Spring Awakening

Spring Awakening

Winner of the Tony and Olivier awards for best musical, Spring Awakening tells a story of adolescent anarchy, set to one of the most loved scores of the 21st century. 

The Tragedy of Macbeth

The Tragedy of Macbeth

A little later than now, in the ruins of a theatre, three witches make a prophecy. 

Vassa

Vassa

In a rare proscenium-style presentation at the Almeida Theatre, director Tinuke Craig offers Maxim Gorky’s Vassa as her debut production for the venue in a new adaptation by Mike… 

The Hunt

The Hunt

Relax and enjoy the welcome extended to guests at the local infants’ school which Michele Austin delivers with considerable warmth and obvious delight. 

Three Sisters

Three Sisters

An air of timelessness perversely pervades Three Sisters at the Almeida. 

Shipwreck

Shipwreck

‘I haven’t had a Trump free 24-hours for… I don’t know how long’ complains a house-guest, ushered in from the cold before a snowstorm strikes a recently purchased farmste… 

The Wild Duck

The Wild Duck

A brightly lit auditorium and bare stage, with its exposed brick walls, look all set for a rehearsal. 

The Twilight Zone

The Twilight Zone

Welcome to another theatrical dimension, beyond which there may be no clear sense of purpose. 

Hamlet

Hamlet

What’s real, what’s imagined and what’s the cause - or effect - of madness are the questions most of us know to be raised but rarely consistently answered in Shakespeare’s most (… 

They Drink It In The Congo

They Drink It In The Congo

There’s a very British way of how we process learning about atrocities going on in the world that many of us know little about - first humour, then guilt, a desire to somehow “fi… 

Boy

Boy

For all we may use the platitude that “life is too short”, the harsh reality is that for most of us, it is anything but – and we fill the many minutes, hours and days bemoa… 

Medea

Medea

The Almeida is in the middle of its Greeks festival presenting new versions of classical Greek tragedies. 

Game

Game

The rising trend in ‘poverty porn’ suggests that there’s money in laughing at, scorning at and ultimately punishing the socially and economically deprived.