The Greek myths have endured across the centuries partly because they are timeless stories that can be endlessly updated and reinvented.
Ancient Myth clashes with modern Myth in a powerful rock musical about fame and mental health.
Little Bulb, an award-winning company of actor-musicians which is based in the South East and tours nationwide, has revived their version of Orpheus, and the result is breathtaking.
If Orpheus was simply a re-telling of this myth, it would be over very quickly. Instead, music features heavily in the show – some of which are original compositions and some are well-known pieces of classical music.
Opening in London this month is the transfer of the NT’s Nine Night (now at Trafalgar Studios), Jailbirds at the Etcetera Theatre, Pinocchio at The Albany, One For The Road at the Rosemary Branch, Orpheus at Battersea Arts Centre and Pinter 5 & 6 will arrive at the Harold Pinter Theatre.
Award-winning artist Bryony Kimmings’ first solo show in nearly a decade and the return of internationally-acclaimed physical theatre company Gecko will feature in Battersea Arts Centre’s Phoenix Season, celebrating the reopening of the Grand Hall, three years after the venue was devastated by fire.
It’s that time of year again: the annual VAULT Festival is upon us, and looks set to be bigger and better than ever. There’s a lot to love about what goes on at this event, with an incredible range of theatre, comedy, music and refreshments on offer every day for eight weeks.