Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ play Appropriate is a brilliantly acute and entertaining, if a bit depressing, deconstruction of the great American family drama.
Love London Love Culture rounds up the reviews for Ola Ince’s production of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ play Appropriate.
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Jacobs-Jenkins explores how even fairly recent national history can be sanitised and reduced when examined from only one perspective in Appropriate at the Donmar Warehouse.
Michael Longhurst has announced his first season as artistic director of London’s Donmar Warehouse, which will include one full-length world premiere, two UK premieres and two major revivals, the first helmed by Longhurst himself.
“It’s not enough to want the visibility, you have to know it’s going bring real change” As the second Black Women in Theatre event, taking place on March 6, draws closer, Ovalhouse’s Executive Producer Stella Kanu tells us what inspired the event celebrating the contribution of black women to British theatre and why we should come hungry for food as well as knowledge and inspiration.
In the run up to International Women’s Day on 8 March, Ovalhouse is staging the second #CONNECT Black Women in Theatre event on Wednesday 6 March, to celebrate the contribution of black women to British theatre.
The Convert, at the Young Vic Theatre, a thrilling revival of Black Panther Danai Gurira’s 2012 play about Christianity and imperialism is a heartfelt cry for justice.
News, reviews, interviews and farewells of the week in London, New York and the regions, including social media influencers, Pinter in the West End and more.
A semi-autobiographical coming of age story, Poet in da Corner at the Royal Court raps and jumps to the sounds of grime.