Philip Ridley on what makes him most angry in 2018: “It’s a very serious question in the times that we’re now living in. The most angry I get at the moment is with people who are not angry.”
Ahead of rounding up various publications #theatre2016 highlights, I’m taking a moment to reflect on my own theatregoing year and my favourite plays, musicals, performances and other events.
As it’s the first of the month, we’re taking a brief moment to remind ourselves of the most popular contributions from our 20+ syndicate Mates bloggers from the month just closed. What were the reviews and other blogs that got readers clicking most? Any surprises?
Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.
How has our response to Philip Ridley’s rage-filled Tonight With Donny Stixx changed since the ‘halcyon days’ of 2015 when it was first staged? Ridley, director David Mercatali and star Sean Michael Verey discuss with Terri Paddock and the audience at the Bunker Theatre.
Sean Micheal Verey’s performance is outstanding, especially as he rattles through multiple characters in the blink of an eye. Recommended.
Philip Ridley’s 2015 Edinburgh hit comes south trailing clouds of exquisitely excruciating agony.
As part of her post-show Q&A series, Mates co-founder Terri Paddock will talk to award-winning playwright Philip Ridley about his explosive new one-man play TONIGHT WITH DONNY STIXX on Thursday 17 November 2016 – plus director David Mercatali and star Sean Michael Verey. Got any questions? Book tickets to join her via the links below.
When I read the script for the first time, my mind was blown! I couldn’t think of a more relevant piece of writing to highlight how a large part of our society has become driven by fame. From purely an actor’s point of view, I had that feeling most actor’s get if they’re lucky enough to be handed such a gem of a piece.
The Bunker Theatre in association with Metal Rabbit will present the London transfer of the critically acclaimed 2015 Edinburgh Festival sell-out To
A brand new theatre, named The Bunker, is opening in a former underground car park in Southwark Street, with an inaugural season that includes new drama from Philip Ridley and a world premiere British musical, Muted.