Tag Archives: depression

Teddy Ferrara

Donmar Warehouse, London (****)

© Manuel Harlan

© Manuel Harlan

Christopher Shinn always makes one think. The obvious is never quite it with the American playwright who has had five plays premiered in London, all at the Royal Court including Now or Later (2008) directed by this production’s director, Dominic Cooke whilst artistic director. Continue reading

Every Brilliant Thing

Paines Plough Roundabout Theatre, Southbank, London

© Mihaela Bodlovic

© Mihaela Bodlovic

If you told someone about a show featuring depression and being the child of a suicidal mother, most responses would be, `oh, I don’t think so. Not for me. Sounds too depressing.’ Continue reading