Minimalist, imaginative and wonderful: Ed Nightingale reviews The Backpack Ensemble at at the New Diorama.
‘A clean nightmare of screens and plush sofas’: Frey Kwa Hawking reviews Jemma Kennedy’s IVF play.
How to be a fox: Annegret Märten takes a nighttime walk as part of LIFT 2018.
‘Making a home out of and with each other’s bodies’: Frey Kwa Hawking reviews Wilson & Hart’s physical theatre work.
Sex robots and unrequited love: Frey Kwa Hawking reviews Malaprop Theatre at Incoming Festival
Show me the knottiness: Marc Pell’s gig-theatre show for nabokov doesn’t embrace its audience enough.
‘Theatre as a kind of utopia’: Duška Radosavljević reviews Taylor Mac as part of LIFT 2018.
‘Bodies fold into each other only to be ripped apart’: Rachel Nouchi reviews Nederlands Dans Theater performing four works by Sol León & Paul Lightfoot, Marco Goecke, and Crystal Pite.
Be not afeared: Iris Theatre’s promenade production is fun, if you take the rough with the smooth.
“Be a lady”: Maddy Costa reviews the Wooster Group’s staging of when Normal Mailer met with 1970s feminists.
Edges, borders, barbed wire: Cordelia Lynn’s bomb attack drama explores the ethics of keeping safe.
Tiny gods for a moment… and the source of highly acidic shit: William Drew reviews lots and lots of pigeons.
Ebullient vitality and energy: J.N. Benjamin reviews Mufaro Makubika’s Nottingham-set play.
‘Here I am, and they’re eating me’: Ka Bradley reviews a dance work that makes use of virtual reality technology.
Power zaps like an electric current… Maddy Costa reviews Back to Back Theatre, as part of LIFT 2018.