Returning to the Almeidawith critically acclaimed show Hymn, which was live-streamed earlier on this year, Danny Sapaniand Adrian Lesterprovide a welcome return to live theatre, both providing powerhouse performances gravitating all within their newly established world.
Having received its world premiere in 1967 at the Hampstead Theatre, Tennessee Williams‘ lesser known play, The Two Character Play returns 54 years later, themes of loneliness and mental health resonant as ever.
OCD is a common mental health condition where a person has obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviours, with symptoms usually starting to appear during early adulthood (NHS). Exploring this further, alongside his dealing with depression, Ant Lightfoot presents Am I A Terrible Person?
With travel options currently limited due to the pandemic, this time has offered the opportunity to plan future excursions, as well as look back on memories formed. Tapping into this human need to embark on many a journey, Hitcher Encounters present We’re All Strangers Here, an experiential project fusing immersive performance with audio clips to present a timely digital piece of work for our technical age.
A neurodegenrative disease that witnesses the patient’s condition progressively worsen over a steady period of time, Alzheimer’s Disease impacts memory, language, can cause disorientation and behavioural issues amongst other symptoms. Highlighting the impact of this devastating condition within a mother-daughter dynamic, Kate Maravan presents The Old House.
Commutes are a fascinating part of a journey, how we use that time varying from person to person. Tapping into this intriguing part of our routine, writer Ben Worth presents Open Return, an online drama bringing the experiences of two women, initially strangers, on their commute – to the fore.
Seeking inspiration from the Spanish Golden Age of literature, AURIC presents an online audio experience ushering in our new online-live hybrid era of theatre. Via the medium of sound, the live recorded album ponders big ideas such as the cosmos, nature and humanity.
Offering an opportunity to reflect post Covid, The Language of Kindness celebrates the resilience of healthcare professionals within the NHS, a facet within our society brought more so to the forefront due to the events of the past year and rightly so.
I and the Village is a play about some kind of centre, in which people are living, or being kept, it is never really clear. Three women live in one room, and eventually, they all leave. And that’s pretty much it; on the surface, this concept has enormous scope to delve into the tension and interpersonal relationships in such an intense space.