“A play about failing. Sign. Me. Up.” – Naomi Obeng imagines a tentative, hopeful performance in a brand new Loughborough venue.
“It hits me like a thunderbolt – the bright lights, blazing through the window”: Andrew Edwards imagines a visit to Glasgow’s Tron Theatre.
“Images cling like smoke on a sleeve”: Ava Wong Davies pictures a visually striking Edinburgh fringe show, as part of the Imaginary Reviews series.
“I’m watching parallel universes existing on top of each other” – Ben Kulvichit dreams up a hectic performance by two Berlin-based dance artists.
“A dream can have a physical impact on you”: The Imaginary Reviews series continues with James Varney’s architectural intervention.
“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.