Musically the show is lovely, but Fiver sadly feels much more in the past than it should, and for a show that is meant to showcase snapshots of all different people’s lives, lacks any significant diversity at all.
Joyful, filthy, modern and messy – A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Globe will no doubt separate those who like their Shakespeare more reserved from those desperate for fresher takes on these old plays, but this one is fun, vibrant, socially conscious and current, with excellent performances.
Phosphoros Theatre Company platform immigrants and refugees’ stories using comedy, narration and pathos in Pizza Shop Heroes.
The British Theatre Academy presents this colourful, semi-staged concert version of Stephen Schwartz’s Godspell. Providing a space for young performers to gain real theatrical experience, this particular version is a lovely ode to a well-loved piece of music theatre.
The orchestra, along with the actors and fantastic creative team, create an atmosphere that will leave you longing for your own Italian holiday romance in Light in the Piazza.
Strange Fruit is a complex, dense play that is beautifully played by a talented ensemble and thoughtfully directed by Nancy Medina.
While the name of the show, Kill Climate Deniers, invokes images of violence and negativity – a fact not unnoticed by the playwright – the show is poignant, entertaining and a clever way to stand its ground on an issue that we continue to fight.
British plays attempting to criticise America’s gun problem often come across as distant and condescending, but American Sarah Kosar shows in Armadillo that as awful as gun culture is, it is not a black and white issue
In The Future, Little Bulb has drawn on research from the finest minds in science, mathematics and philosophy to look at the potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the impact it could have on us.
The relaxed vibe of Exceptional Promise that encourages audience reaction is hugely refreshing, especially as the topic is one that unites people against a common evil.