Newly formed Paper Creatures Theatre are making their debut at this year’s Camden Fringe with a new play by up and coming writer Tom Hartwell. The company was founded by actors Jon Tozzi and Nathan Coenen, and aims to promote new writing in the productions they put on (to find out more, do read this excellent feature from Millennial […]Read more "Flood"
For Meat Loaf fans, the stage production of Bat Out of Hell (written as a musical but more famous as the classic albums) has been a long time coming. After an initial run in Manchester, it’s come to London’s West End, where it has been extended due to phenomenal demand. It’s 2100, and Manhattan has […]Read more "Bat Out of Hell"
To mark 2,000 years since Ovid’s death (a classical poet particularly favoured by William Shakespeare), the RSC is currently running a ‘Rome’ season – as part of this, Gregory Doran’s puppet version of Venus and Adonis has been revived for a short run in the Swan Theatre. The narrative poem, dedicated to the Earl of Southampton, […]Read more "Venus and Adonis"
Revived to celebrate its 20th anniversary, Enda Walsh’s play (that has also been adapted for film) has a limited run at Trafalgar Studios this summer. It sees Harry Potter star Evanna Lynch return to the stage for the first time in four years, starring opposite fellow Irish actor Colin Campbell. It tells the story of […]Read more "Disco Pigs"
Lazarus Theatre’s first offering of the summer is a 90-minute production of the notorious Shakespeare play The Taming of the Shrew, running for another week at Brockley Jack Theatre. Though often not played that way, it is technically a play within a play, as Sly is brought in and has something performed to suit his rather […]Read more "The Taming of the Shrew (Lazarus Theatre)"
If you’re looking to keep your children entertained during the summer holidays, Freckle Productions have the solution. The newly formed company are currently resident in Leicester Square Theatre with an hour- long show based on stories by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler (best known for creating The Gruffalo). Using puppetry, music and physical theatre, they tell several […]Read more "Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales"
On Monday night, up and coming director Jordan Murphy held a fundraiser for a couple of brand new musicals that will be produced later in the year. Battersea Barge was the location, and amongst a variety of musical theatre and classic tunes, the audience was treated to some previews of a few of the […]Read more "A Night On The Barge"