LYSISTRATA – Edinburgh

In Plays, Regional theatre, Reviews, Scotland by Thom DibdinLeave a Comment

Fizzing with righteous anger and frothing with near-the-knuckle humour, the Attic Collective’s Lysistrata at the King’s is a breath of fresh air and an undeniable statement of intent. The first production from the Festival City Theatres Trust’s new company for emerging performers aged between 18 and 26 is Aristophanes’s classic comedy.

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THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO JESUS, QUEEN OF HEAVEN – Manchester

In Manchester, Opinion, Plays, Regional theatre, Reviews, Touring by Kristy StottLeave a Comment

The sweet powdery scent of incense wafts past as the doors swing open at St Chrysostom’s Church in Manchester. Framed by beautiful arches and stained glass windows, smiling faces welcome the audience in for an alternative service – The Gospel According to Jesus, Queen of Heaven by playwright and performer Jo Clifford. This thoughtful and engaging solo show re-imagines the Gospels with a transgender Jesus.