Sunday, January 24, 2021
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    Lighting: the art of manipulating the audience

    The effect of light is upon the unconscious, unacknowledged unless you are thinking about it, but it’s influencing you all the same.

    Are we blind to the need for blind casting?

    Perhaps the biggest debate surrounding ‘gender-blind and colour-blind’ casting (with which actors are cast regardless of the traditional race/gender of their role) is the...

    Review: The Entertainer

    "Stage Wrong’s performance draws us into the dysfunctional, haunted world of the Rice family and insightfully pulls apart their fractures." Alice Williams reviews The Entertainer at Keble O'Reilly.
    An actress covered in blood with arms open yells at the sky

    What does it take to be an actor?

    Want to be a fantastic actor? All it takes is method acting, audience empathy and a pursuit of the fantasy world.
    Cleopatra (Sophie Okonedo) kneels behind a dying Antony (Ralph Fiennes) flanked by two servants.

    Review: Antony and Cleopatra – a star-studded Shakespeare

    Lawrence Li is impressed by the National Theatre’s opulent imagining of a Shakespearean classic
    A scene from Silent Night. A group of World War I soldiers sit in various positions and cheer on a soldier in the centre who has a hand raised and is singing.

    Silent Night Review – ‘a story very relevant to our time’

    The multilingual reimagining of the Christmas Truce at Leeds Town Hall feels particularly timely
    A large empty cinema with black seats facing a large blank screen

    “After three hours in an Omniplex I am, at least, still...

    Dorothy McDowell sees potential in livestreaming theatre, but it still fails to reach a mainstream audience

    Dining al Desko Preview – ‘a tale of high treachery and...

    An acutely observed examination of inane office politics, despair, and social media