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Cordelia Lynn and Rebecca Frecknall’s version of Chekhov’s classic, Three Sisters, offers a fresh and modern take on the tale of three siblings yearning for a better life in Moscow.
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The National Theatre’s latest adaptation of Andrea Levy’s novel, Small Island, offers a powerful and poignant exploration of identity, home and belonging.
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A dinner party brings together five iconic female figures from history and myth in Caryl Churchill’s famous play, Top Girls. Our arts contributor, Jo Hemmings, reviews the National Theatre’s latest revival of Churchill’s feminist classic.
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With a stellar cast and a who’s who in US politics, Anne Washburn’s Shipwreck is the perfect play to explore Trump’s presidency in the era of entertainment by news.
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Simon Stone’s Medea, performed by the International Theatre Amsterdam, is a bold, masterful juxtaposition of Euripidean and Contemporary Tragedy, says our arts contributor Barbara Bollig.
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Our arts contributor Judith Roberts explores the phenomenon of the New Woman in the work of several women playwrights from the early twentieth century.
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