For some reason, despite the fact that we’re all glued to our phones and screens like an extra limb, and that we communicate with everyone else important in our lives through technology, the idea of meeting a partner online is still slightly taboo. Alyssa Salter of all female theatre company New Match Collective realised howContinue reading “Swipe”

Leo Butler’s Boy at London’s Almeida Theatre

Read the original on State of The Arts Seventy five minutes of nothing. Just watching a kid that you, outside, going about your busy, full, purposeful life, would never even notice. Imagine if that was your life. In Boy, Leo Butler (writer) and Sacha Ware (director) depict the plight of Liam (played by Frankie Fox), aContinue reading “Leo Butler’s Boy at London’s Almeida Theatre”

My Mother Said I Never Should

St James Theatre Running until May 21st 2016 It’s the first time Charlotte Keatley’s play has been performed in London in 25 years, but this production of My Mother Said I Never Should, produced by Tiny Fires and running at St James Theatre, suggests that the capital has been waiting that long. It’s easy  toContinue reading “My Mother Said I Never Should”

Gender Reversed A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Review

A stage coated in dead leaves, a bright faced woman proffering coats to the audience, and a silence. This is the Forest of Eden, where strange and magical things can happen. Spirits frolic in the woods, love potions turn people mad and a donkey’s ears start growing from a man’s head. And it’s not theContinue reading “Gender Reversed A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Review”

I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change

  Sedos Theatre Director: Emma J Leaver Musical director: Michael Cannon Producers: Pippa Kyle & Ruth Luckins Photos by Michael Smith Book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro, Music by Jimmy Roberts The words ‘am dram musical theatre’ strike fear in most people, even those fully signed up to all things fringe and kitsch. Thankfully, Sedos are not your usualContinue reading “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change”