REVIEWS

It's hard to know what the Belgrade Theatre is trying to achieve by taking a 17th century Moliere play that is unashamedly anti-feminist and...

Torch beams play across faces and strip lights flicker. Theatre Ad Infinitum’s intricate show, Light, deals in darkness. Set in a dystopian, totalitarian future...

The redemptive power of blues music lies at the heart of Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, August Wilson's extraordinarily detailed and dramatically thrilling 1984 play....

Even if my life depended on it, I’m not sure I could explain the plot of L’Etoile, an opera-bouffe by the minor but genuinely...

It’s remarkable on how many levels Lorraine Hansberry’s 1959 play still works. It’s a potent historical document, an evocation of a particular time, and...

Hot on the heels, so to speak, of Mr Foote's Other Leg – and just ahead of the West End transfer of Nell Gwynn...

At the heart of Familie Floez’s mask show is a brutal truth: old age will turn us all back into children. It is a...

The 1960s were, of course, the decade of free love. But that love sometimes had unintended consequences. Using distinctive masks, Vamos Theatre draw attention...

The story of Timothy Treadwell is a fascinating one. That’s not in question. His life – and his death – were the basis for Werner...

There’s something rather endearingly old-fashioned about David K. Barnes’ play, which takes a potentially macabre and occasionally questionable premise and gives it a comic...

There are some things people still don’t talk about much. Sex isn’t one of them, not these days. But if you’re not having sex,...

Is there a more potent symbol of everything that scares the shit out of us than the hoodie? It’s become a container for every...
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