The first new piece for Queers references a moment in history while the second takes a broader more contemporary sweep of recent events but what unites them is that they present the experiences of wider elements of the LGBTQ+ community who also happen to be black; the original series was rather under representative in this area.
by Laura Kressly Whilst feeling uncertain and lost may well be something everyone goes through at least at one point in their life, thats no consolation in the moment. Everyone else seems to have purpose, direction and a place, and the sense of not having that can be debilitating. That’s certainly the case for Myah. […]
Footprints Festival at Jermyn Street celebrates female empowerment
Noga Flaishon’s immersively creepy piece Broken Link for Harpy Productions uses Zoom and other modern tech to generally good effect to tell what is, essentially, a good old fashioned ghost story.
Set in an isolated Direct Provision Centre in Ireland in 2017, I and The Village is a powerful piece of theatre, telling the story of three asylum seekers waiting to find out if they will be given permission to stay in Ireland. Jeta, Keicha and Hannah are stuck in limbo, waiting, struggling with trauma they can not directly express, all while barely existing in a state of long-term confinement and isolation.
Two intricately constructed online pieces from Chronic Insanity push at the current boundary definitions of theatre.
Philip Ridley’s Tarantula is another stunning showcase for a young actor who commands the stage and leaves the viewer exhausted – in a good way.
The practice of “greenwashing” is examined in Money, a pertinent interactive drama from new company represent.
Harm by Phoebe Eclair-Powell was due to run at London’s Bush Theatre last spring but has now been remade for the small screen.
Smile, Dundee Rep’s football-themed online offering, transfers to the screen to provide a satisfactory record of 2020’s successful play about the legendary Jim McLean.
Writer/performer Jack Holden’s full on powerhouse performance in Cruise will hold you in awe for 90 minutes.
Directors Sid Phoenix and David Alwyn have delivered the goods once again for CtrlAltRepeat with The Temporal Society providing a mind-blowing evening which more than stimulates “the little grey cells”.
National Theatre and Sky Arts’ hybrid theatre and film production of Romeo & Juliet has been a fascinating experiment resulting in a smart, interesting and entirely collaborative piece of art.
Thirty-eight Shakespeare plays in a year, that was the aim, and the project is completed by The Two Noble Kinsmen as performed at the Globe Theatre in a 2018 production helmed by Barrie Rutter.
Despite the general negativity inherent in John Webster’s work, Creation Theatre has managed to give us something which is full of positive creativity in the company’s production of The Duchess Of Malfi.
A theatrical phenomenon in a recorded stream from a converted shed – unusual? Well, you could say that of White Rabbit Red Rabbit.
Three monologues from the Old Vic for International Women’s Day cover a range of issues.
Marking International Women’s Day, the Old Vic is streaming One Hand Tied Behind Us, a collection of short plays originally staged in 2018 to mark 100 years since women were given the right to vote.
Theater In Quarantine has now established itself at the forefront of innovative technique and have found some surprising ways to utilise the limited performance space at their disposal.
If you’re in search of something a bit left field and quirky and that deconstructs some of the tropes of fairy tale telling, you should find Lem ‘n’ Ginge: The Princess Of Kakos a tonic.