Internationaal Theater Amsterdam: Medea

Simon Stone rewrites Euripides’s Medea as a taut, edge-of-your-seat play, finding a contemporary and relatable reality for his masterful modern-day retelling of an average family’s darkest days. 

Dancers

Ballet Black: Triple Bill

There’s always a buzz when Ballet Black take to our main stage, their popular programmes contrasting dramatic and playful storytelling in a lively showcase of powerful choreography.

Cillian Murphy

Wayward Productions: Grief is the Thing with Feathers

Cillian Murphy (Peaky Blinders) gives a riveting, shape-shifting performance in Enda Walsh’s adaptation of Max Porter’s award-winning novel, a heart-wrenching meditation on love, loss and living. 

Merce and Trevor

Ferran Carvajal/Trevor Carlson: Not a moment too soon

Trevor Carlson, close friend and Executive Director to Merce Cunningham, reflects on the 12 years he spent as a companion to the choreographer, offering a rare insight into the final days of a master.

A dreary office space

Galway International Arts Festival: Rooms

Ushered into a series of five realistic spaces, housing clues to the character once confined within their walls, you’ll hear haunting accounts of solitude as part of an immersive theatre installation.

male dancer jumping mid air

Night of 100 Solos: A Centennial Event

On the night Merce Cunningham would have turned 100, the Barbican participates in a one-off global event to celebrate the most influential American-born choreographer of the 20th century.

Dancer with colourful background

Four Quartets

Published 75 years ago, Four Quartets is considered the crowning achievement of TS Eliot’s career as a poet. Today three visionaries respond to the cycle in a ravishing union of dance, music and art.

three people

Cheek by Jowl: The Knight of the Burning Pestle

Cheek by Jowl reunite with the Russian ensemble ‘so electrifyingly intense they make your hair stand on end’ (The Times) for the first time since Measure for Measure in this outrageous comedy.