For three years, #ReadaPlayaWeek was a, well, weekly feature of our blog. Starting out as a way to familiarise myself more with the canon, long-established and establishment writers were a regular feature.
Text of the Day: The Strange Death of John Doe
Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.
‘Defects apart, this is a fine drama by a young writer who will go far’: THE STRANGE DEATH OF JOHN DOE – Hampstead Theatre
At its’s best Fiona Doyle’s text is an ambitious, theatrically exciting and fast-moving panorama which conveys something of the breath-taking scope of contemporary migration, as well as details of its horrors.
NEWS: Hampstead Theatre presents UK premiere of Rajiv Joseph’s Describe the Night in spring season
Artistic director Edward Hall has announced Hampstead Theatre’s spring/summer season, comprising three premiere plays: The UK premiere of Rajiv Joseph’s darkly comic post-truth play Describe the Night will be directed by Lisa Spirling. The world premiere of Jemma Kennedy’s blisteringly entertaining Genesis Inc. will be directed by Laurie Sansom. The world premiere of Fiona Doyle’s haunting and provocative new drama …