Queer longings: Gemma Lawrence’s play charts a lockdown romance forged at a distance.
Star Players: Rosemary Waugh writes on a site-specific show celebrating the ‘mud-splattered-flood-lit revolution’ that is women’s football.
“You must awake your faith”: Hannah Greenstreet writes on the Old Vic’s livestreamed production of Faith Healer with Michael Sheen.
Digital shadows: Wambui Hardcastle encounters a video podcast about online afterlives that you can watch on your mobile phone.
Out of credit: Tracey Sinclair reviews a livestream of Laura Lindow’s new play, an ‘urban fable’ about the impact of the rollout of Universal Credit in the North East.
Rain, sun, cloud: Lily Levinson reviews a letter-based performance that revisits the blurry days of lockdown.
Two Nora Ephron fans discuss the rain and romance of Sleepless, the first indoor musical since March.
Louise Jones reviews an outdoor monologue with a soundtrack that chimes with its themes of grief and spirituality.
Give it time: Ben Kulvichit writes on how durational performances are perfectly suited to the present moment.
Pyrrhic victories: Wambui Hardcastle plays an interactive online Blackjack game that decides the planet’s future.
Come to the party: Ka Bradley reflects on two communal viewings of Manon – one on a big screen, one on a small screen.
Friendly overtures: Rosemary Waugh writes on her confidence-boosting one-to-one therapy session from an opera singer.
Echoes through time: Hannah Greenstreet writes on her encounters with Alice Birch’s haunting exploration of intergenerational trauma.
Essential work: Alice Saville explores how Nathan Ellis’s interactive play works better from home.
“What happens when you take the crowd away?: Andy Edwards reviews a football match that offers a new kind of liveness.