This vibrant, vicious, violent, and vivacious two-hour adaptation by Scott Graham and Simon Hoggett for Frantic Assembly at the Lyric Hammersmith places Othello in a land of gangs, drugs, and booze.
Lean, mean and totally uncompromising, Frantic Assembly bring a newly updated and gritty version of Shakespeare’s Othello to The Lowry as part of their UK tour. Razor-sharp and captivating, Frantic Assembly’s pulsating and athletic physical style adds new depth to Shakespeare’s text.
Frantic Assembly’s new show I Think We Are Alone is thematically coherent, but the writing is too explicit and the staging too static.
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It’s hard to doubt the integrity of the process that produced Fatherland, but it must be admitted that its conclusions are generally already well known.
It’s rare for a new production to be demonstrably better than its source text but this one by Frantic Assembly’s Things I Know To Be True by Geordie Brookman and Scott Graham shows it can happen.
Fatherland has been described as a verbatim piece, though it is unclear how much the stories have been edited to fit the trio’s own agenda.
National Youth Theatre announces its 2017 programme, including its latest West End repertory and its first-ever East End season at London’s Yard Theatre in Hackney.
Manchester International Festival has today announced John McGrath’s inaugural programme for the 2017 event, which runs Thursday 29 June to Sunday 16 July 2017.
The portrayal of how maths whizz Christopher attempts to solve the mystery of the killing of a neighbourhood dog, instead discovering buried secrets about those around him, continues to thrill audiences with its combination of thoroughly involving story-telling and impressive visual effects.
Following his appointment in 2015 as the new Artistic Director of Manchester International Festival, John McGrath today announces the first shows from his debut Festival programme, which runs 29 June to 16 July 2017.
Full casting – including Imogen Stubbs and Natalie Casey – has been announced for the UK premiere of Andrew Bovell’s Things I Know To Be True, an exciting international co-production between Frantic Assembly and State Theatre Company of South Australia. The production opens at London’s Lyric Hammersmith in September ahead of a UK tour.