Julian Eaves reviews Clare Barron’s Dance Nation which is now playing at the Almeida Theatre.
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The Almeida Theatre announce the full cast for the UK premiere of Clare Barron’s new play Dance Nation, directed by Bijan Sheibani.
Yes Gundog is a bleak play, but the script breaks into the most wonderful, poetic language, particularly from Mick, who delivers a beautiful speech about planting himself in the earth and the sky to protect his family.
By the end of the play there is a horrifying awareness that a variation of this story is currently being enacted for real somewhere in the near vicinity: in immediate families, next door, down the road, but certainly not further away than the next suburb. This is a situation, indeed a problem that concerns everyone […]
Following an acclaimed season at the Hampstead Downstairs last year, James Fritz’s Olivier nominated debut play Four Minutes Twelve Seconds will transfer to the Trafalgar Studios this November. Seventeen year old Jack is the apple of his mother’s eye. Di and David have devoted their whole lives to giving him every opportunity they never had. […]