March 16, 2020

For the 67th annual Greek play, King’s College London returns with its most ambitious project yet, 'Dionysus in the Underworld.' This year, director David Bullen and associate director Isaac Freeman have fused the works of two celebrated Greek dramatists namely, Aristo...

April 21, 2018

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A piece of interlinked wooden fencing hangs centerstage and resembles the partition of a confession box. Sipping on sangria included with the ticket, the play commences under an ominous mood light that blankets the stage. Act...

April 4, 2018

Matthew Hennigar’s comically existentialist production ‘Why Did The Chicken Cross The Road?’ throws us between questions that underline our search for purpose and the disorientating nature of existence whilst immersing us in the relationships we find on stage.

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March 22, 2018

21st – 23rd March 2018

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Retrograde by definition not only refers to the motion of a planet moving backwards in its orbital path, but defines reverting back to an inferior condition. Warped into a kaleidoscope of stylistic interpretations of the...

March 2, 2018

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Lily Shahmoon’s When The Bang Comes certainly provided a bang of emotions, shock and engagement from the audience. Staged in Tutu’s Room in the Macadam Building at King’s College London, relevant and pressing issues raised over...

March 1, 2018

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As a newcomer to the revered world of Gilbert and Sullivan, I wasn’t entirely sure whether or not Iolanthe was the place to start, given its comparative obscurity and the enormous number of classics the pair wrote during their incredib...

February 28, 2018

Director Holly Smith’s production of Medea is an ambitious, if at times muddled, reworking of Euripedes’ seminal tragedy. The play is performed in both English (with an all-new translation) and generally authentic-sounding Ancient Greek, an impressive feat that the cas...

February 12, 2018

As the title suggests, the Vagina monologues was less of a play and more of a series of one sided discussions of female sexuality. Taken from hundreds of interviews with women (and those that identify as women) from ages 5 to 95, the unconventional format was fitting f...

January 18, 2018

“Behind every exquisite thing that existed, there was something tragic.”

Staged in King’s College’s striking, curiously ornate Anatomy Museum, Sam Kindon’s visceral production injects a shot of adrenaline into Oscar Wilde’s seminal novel of beauty, brutality and excess.

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November 21, 2017

‘This is the narrative: men fuck women’

Thomas Froy’s new play, Hommo, is upfront and transparent regarding its purpose. It is an exploration of the arch maleness that has come to pervade our society and the refusal to show emotion and thus weakness. The program notes c...

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