Month: April 2019

  • Flashback: The Birthday Party

    Flashback: The Birthday Party

    Harold Pinter’s play The Birthday Party had its London premiere – on this day in 1958 – at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith. The critics didn’t take to it and shot it down in flames – it was taken off after not even a week’s run. What made the play so controversial, and why is […]

  • Casting Call for Eurydice

    Thespians assemble! We’re casting for our new show Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl! The famous myth of Orpheus reimagined – this play follows his lover Eurydice’s journey to the underworld. After Eurydice dies on the two lovers’ wedding night, Orpheus, consumed with grief, tries to reach her in the land of the dead. While he tries […]