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Cabildo: uncharted territory updated for an unprecedented age

Strong female voices aren’t just onstage in the uncharted territory of Amy Beach’s Cabildo. Idgie Beau reviews the latest in the Grimeborn 2019 season:

Origami Soundscapes/ The Crane: new explorations in operatic form

Verity Lane brings Orizuru to life through an exploration of love, loyalty and labour. Idgie Beau reviews Origami Soundscapes/ The Crane in the Arcola Theatre's Grimeborn 2019...

Hippolyte et Aricie: Rameau’s grandiose baroque opera remains over the top

Ensemble OrQuesta explore love and loss through an elaborate Greek tragedy. Idgie Beau reviews Hippolyte et Aricie, part of the Arcola Theatre's Grimeborn 2019 season:

Little Miss Sunshine – a road musical

The hit family road-trip comedy, Little Miss Sunshine has been brought to the stage, the UK premiere as an adventurous musical. Jonathan Penney reviews:

Sex & Scandal in The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives

Set in modern day Nigeria, The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives is a novel by Lola Shoneyin. Rotimi Babatunde’s adaptation is vibrant, raucous and raw. Nicola Acquah reviews:

Review – Moormaid: nostalgic memory & stark reality

Marion Bott explores the devastating consequences of radicalisation in her new play, Moormaid, in a production from The Alchemist Theatre Company.

#Hashtag Lightie review – prejudices about race and identity

#Hashtag Lightie is a very modern story set in the YouTube and technology generation, highlighting prejudices about race and identity that are as old as time. Ella (Adele James) se...