The Son is akin to a beautifully composed piece of music. A perfect balance of light and shade with an inevitable surge to a heart thumping climax.
The Kiln Theatre is on a roll! With Blues in the Night packing in audiences in Kilburn this summer and their production of The Son about to open in the West End, it’s time to look ahead to this autumn’s world premiere of Indian dramatist Anupama Chandresekhar’s When the Crows Visit, inspired by Ibsen’s Ghosts and true events. Have you seen full casting details? Time to get booking!
Susie McKenna’s highly accomplished and atmospheric production of Blues in the Night is filled with heaps of personality and heart that is reflected in the stunning performances from all of the cast.
Actress Debbie Kurup chatted to Emma Clarendon about starring in Blues in the Night at the Kiln Theatre.
Artistic Director of Kiln Theatre Indhu Rubasingham has announced the London première of Mike Bartlett’s latest play Snowflake which will run at the Kiln Theatre from 10 December 2019 to 18 January 2020 (opening on 16 December), directed by Clare Lizzimore.
Amidst editor Lisa Martland’s seven Top Picks from the last week of theatre are Libby Purves’ description of her blissful time at Nicholas Hytner’s immersive production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Bridge Theatre and Aleks Sierz’s thoughts on the Kiln Theatre’s new opening, Samuel Adamson’s take on A Doll’s House in Wife.
Samuel Adamson’s take on A Doll’s House is an ambitious play, sometimes overly so, which delivers fascinating moments but has a tendency to fall short.
Wife at the Kiln Theatre is a decade-hopping epic about marriage and sexual identity which joyfully celebrates the art of theatre.
Actor Richard Cant chatted to Emma Clarendon about his latest role in Wife at the Kiln Theatre.
Poetic two-hander The Half God of Rainfall combines epic myth, family relationships and gender politics in an exciting evening.
In the same way that the Marvel Universe mixes superpowers with mortal flaws, the scope of The Half God of Rainfall stretches to another galaxy but all the time remains profoundly human.
Actress Rakie Ayola chatted to us about her current role in The Half God of Rainfall at the Kiln Theatre.
Christopher Haydon, the former artistic director of the Gate Theatre in London, has written the book About The Art of the Artistic Director.
Michael Longhurst directs the UK premiere of Florian Zeller’s play The Son. Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews…
The final episode of Florian Zeller’s domestic trilogy, The Son, is powerfully, even melodramatically, effective.
Here’s Love London Love Culture’s review round up of Pooja Ghai’s production of Approaching Empty at the Kiln Theatre.
Ishy Din’s new play about a cab office, Approaching Empty at the Kiln in Kilburn, is more of an old banger than a sleek Uber machine.
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