3.0★ ★ ★

Welcome Home, Captain Fox!

Welcome Home, Captain Fox! is a distinctly war-time play, set amidst a time when the world is whirring along to the paranoid beat of the Cold War, and the world of American pop culture buzzes about on the perip...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Medea

In the dark, dimly lit Almeida Theatre, silver light gleams off a kitchen tap—it's the only truly visible thing in the room before the play begins, and it implies with chilling horror the well-known ending of...
1.0

Macbeth

The Scottish play is always a crowd pleaser: it is bloody, full of dark intent and supernatural hijinks, sensual murderesses, and carved out of the best poetry of Shakespeare’s tragic phase. Very little needs...
3.0★ ★ ★

Octagon

Octagon is constructed beautifully, layered with meaning and a pure heart that pulses readily throughout the production. Nadia Latif’s direction is tight, spinning Kristiana Rae Colón’s difficult text int...
5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Lela & Co.

There are few words that can aptly describe the entire feeling of watching Lela & Co. Words like "disturbing" and "eerie" come to mind, but also "powerful" and "enthralling". The combination of startlingly ...
4.0★★★★

Our Country’s Good

Anchored by the full force of the National’s staging abilities, Our Country’s Good transports us to 1787, early in the long colonisation of Australia. In an attempt to unburden the heaving masses of Engla...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Macbeth in Cantonese

To bear witness to Tang Shu-wing Theatre Studio’s adaptation of Macbeth is an experience. The production has obvious overtones of Western minimalism but overflows with an aesthetic so distinctly Asian that it...
3.0★ ★ ★

A Midsummer Night’s Dream in New Orleans

Set in the backyard swamps of Southern America, A Midsummer Night's Dream in New Orleans aspires to transplant the Bard's high energy comedy to a completely alien sensibility. A Midsummer Night's Dream has been...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Splendour

Women have almost always built their lives around the needs and wants of the men in their lives: housewives and mistresses, concubines, daughters, and aristocratic females. History is peppered with examples of ...
2.0★★

Lesere

Lacklustre and totally unsatisfying, Lesere fails to impress. Set in 1921, during the Interwar period, John and Jane Lesere have settled into an unexciting provincial life in France. Enter the enigmatic George ...