Home / Tag Archives: dystopian

Tag Archives: dystopian

Building The Wall – Park Theatre, London

Writer: Robert Schenkkan Director: Jez Bond Reviewer: Christie-Luke Jones Building The Wall is an unsettling glimpse into a dystopian (near) future in which Trump’s America has declared martial law. The stage is a sterile prison meeting room in El Paso, Texas. The audience watches through Perspex walls as Rick (Trevor White), a Caucasian man in his 40s clad in an ...

Read More »

War in America – New Parliament House, Edinburgh

man standing in courrtroom war in america edinburgh

Writer: Jo Clifford Director: Susan Worsfold Reviewer: Emily Hall Director Susan Worsfield has brought War in America  to life for the first time, over twenty years after it was written. Though the play was deemed “too offensive” for production in 1996, it is a striking anecdote to 2017, touching on issues of government corruption, political naiveté and chaotic leader transitions ...

Read More »