This play’s subject is alienation, at work and in the home. (But mainly at work.) In contemporary society, office work seems to symbolize a life of modern drudgery.
Al Smith’s debut play about love, perversion and memory is both electrifying and emotionally satisfying.
Great revival of Caryl Churchill’s classic 1990s double bill is theatrically thrilling and emotionally true.
Experimental family drama is very powerful, but its theatrical form is too complicated for its own good.
New drama about a desperate single mother is powerfully written and raises some disturbing issues.
Revival of the late Brian Friel’s 1979 classic is brilliantly acted, beautifully directed and haunting in its ambiguity.
New one from Nick Payne explores brain science and female relationships, but is just a bit too superficial.
Spirited revival of the 1980s feminist classic is a bit too shrill, yet also quietly moving when it matters.