Tagged with Royal Court

Escaped Alone – Caryl Churchill

Escaped Alone (now playing at the Royal Court Theatre) evinces Churchill writing at her most eloquent and politically charged finest. Not since Top Girls in 1982 has she given us an all-female cast: here, four women in their seventies gather in a sunny garden to gossip over afternoon tea. But this fifty-minute drama brings a … Continue reading

A Time to Reap – Royal Court Theatre Upstairs

Women’s reproductive rights were a staple of second-wave feminist drama, surfacing in plays such as Caryl Churchill’s Vinegar Tom or Sarah Daniels’ Byrthrite. Now they are back at the Royal Court in a new play, A Time to Reap, by emerging Polish dramatist, Anna Wakulik, who participated in the Court’s International Residency in 2011. A … Continue reading

Feast: Royal Court & Young Vic Co-Production

Feast, as the title suggests, is a rich recipe, this for serving up Yoruba culture in a lavish dish of playwriting, music and dance. The Yoruba vision came from Elyse Dodgson, Head of the Royal Court’s International Department, and the production ranks as one of the Court’s most ambitious international projects to-date. With the Royal … Continue reading