Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.
The National Theatre has announced programme details for its new season running from April to November 2017. In addition to the two inbound political plays heading for the West End – the European premiere of Broadway hit Oslo and the staged reading All the President’s Men? – Scenes from the U.S. Senate’s Confirmation Hearings, reported here – highlights include: Jane Eyre returns, following an acclaimed …
Women and modern warfare. Women have fought to be treated as equals on the front line. A question of equality. The corollary to that is, they are open to being just as badly injured.
The National Theatre is currently presenting Lindsey Ferrentino’s new play directed by Indhu Rubasingham. But what have critics been making of it?
Theatre increasingly uses digital delights to enhance audience enjoyment. And you can easily see why.
In Kate Fleetwood, Ugly Lies the Bone has the kind of hypnotically magnificent performance that almost makes you forgive any or all shortcomings.
Full casting has been announced for the upcoming European premiere of Ugly Lies the Bone at the National Theatre. The play, which stars Kate Fleetwood, marks the UK debut of award-winning American Lindsey Ferrentino.
I’ve had double cause to reconsider what I’ve been missing at the National Theatre recently. First, a gushing round-up in the Evening Standard looking back; second, a reminder of five shows to look forward to 2017: Twelfth Night, Ugly Lies the Bone, My Country, Mosquitoes and Angels in America.
The National Theatre has today announced dates and further details for upcoming productions in its 2016-2017 winter season, including: Simon Godwin directs a cast including Tamsin Greig in Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare, opening in the Olivier Theatre on 22 February. Ugly Lies the Bone by Lindsey Ferrentino makes its European premiere in the Lyttelton Theatre in March 2017, with …
artistic director Rufus Norris announced the flagship institution’s 2017 season which will include four world premieres – including a current work-in-progress on the state of Brexit Britain – two European premieres and new work by Inua Ellams, Yaёl Farber, DC Moore, Lindsey Ferrentino and Nina Raine.