Following a sell-out run at this years Edinburgh Fringe, Milly Thomas’ award-winning play Dust is to transfer to Soho Theatre from 20 February to 17 March 2018. Directed by Sara Joyce, Dust is a freshing, caustic and comedic treatment of one woman’s depression, suicide and everything that happens afterwards. Milly Thomas was awarded a Stage […]
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Milly Thomas has won a Stage Edinburgh Award for her performance in Dust – a self-penned piece, directed by Sara Joyce. Dust is a refreshing, caustic and comedic treatment of one woman’s depression, suicide and everything that happens afterwards. In an unflinching examination of suicide, this stripped-back monologue for one woman explodes the myth that […]
Despite the intensity of the piece, Brutal Cessation is peppered with a dark wit which, judging my Thomas’s other Fringe play, Dust, is a trademark of her writing.
At times brutally graphic and always gripping, the writing is sharp and honest, confirming this as an impressive piece from someone we are sure to hear more of.
Milly Thomas’s savage new play Brital Cessation explores the violence in relationships, expectations of gender and what happens when we;re no longer in love but refuse to let go. Following the story of a rotting relationship and the purgatory that follows, the shows asks: Is having no reason to stay a reason to leave? Laced […]
This was one of the most demanding nights I have had in the theatre as reviewer or audience member in a long while, and that was wholly justified by the challenge and revelation of the play. We shall hear more of this author and these actors before long, to be sure.
With the recent news that the Florida and Wisconsin state governments have banned employees of their state level environmental protection agencies from using phrases like “climate change” or “global warming” in any official capacity, “Animals,” now playing at Theatre503, is a particularly prescient and fascinating piece of political theatre.