Although I have visited Brick Lane a number of times over the years, much of We Are Shadows: Brick Lane this was refreshingly new to me and the adventure was a delightful experience.
It’s that self-conscious laughter in Binaural Dinner Date that arises from the artifice of a first date and the things we are asked to do/share, but there are several diversions that add humour, reflection and profundity to the experience.
The arts in the UK, across the UK and into every pocket of community and fringe, owes a great debt of gratitude to Lyn Gardner and her employers at the Guardian for believing in the importance of widespread reporting of emerging arts. Sadly that is about to change. Lyn continues to offer her wisdom and […]
Other forms of theatre have scratch nights, where companies can perform an excerpt from their work in progress, in return for audience feedback. Producer Hannah Elsy observed that there was no such thing for musical theatre, so she organised one at independent arts venue Rich Mix, featuring 20-minute snippets of four musicals currently in development.