Rich tapestry: Brendan Macdonald writes on this ‘joyful and critical examination of the Kiln’s local community and its diverse history’.
Desperate remedies: Brendan Macdonald writes on Alice Hamilton’s revival of Shelagh Stephenson’s comedy-drama that explores memory and family.
‘Bafflingly profound’: Brendan Macdonald writes on Sam Yates’ haunting revival of Tennessee Williams’ metatheatrical play.
The enemy within: Brendan Macdonald reviews Ayad Akhtar’s immaculately well-crafted thriller about capitalism.
The time is out of joint: Brendan Macdonald writes on Kimberley Sykes’s streamlined production, which captures the ‘frustrated, steely impatience of young love’.
Touching the void: Brendan Macdonald writes on Dante or Die’s interactive exploration of touch, which is a reminder of theatre’s ‘ability to provoke deep, intimate connections between audience and performer’.
Who tells your story? Brendan Mcdonald reviews Jack Holden’s debut play, a true story of a wild night out in gay Soho he heard while working on an LGBTQ+ helpline.
The reluctant critic: Brendan MacDonald writes on Christopher Green’s tricksy performance of a crisis of faith in theatre.
Tangled tapes: Brendan Macdonald writes on Florencia Cordeu’s autobiographical exploration of Argentinian history through cassette tapes.
Under the microscope: Brendan MacDonald writes on Sarah Gordon’s tender but familiar play about two lovers seeking closure.
Dizzying depths: Brendan Macdonald writes on Eve Leigh’s plunge into life online.
Overshadowed: Nicola Wren’s monologue explores what it’s like to pursue stardom when you’ve got a famous sibling.
A rallying cry for freedom of the press: Brendan MacDonald writes on the stage adaptation of journalist Can Dündar’s account of his imprisonment.
Last orders: Brendan Macdonald reviews Anna Jordan’s play that transforms the Bunker into a working pub.
Bearing witness: Brendan MacDonald writes on Dael Orlandersmith’s powerful one-woman show, constructed from interviews conducted following the shooting of Michael Brown.