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There’s endearing authenticity to Lily Shahmoon’s delicate gender-drama Lipstick, in which two young women play teenage boys navigating their emotional needs and
This poignant, anonymously authored monologue charts a woman’s troubled transition into motherhood. Everywoman explores the idea of the female experience as something
Tim Crouch’s I, Cinna (The Poet) is the fifth in his series of shows giving full life to some of Shakespeare’s minor
The latest offering from People Show – the UK’s longest-running experimental theatre group – is a mind-boggling accumulation of imagery that’s almost
Nothing is neutral. That’s the message in Cassiopeia Berkeley-Agyepong and Simone Ibbett-Brown’s febrile debut play. Shuck ‘n’ Jive explores racism in the
As part of Ovalhouse’s final season at its original Kenninghton home – it moves to Brixton next year – it has commissioned
Emma Kinane’s taut new play explores how physical and emotional trauma can seep down through the generations. The playwright carefully grafts themes
Based on the long-dead TV show of the same name, Brainiac Live has toured the globe with its stage show for young
Australian cabaret Yummy combines drag, dance, circus and burlesque performers. It has led the way in incorporating women in drag spaces. The
Some re-imagining of Shakespeare plays can creak under the weight of their own ideas, but this is not the case of Darren
Ollie George Clark’s sparky, well-observed play delves into the murky world of modern-day crisis management. YouTuber turned actor Arthur Moses has won
Ell Potter and Mary Higgins’ heart-warming show takes the form of a fun and fascinating attempt to untangle to intersection of bodies,
David Eldridge’s hymn to the 1980s, written in 2006, is a huge undertaking. It requires a large cast playing multiple roles to
Emma Dennis-Edwards’ piercing one-woman show, a Fringe First winner in Edinburgh last year, powerfully picks apart the individualism that often lurks beneath
With the cultural narrative swirling around how men control and coerce women, Henry Devas’ well-timed debut tackles another side of toxic masculinity:
Paralysing pontifications: Sally Hales writes on Anne Washburn's brilliant new satire of an America that can't save itself from Trump.
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Sweating the small stuff: Sally Hales reviews Rose Lewenstein's new play, which explores climate change through an intimate depiction of a relationship.
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'The carefully papered-over cracks in their identities are ripped open': Sally Hales reviews Matt Jones and Kele Okereke's timely play about an international gay couple, with music from Bloc…
A trip to South America that is supposed to heal a couple’s failing relationship instead exposes its fault-lines in Spanish playwright Victor
Nights at the Circus: Sally Hales reviews an uneven attempt to bring the big top back in time.
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"debbie tucker green’s genius lies in how she excavates the functioning of power" - Sally Hales writes on her new work, ear for eye.
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Same old story: Nina Raine's play ends up reaffirming a depressingly familiar set of stereotypes about childless women.
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An enemy of the people: Sally Hales reviews the West End debut of Dawn King's 'neat, slick, streamlined four-hander'.
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Emotional Labour: Sally Hales reviews Emily Schwend's play about an overstretched Texan mother.
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Words, words, words: Brian Friel's masterful meditation on language is magnificently revived by Ian Rickson.
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A beautiful, polyphonic cacophany: Philip Venables' contemporary opera is an astonishing adaptation of Sarah Kane's play.
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Endless blue: Sally Hales on Cheek By Jowl's wonderfully lucid staging of Shakespeare's romance.
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Black Lives Matter: Tearrance Arvelle Chisholm's new play sets a family drama against the backdrop of Charlottesville.
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Dangerously close: Alexander Matthews' social drama set in a South London Indian Restaurant just about skirts stereotyping.
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Privileged, bored and probably lazy: Sally Hales reviews the UK premiere of Amy Herzog's relationship psychodrama.
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Age of Anxiety fears: Sally Hales reviews Anne Washburn's adaptation of the cult sci-fi series.
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