Shakespeare as party: Lauren Mooney writes on a fantastically warm, welcoming opener to Kwame Kwei-Armah’s reign at the Young Vic.
Double act: Danielle Ward’s debut play follows two female comedians in an industry that pits women against each other.
Lauren Mooney reviews Katy Dye’s debut show about ‘a cultural sexualisation of youth and innocence.’
Life-saving warmth: Lauren Mooney on Tom Wells’ heartfelt tale of teenagers and sychronised swimming.
Meaningful and lovely: Laura Wade’s exploration of ’50s domesticity swells into something surprisingly heartfelt.
Charming, inventive and beautiful: Lauren Mooney reviews the return of a WWI-set Peter Pan to the Open Air Theatre.
A surefire festive treat: Lauren Mooney reviews the return of Margery Williams’s Velveteen Rabbit to the Unicorn Theatre.
A living funeral: Lauren Mooney on Victoria Melody’s “staggeringly beautiful” show, made in collaboration with her Dad.
Lauren Mooney explores the fraught business of booking a tour, and the glaring power imbalance between venues and freelance artists.
Lovely in the purest sense of the word: Lauren Mooney reviews Zoe Cooper’s fresh and exciting love story.
The horrible world of wellness: Lauren Mooney on Daniella Isaacs’ blistering one woman show about clean living.
Tea House Theatre sparked a Twitter storm after its job listing went viral. Here’s Lauren Mooney on its unpalatable message about undervalued, often female labour in the arts.
As breakneck as the best night out, as wild as you wish you’d been, as tender as a bruise: Lauren Mooney reviews a musical about teenage rebellion.
“Breathes best in its silences”: Lauren Mooney reviews Sean Foley’s production of The Dresser.
Exile in Zone 5: Lauren Mooney reviews Annie Siddons’s show about motherhood and loneliness.