Yasmin Gurreeboo’s Foul Play was specifically formed to present works which deliver the classics through a feminist filter. Sara Ruhl’s Eurydice is a perfect example.
This is a new rethinking of Shakespeare's Macbeth to attempt to make us re-evaluate our gender prejudices.
Revolving around the disappointments, dreams and tragedies of the Dockerty family, this story is a depressing reminder of the difficulties that faced, and still do face, communities with high unemployment and low levels of education.
Director Ellonye Keniry has come up trumps. For parents and would-be parents, or anyone who simply wants to know how it’s done, Controlled Crying is a noteworthy study of parenthood.
For something a little different, pay a visit to the latest production from No Tenors Allowed. This production uses three short, one act operas and sets them in and around a saloon in the old American west.