Fantasy is one of the most popular genres, but how is it presented on stage and where do we get our visions and images from?
Who doesn’t love Ian McKellen? Louise Chase reviews the Duke of York’s production of King Lear starring one of the most celebrated Shakespeare actors.
Connie Seamer reviews Shakespeare’s most known play of the starcrossed lovers, performed at the Globe back in 2019.
Is theatre for the masses, or only the wealthy? Elizabeth Sorrell investigates the accessibility of the arts.
Dom Wilton expresses the great excellence and beauty of Peter Schaffer’s Amadeus.
Despite Hamilton’s phenomenal cultural impact, our records editor, Alice Fortt, subjects the characters to microscopic analysis.
Emily Dennis reviews a recording of theatre phenomenon Hamilton, after its anticipated landing on Disney+.
Elizabeth Sorrell takes a look at the depiction on gender throughout the history of theatre.
Morgan McMillan picks apart Yaël Farber’s 2016 production of Lorraine Hansberry’s Les Blancs.
To pick up those theatre blues some of our writers pick out their favourite musicals, because, who doesn’t love a good musical?
Elizabeth Sorrell explores Nicholas Hytner’s production of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Katie Evans discusses the life and work of actor Sir Ian McKellen.
Morgan reviews the Young Vic’s production of Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire