Following a successful run at the Edinburgh Fringe, theatre company Living Record is bringing its innovative show Thrown to London’s VAULT Festival next month. The one-woman production, which uses headphones and binaural sound to engulf the audience, plays a short season from 6 to 10 March.
Marvellous musical improvisers Notflix are set to create fabulous fun-filled films before audiences eyes as they bring their hit, entirely made-up show to the VAULT Festival from 6 to 10 March 2019.
Thanks to three great performances and a taut script, Tryst is a gripping piece. The three characters are well-rounded and convincing, and as lies unravel and confessions are made it is difficult to know who to side with.
Based on a seldom-discussed chapter in London’s history, Tobacco Road highlights the aspirations and pitfalls of yesteryear, yet gives it a contemporary spin. ‘Ducking and diving’ has never been so frenetic.
Call Me Fury tells what we know of the stories of these women (although there were some men, too). The four-strong cast swoop amongst us in the small, thrust space playing judged and jury, witch, priest and puritan villager.
Folk horror comedian Katy Schutte brings her one-woman show Let’s Summon Demons, which she’s written and performs, to London next month for the final week of this year’s VAULT Festival. It runs 13 to 17 March 2019 before transferring to Brighton Fringe in May. Time to get booking… if you dare! Is it wise to ask the questions you always wanted …
They say life imitates art but there are times when the reverse can also be true. And this has certainly been the case for actor Dan Whitlam. The 23-year-old from Clapham is starring in Tobacco Road, a play that shines a light on London’s criminal underworld as the country emerges from the shadows of the First World War.
A Hundred Words of Snow, the acclaimed one-woman play about female empowerment and climate change, transfers to the West End next month. We caught up with playwright Tatty Hennessy about her own feminist role models and saving the world. Be sure to read Tatty’s fantastic Open Democracy piece on the power of stories too. Time to get booking!
Which world-changing writer/director/producer popped in to see Tilda Swinton Answers an Ad on Craigslist this week? And what did he think? There’s really only one way to find out. We’ve collected together some of our favourite tweets about the hit VAULT Festival show
Stella chatted to LLLC’s Emma Clarendon about co-creating Greyscale, which plays as part of the Vaults Festival.
Shunt, a collective of theatremakers that had huge success with their site-specific productions around London Bridge from 2000 to 2010, has also spawned Darkfield, founded by former Shunters Glen Neath, David Rosenberg and Andrea Salazar. In our interview, Glen explains how Darkfield’s binaural work in shipping containers has evolved. Time to get booking!
Fight Night is an immersive, underground boxing match as the audience’s actions and reactions determines the winner.
Idiosyncratic, eccentric, fearless and alien-like are just a few of the descriptors a rudimentary Google search of Tilda Swinton will throw up. Based on these, Byron Lane’s Tilda Swinton Answers an Ad on Craigslist has absolutely captured the essence of an icon. It has undoubtedly created a new one, too.
Danielle Ward’s The Half, which transfers to London after a sold-out Edinburgh 2018 run, is a brutal look at friendship, comedy and being a woman.
Parody is too broad a stroke to apply to Drenched at the Vault Festival. There is something more intelligent and altogether weird and wonderful at work here.
One month to go until Theatre Témoin’s latest devised show FEED arrives at London’s VAULT Festival. We hear from artistic director Ailin Conant about clickbait capitalism and round up reviews and interviews from Edinburgh and on tour. Time to get booking!
Find out why former Buffy The Vampire Slayer star and fashion-recreating icon Tom Lenk is ecstatic to be playing the eponymous star of Tilda Swinton Answers an Ad on Craigslist, what drew him to the role and how his Instagram-dominating cut-price clothing creation began, then book tickets for the cult hit fringe play
Director Liz Bacon spoke to LLLC’s Emma Clarendon about A Wake in Progress at the Vault Festival.
Any show that references Céline Dion’s epic key change in ‘All By Myself’ is onto a winner, never mind featuring a lip-sync there of. So I was always going to be well-inclined towards Will Jackson’s Yours Sincerely. But there’s something more here too, a generosity of spirit that makes it a show I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend.
Seance is a sensory rather than a theatrical performance. In a small audience, you find yourselves being asked to contact the dead, in 20 minutes and in the blackest darkness with headphones and a table your only prop.