Anupama Chandrasekhar’s chilling play examines what happens when a cycle of violence and those who stand by and watch it happen is passed down through the generations.
In our continuing series, editor Lisa Martland picks out some of her Top Picks from the last week of theatre (to 3 November 2019). Libby Purves emphasises the significance of Anumpama Chandrasekhar’s new play When The Crows Visit at the Kiln Theatre.
Reviews are in for Anupama Chandresekhar’s “startling and powerful” new “haunting beast of a play” When the Crows Visit at London’s Kiln Theatre, where it continues until 30 November. We’ve rounded up highlights from Asian culture vultures and other critics. Time to get booking!
I’ve been remiss in not getting back up to Kilburn, where I lived for many years, since the reopening of Kiln Theatre. But I was able to put that right with a trip to artistic director Indhu Rubasingham’s world premiere production of Anupama Chandresekhar’s When the Crows Visit.
Director Indhu Rubasingham spares us none of the rage and horror of violent mutilation as male anger rises against women who are educated in Anumpama Chandrasekhar’s play When The Crows Visit and – this makes you wince – of female complicity in the middle and oldest generations
The world premiere of leading Indian dramatist Anupama Chandresekhar’s When the Crows Visit has just officially opened at London’s Kiln Theatre, where it continues until 30 November. Have a look at artistic director Indhu Rubasingham’s sumptuous production – and then get booking!
Anupama Chandrasekhar’s tense and searching new play When the Crows Visit is a theatrical response to the 2012 Delhi gang rape of a young woman on a bus. These men walk among us, protected by the very society they are undermining; how does that happen?
The world premiere of When the Crows Visit reunites writer Anupama Chandresekhar and director Indhu Rubasingham (and leading lady Ayesha Dharker), who have the Royal Court Theatre’s late international director Elyse Dodgson to thank for bringing them together.
Less than three weeks until performances start for the world premiere of Indian dramatist Anupama Chandresekhar’s When the Crows Visit, inspired by Ibsen’s Ghosts and true events. What have Kiln Theatre artistic director Indhu Rubasingham been putting the cast through in rehearsals?
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.
Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.
Poetic two-hander The Half God of Rainfall combines epic myth, family relationships and gender politics in an exciting evening.