We spoke to Director Claire Wood about the Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Company’s upcoming production of The Lark, Jean Anouilh’s inspiring play about Joan of Arc.
Xameleon Theatre’s bilingual production overflows with ambition, yet doesn’t always hit the mark.
A powerfully poignant piece about fertility issues and the lengths women will go to have a child of their own.
An honourable portrayal of an incredible story of human survival, which has its own challenges to overcome.
A tough-going yet worthwhile adaptation that preserves Chekov’s vision of modern theatre.
An ambitious project paying homage to Merce Cunningham, which misses the opportunity to start a new following for the choreographer.
A cool contemporary performance that loses itself in trying to make a statement.
An outstanding trio of performances that redefine ballet.
An exceptional reimagining of a classic Greek tragedy that leaves you breathless.
Charles Atlas’s attempt to enter the fourth dimension falls short of expectations.
An insightful look at the cost of public apologies, which is weighed down by the heavy subject matter.
A provocative piece tracking a woman’s rise and fall through the lens of social media.
Despite its ambitious length, this three-hour-long dissection of the USA’s political climate lacks groundbreaking insight.
An understated exploration of martial woes and making relationships work.
Peeping Tom’s star is lost among comic farce and negative portrayals of elderly care.
Gecko enrapture their audiences with this energetic and eccentric portrayal of the modern world.
Théâtre de L’Entrouvert’s masterful puppetry and creativity leaves its audiences transfixed.
An entertaining, though slightly lacking, display of puppetry and folklore at the London International Mime Festival.
A carefully composed piece of theatre detailing one Holocaust survivor’s struggle to make sense of his experiences.
A drawn-out yet moving performance about family and survival.
Sarah Bebe Holmes is entrancing from start to finish in this masterfully crafted piece of physical theatre.
Gary McNair’s drama contemplates a future without the NHS. The result isn’t promising.
Zimmerman’s script stunts his protagonist in this reactive piece on grief and gun violence.
Iseult Golden and David Horan offer a stellar exploration of the education system, class and raising kids after separation.