Theatre

Theatre Review: Chimerica – Almeida Theatre, Islington

Theatre Review: Chimerica – Almeida Theatre, Islington

Greed, capitalism, censorship, and love are just some of the many themes the prolific young playwright Lucy Kirkwood touches upon in Chimerica currently on at the Almeida Theatre.  It is a powerful work about a fictionalized American photographer’s search for the “Tank Man” who was infamously photographed with his shopping bags in 1989 during the […]

Significant Other Festival of Short Plays opens the Morris Space at The Park Theatre

Significant Other Festival of Short Plays opens the Morris Space at The Park Theatre

The Pensive Federation’s Significant Other Festival of Short Plays opened the shiny, new Park Theatre’s Morris Space with a bang and a song or two! The Significant Other Festival brings together 10 writers,10 directors and 20 actors who have to  stage an original 10 minute short play in just five days. This year’s theme was […]

Meet unconventional Actor, Writer and Director Patrice Etienne on his new play Venus / Mars

Meet unconventional Actor, Writer and Director Patrice Etienne on his new play Venus / Mars

Actor, writer and director Patrice Etienne is a Hackneynite through and through. This multi-hyphenated East London boy grew up in the borough and has continued to support the community through his work with youths in the area. Patrice’s latest play, Venus / Mars about love and intimacy in 21st century London is about to open at […]

Theatre Review: The Blind and The Intruder

Theatre Review: The Blind and The Intruder

  The Blind and The Intruder at the Old Red Lion Theatre, Islington, are rare classics by the Belgian Nobel Laureate Maurice Maeterlinck and have been given a new spin by Tarquin Productions.  Their aim is to bring forgotten classics back to the London stage with all of the contemporary influences and capabilities of the […]

Theatre Review: Blood Privilege

Theatre Review: Blood Privilege

Blood Privilege is a chilling and atmospheric theatrical experience currently on in the deep dark pit of the White Rabbit Theatre.  The timing of this production seems just right, as it comes on the tail end of pop culture’s love affair of the last five years or so with vampires and gothic romance.  It is […]

Theatre Review: Before The Party

Theatre Review: Before The Party

  Before The Party by Rodney Ackland is a chilling and comedic portrayal of the petty preoccupations of post-war Britain’s upper-middle class and their desire to hide their imperfections. Though this might sound a bit doomy and gloomy , I can guarantee you it will have you in stitches ! The Skinner family is trying […]