In our continuing series, our editor Lisa Martland picks out some of her Top Picks from the last week of theatre (to 2 February 2020), ranging from Ian Foster’s praise of the Orange Tree Theatre’s fine revival of Lucy Prebble’s first play The Sugar Syndrome.
Sold is an extremely powerful piece of theatre, with fantastic direction from Euton Daley and a tour de force performance from Amantha Edmead.
Amantha Edmead is a marvel to watch in Sold, a piece that embraces it all, packing this story of family separation, numerous masters & a quest for freedom into an hour.
“Amazing”, “thought-provoking”, “breathtaking” and “powerful” – just some of the words used by audiences at last year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival to describe Sold. Take a look at their responses, then book your tickets to see the show which runs in the opening week of VAULT Festival.
Where is our place? What happens when we have nothing left to hold on to? Do we remain? These are the questions asked by new dance work Living Here? which runs as part of the VAULT Festival later this spring. Book your tickets now!
Darkly comic tale of a woman’s journey to uncover her roots and understand who she is, Cheryl Ndione’s Apple will run at the VAULT Festival next month. Book you tickets now!
Playwright Beverley Andrews shines a light on less obvious casualties of war in new play Annawon’s Song, which runs as part of VAULT Festival next month. Book your tickets now!
Cara Vita: A Clown Concerto, which explores the joys, sorrows, and hilarity of contemporary adulthood through music, circus and magic, will be seen in Europe for the first time this February as part of VAULT Festival. Book your tickets now.
Grid Theatre’s acclaimed staging of Red Peter, an award-nominated hit at the 2019 Camden Fringe Festival, will head back to the capital later this spring for a short run at the VAULT Festival. Book your tickets now
Joy, anguish and a looming noose – take a look at fantastic pictures of Sold, the award-winning drama from Kuumba Nia Arts, which tells the forgotten story of Mary Prince, a woman born into slavery in the British West Indies. Book your tickets now.
Telling the story of Mary Prince, a woman born into slavery in the British West Indies, Amantha Edmead’s award-winning Sold will play a a one-week run in London as part of the VAULT Festival 2020. Book your tickets now.
Tale of unlikely friends thrown together by circumstance, Essence will premiere at VAULT Festival, London’s biggest, boldest and wildest arts and entertainment festival. Book your tickets now!