A mountain of a man? Tracey Sinclair writes on the nuanced performances in the touring production of Katori Hall’s play.
A group hug? Tracey Sinclair reviews a devised work by new North East company Circ Motif.
Little but hard choices: Tracey Sinclair reviews a stage adaptation of James Mitchell’s TV series.
The Grey Zone disintegrates: Chris Collett reviews Javaad Alipoor’s interactive show on the internet as a space for extreme violence.
Somewhere between a performance installation and a tribute to Phoenix Nights: Matt Miller reviews Newcastle’s newest night of performance art.
Both local and universal: Matt Miller reviews David Almond’s resetting of the Orpheus and Eurydice myth in Tyneside.
A passion play: Matt Miller reviews Patrick Marber’s play about god, nostalgia and football.
“As delicate and light as a feather”: Andrew Latimer reviews The Paper Birds’ new show about the British class system.
Haunting and healing: Andrew Latimer reviews Josh Coates’s autobiographical performance at Northern Stage.
“Like an E4 series pancaked into an hour-long episode”: Andrew Latimer reviews the NORTH ensemble’s latest work.
“Frenetic überemployment”: Andrew Latimer reviews Caroline Liversidge’s work about juggling five jobs.
Andrew Latimer reviews the latest performance by the NORTH ensemble.
“We are promised a gritty, bluesy soundtrack, and the spirit of Tyneside reimagined on stage, but the production fails to fully deliver either.”
Andrew Latimer on how Luca Rutherford’s Northern Stage performance “grapples with our understanding our own mortality through intimate acts of public sharing”.
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