Talking therapy: Miriam Sallon writes on Ifeyinwa Frederick’s new play that explores masculinity and depression.
Child’s play: Lily Levinson reviews an energetic but oddly generic-feeling production that’s co-created with children.
An immoral dilemma: Miriam Sallon reviews this musical take on the 90s movie.
Rescued from obscurity: Fergus Morgan reviews an under-appreciated play by Pedro Calderon, in a sparse, metatheatrical production by Wils Wilson
‘Thick realism’: Mert Dilek writes on Roxana Silbert’s dated revival of Marsha Norman’s ‘grim suicide drama’.
Waking nightmare: Emily Davis writes on Morgan Lloyd Malcolm’s ‘panic-strewn and nightmarish’ exploration of ‘some of the worst things that a parent could imagine happening’.
How it feels: Andrew Edwards reviews a selection of contemporary dance across forms, from installation to interactive performance and film.
Unpredictable weather: Lilith Wozniak reviews a tonally turbulent production from Wise Children starring Lucy McCormick.
How to write a review: Brendan Macdonald drafts some instructions for writing about Split Britches’ latest performance.
Putting in a shift: Angelo Irving reviews Quarantine’s 12-hour mass portrait of the workers of Leeds.
Ghosts from the future: Lilith Wozniak reviews Strike A Light’s show created with youth climate activists from Gloucester.
Containing multitudes: Angelo Irving reviews Ryan Calais Cameron’s play about a group of Black men attending group therapy.
Snapshots from Thatcher’s Britain: Lauren Vevers reviews Natalie Ibu’s production of Jim Cartright’s seminal 1985 play, relocated to the North East.
Something fishy going on: Brendan Macdonald writes on Marek Horn’s ‘delightful’ ecological satire exploring the human desire to know.
A conversation: Elete N-F reviews an intimate take on Hamlet, starring Cush Jumbo.