A new play about optimism, You Stupid Darkness! is compassionate in conception, but repetitive and frustrating in performance.
With its focus on the small things, Sam Steiner’s play You Stupid Darkness! is a delicate but delicious thing at the Southwark Playhouse.
If Isley Lynn’s Skin A Cat teaches us anything it’s to be bold in talking about everything about sex, especially for women.
The enduring presence of the gods in this modern reading of Electra is a circle that is never squared, the potential intrigue of its revolutionary politics are hampered by the reliance on a hero (fresh from the fight), and not even the raucous live music can stop the storytelling from dragging.
Lydia Larson is set to star as the title role in Electra until 24 March as part of The Bunker Theatre’s spring season. She spoke to Love London Love Culture about what people can expect from this modern retelling of the Greek myth.
Enjoyable performances, but I really do wish there had been less words in Electra at the Bunker Theatre, and more music and sharper storytelling.
Ancient Greece & punk collide to make an inspiring piece of theatre in Electra, performed with heart and spirit – a real call to arms.
Next up in our Spotlight feature is Brutal Cessation, which plays Edinburgh Festival from 3 – 28 August 2017. I caught up with actor Lydia Larson.
New short play about sex and shame is partly a campaign tool and partly a plea for openness and understanding.