“An absurdist and comedic exploration of etymological entanglements.” Brendon MacDonald reviews Karis Halsall’s work-in-progress.
Manic Pixie Dream Socialist Workers and Lady Macbeth in Alexander McQueen: Tracey Sinclair reviews KCIII.
“Part Mumsnet cry-for-help, part frontline dispatch.” Dave Fargnoli reviews Nina Segal’s new play.
“You inhale fearing your breath might tip the balance.” Nicole Serratore reviews Emily Schwend’s new play.
Anna Winter reviews Hakeem Onibudo and Impact Dance’s celebration of hip hop, street and African-inspired dance.
Update re: Amelia Greywing Missing Person Case
“The survivors of war embark on a macabre and ill-fated jigsaw puzzle of torn-apart flesh,” in Brook and Estienne’s adaptation of an Indian epic.
“Director Michael Longhurst energetically tackles all the perceived problems with the ‘problem play.’” Dave Fargnoli reviews Exeunt’s favourite Shakespeare.
Protein shakes and the Victorian slums: Rosemary Waugh reviews Cuckoo Collective’s debut work.
Nicole Serratore sees a show that “skates along on mostly fluffy charm”, but at times the laughs feel forced.
“It doesn’t feel like a call for revolution”: Kate Wyver reviews Write By Number’s production about gentrification.
John Murphy reviews a play which, at times, “leaves you breathless with anger”.
“Is this some kind of cult?” Tim Bano encounters an intriguing promenade opera by Emily Hall, set in the corridors of London’s Corinthia Hotel.
Eleanor Turney reviews August Wilson’s “clever and depressingly relevant play”, in which music is simply work.
Post-show discussion: Gary and Effie sit down for a chat…