Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.
In our continuing series, our editor Lisa Martland picks out some of her Top Picks from the last week of theatre (to 5 January 2020), including Aleks Sierz’s mixed feelings about Snowflake at the Kiln Theatre.
Mike Bartlett’s Christmas cracker Snowflake goes out with a bang, but it really takes a long and clumsy time to do it.
Artistic Director of Kiln Theatre Indhu Rubasingham has announced the London première of Mike Bartlett’s latest play Snowflake which will run at the Kiln Theatre from 10 December 2019 to 18 January 2020 (opening on 16 December), directed by Clare Lizzimore.
A few hours after Theresa May postponed the parliamentary vote and spun us down into another layer of Brexi-hell, the little OFS – a theatre shared with Crisis homeless centre – gave us this premiere by Mike Bartlett.