With the world around them changing faster than they can keep up with, three children are caught in a holy war that forces them to embark on a dangerous journey and make the toughest decisions of their lives.
A towering bronze door – epic, monumental, regal, yet tarnished – dominates the Paul Brown-designed Olivier theatre stage, watching over Sophocles’s tragic tale with unwavering, unemotional solidarity.
Cabaret, circus, comedy and performance art combine to create arguably two of the most surreal, risqué and entertaining hours you can currently spend in London, with the arrival of the bizarre La Clique at the Hippodrome.
Tarell Alvin McCraney scored a critical success with his debut at the Young Vic last year, The Brothers Size, which is now simultaneously revived in the studio while a bigger, altogether bolder production of that play’s prequel, In The Red And Brown Water, consumes the main stage.
After a series of leaks left the Bush theatre unable to turn on its stage lights, undaunted, the theatre decided to create a novel selection of plays, all of which could be staged as the natural light outside was falling. Charlotte Marshall was in the first night audience to experience theatre in the dark.