Note: This is a review of the play text, not the production at the Royal Court Theatre. The plot in Vassily Sigarev’s Plasticine revolves around the life of a teenage delinquent called Maksim. He lives with his grandmother in a … Continued
None of these minor points can detract from the outstanding quality of this production of Under Milk Wood. On the whole, it just felt right.
Once again, the DryWrite team have put together an event that challenges and inspires participants and watchers to take risks, make imaginative leaps and think in new ways about the process and purpose of writing for the theatre.
Making new writing accessible is Paines Plough‘s business. Later is a new writing ‘salon’ in which playwrights curate playwrights to showcase work in progress, previews, experiments and rehearsed readings. At only £5 per ticket it’s affordable to practically everyone, and … Continued
In Blood: The Bacchae fuses the story of Besouro, a folk hero of the struggle for Afro-Brazilian equality, with Euripides’ tragedy of a seductive vengeful god returning to claim the worship of his unbelieving homeland. In a circular space, reminiscent … Continued
Edward Gant’s Amazing Feats of Loneliness is Anthony Neilson’s homage to the garish and cruel spectacle of the nineteenth-century freak-show.
Theatre does not have to be linear or orderly, its strength lies in collage, Mikuš tells us. Werter, Werter is broken, odd, and wonderful.
Can a Shakespearean play work without Shakespeare’s language? Pawel Szkotak proves so in his nightmarishly perverse adaptation of Macbeth.
In Jackson Lane Theatre's season of carnivalesque events, The Sugar Beast Circus and Milkwood Rodeo display a keen desire to interrogate the tawdry, magical, dreadful world of the circus.
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof has turned out to be a box-office smash hit in the West End, but what does this reverse-race production bring to Tennessee Williams' modern classic?