“The artifice of attempting to recreate a life is laid bare” in Simon McBurney’s staging of Robert Evans’ biography. Review by Holly Williams.
Locates the absurd within a terrible bleakness: Lee Anderson reviews the return of Caryl Churchill’s Escaped Alone to the Royal Court.
A core of decay but also a throbbing, excited nucleus: Corrie Tan reviews the premiere of Lucy Kirkwood’s The Children.
Amy Borsuk provides an American perspective on Suzan-Lori Parks’s trilogy.
Gillian Greer reviews the play that took fifteen minutes to watch with a review that took fifteen minutes to write.
“Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard / Are sweeter;” Maddy Costa reviews Anthony Neilson’s latest work at the Royal Court.
Sharing a language of trauma: Maddy Costa reviews Lola Arias’s production with veterans of the Falklands War, as part of LIFT 2016.
Catherine Love on the “chilling normality” of the deep space horrors that fill Alistair McDowall’s new play.
‘While four older women sip from their mugs in a sun-bathed garden, premonitions of catastrophe lurk behind their innocuous chit-chat.’
Lauren Mooney reviews a play about ‘directionless, desperate love with no outlet; a yearning without a name; a yen.’
The protagonist of her own life.
A clenched fist.
Bold, political, anarchic.