A season of new digital performances written and performed by a female-led creative team, Press Play offers bite-sized chances to escape from the worries of the current world situation.
I loved this one. Siobhan Macmillan’s one-woman show Mirrors uses a modern fairytale to bring a series of women vividly to life in a rich, action-packed hour of fantastical theatre.
Frequently bizarre, and occasionally downright baffling, Mirrors is a unique experience. The show tackles some serious questions in an entertaining and humorous way, and while it doesn’t offer any constructive solutions, in reflecting back to us our own anxieties and fears, it does make us feel a little bit less alone.
ShyGirl, a 30-something delving into the uncharted world of vlogging for the first time (and a.k.a. writer and performer Siobhan McMillan), brings her new show MIRRORS to London’s Leicester Square Theatre later this month. In her first-ever blog, exclusive to My Theatre Mates, she dissects the oft-asked question: “Are women funny?” Having recently observed different women discussing whether women can be funny …
Actor and writer Siobhan McMillan drew from personal experience, and a determination to control the course of her career, when she debuted her one-woman show, Mirrors, in 2015. Now she’s back with the show, transferring it to London’s Leicester Square Theatre at the end of March.
✭✭✭✩✩ Honest reflection:
Sexuality, drugs and respect come under the spotlight in Musselburgh youth company Scratch the Surface’s semi-devised production in Hidden Door Festival’s Peely Room Theatre.