REVIEWS

Jake Gyllenhaal has proven in plays, on and off Broadway (Constellations, If There is I Haven’t Found It Yet), that he is an adroit stage...

It may be the nation's favourite Shakespeare, but when you stop and think about it, A Midsummer Night's Dream is pretty damn problematic: a messy, uncomfortable...

What better way to assuage the dreary and drizzling onslaught of Storm Doris (and life in general) than with Mother Africa. Watching this heady...

Insane Root Theatre’s production of Orpheus and Eurydice is more demanding of its audience than most. To watch the show, ticket holders must be...

On paper, Klatwa (The Curse) is a 1899 play by Polish dramatist and renaissance man, Stanislaw Wyspianski. It has long been out of favour...

This might have been subtitled Automata for the People. Made in 2011 and a big hit on the Continent, Blanca Li’s show is a...

They rebuilt the Everyman Theatre and now they’ve rebuilt the Company. It’s been 25 years since the Everyman had its own in-house rep and,...

Twelfth Night has always been a play of abandon. Characters slip on different costumes, different gender identities, they shuck off their solemnity, they let...

Getting Dressed is a charming dance piece for children that plunges its young audience into a colourful world of sartorial-based revelry. It also offers...

Chekhov considered The Cherry Orchard, his final play, to be a comedy, even though Stanislavsky staged it as a tragedy. Certainly it’s no fun...

Director Paul Milton’s choice of A Passionate Woman might seem a little out of step in the Everyman’s repertoire, but Kay Mellor’s story, based...

Two bold concepts inhabit this thrilling modern-dress version of Othello. Young actors virtually straight out of RADA – Abraham Popoola and Norah Lopez Holden...
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