The writer Lorna Moon’s story is worth a play of its own, but for this revival of Mike Gibb’s touring 2010 production, just Moon’s own memories of her upbringing in rural Aberdeenshire are the subject.
The story of Sir John Franklin's lost expedition is one of the most notorious and tragic in all Britain's long seafaring history.
Touching The Void, the play, arrives in Perth this week for a limited run. Based on the real-life drama that caught the world's attention, and also the subject of a film and a book, this stage version has already received some outstanding critical notices.
It’s fair to say that Arthur Miller knew a thing or two about plays.
Christmas shows and pantomimes and are often our first experiences of theatre, so it’s important that they deliver a special sort of magic - the unforgettable kind. The Dundee Rep offers all that and more in their latest festive production, The Snow Queen.
In a world where we have so much choice, it’s hard to find something that really grabs us. So much of what we see on screen and stage, leaves us indifferent – yeah it was good we’ll say, but soon the experience will be hazy in our minds.
Theatre fans take note. Broadway’s longest running thriller, Deathtrap, hits Dundee in February, when Dundee Rep takes on Ira Levin’s dark play about a washed-up writer in desperate need of his next big Broadway hit.
Theatre fans are in for a deliciously noir treat this month as The Maids takes to the stage at the Dundee Rep. After opening artistic director Andrew Panton’s first season with the gloriously black comedy August: Osage County, the company have taken an altogether darker turn with this twisted psychological thriller, about two murderous servants.
Gather all the members of any family together in one house and there’s bound to be friction. Turn up the heat a notch or two and there may even be fireworks.