“The creativity of artists has sparked dozens of projects”: A series commissioned by Greyscale continues with Lyn Gardner’s community-led Kingston takeover.
“From misty New Orleans to misty South Wales”: Greyscale’s Imaginary Reviews series continues with Jafar Iqbal’s Welsh spin on a classic.
“It feels conspiratorial, as illicit as an affair”: A new series commissioned by Greyscale begins with Tracey Sinclair’s imaginative jaunt across Newcastle.
“It’s hard to keep listening and even harder to stop” – Andy Edwards recommends a painful, compelling radio drama series.
Social media stormclouds: Louise Jones writes on the Facebook livestream of Kieran Hurley’s student activism drama.
A starting gun: Ava Wong Davies on Robert LePage’s epic but flattening narrative of suffering and resilience.
Seeds for the future: Tracey Sinclair writes on Live Theatre’s showcase of developing work from emerging makers from the North East and beyond.
I could do so much more: Ben Kulvichit reviews Chris Bush’s ambitious, time travelling reinterpretation of Doctor Faustus.
The price of freedom: Joseph Winer reviews Mike Bartlett’s baby boomer satire, 10 years after it first premiered.
‘Head above water’: Andrew Edwards reviews Theatre Gu Leòr’s multilingual play about climate crisis and the erosion of the Gàidhlig language.
‘An odyssey in miniature’: Hannah Greenstreet writes on E.V. Crowe’s new play about a woman whose life spirals out of control when she loses a shoe.
Hat trick: Tracey Sinclair reviews Mike Edwards’ ‘smart and eloquent’ solo show which smiles through grief.
Sudden cyborg: James Varney writes on Sophie Woolley’s first-person account of losing, and then regaining, her hearing.
‘Lost words’: Naomi Obeng writes on Sheila Ghelani and Sue Palmer’s ‘show and tell’ excavation of colonial trade history.
No spoilers: James Varney writes an email to HOME and explores the ways in which work is contextualised for audiences.