Kitchen-sink drama: Ava Wong Davies reviews Forced Entertainment’s domestic, unexpectedly moving retellings of Shakespeare’s plays.
As the crowds trickle back into central London, Ava Wong Davies embarks on two headphone-led encounters with the city.
Interlinked anxieties: Ava Wong Davies writes on Duncan Macmillan’s climate drama in its 2019 revival and its 2020 split screen livestream.
“Images cling like smoke on a sleeve”: Ava Wong Davies pictures a visually striking Edinburgh fringe show, as part of the Imaginary Reviews series.
A starting gun: Ava Wong Davies on Robert LePage’s epic but flattening narrative of suffering and resilience.
Sinking in: Ava Wong Davies writes on Georgia Green’s production of Josh Azouz’s ‘tender, exposing’ play, which explores an unfolding relationship through a religious ritual.
Come fly with me: Ava Wong-Daves and her 11-year-old niece team up to review Roland Schimmelpfennig’s insect-based show.
‘A sugary surface with an achingly bitter aftertaste’: Ava Wong Davies writes on Oscar Toeman’s revival of Lucy Prebble’s play about chatrooms and an unlikely friendship.
“That belly-deep, broiling sense of want”: Ava Wong-Davies writes on Lucy Kirkwood’s intensely bodily exploration of womanhood, repression and hunger.
“Yes, it’s a Brexit play”: Ava Wong Davies writes on the warm-hearted bluntness of Mike Bartlett’s story of intergenerational conflict.
On a cliff edge: Ava Wong Davies writes on a powerful new setting for Inua Ellam’s play.
“Sex? Indubitably! Violence? No doubt!”: Ava Wong Davies writes a rhyming review of Jamie Lloyd’s souped up verse drama.
A glorious vision: Ava Wong Davies writes on the wintry magic of Sally Cookson’s Narnia story.
‘The plot has aged like milk’: Ava Wong Davies creates a mixtape review in response to the musical adaptation of Nick Hornby’s novel about an ‘insufferable music snob’.
A bloodless revolution: Ava Wong Davies writes on Mike Bartlett and Tinuke Craig’s underpowered take on Gorky’s political satire.