The Toxic Avenger

Entering the for a performance of the Toxic Avenger we were struck by how much it reminded us of Urine Town. The grubby sewer set, the smell, the decay. It all added to the feeling that this was a toxic place to be….. Based on Lloyd Kaufman’s 1984 American superhero comedy horror film, this is the musical The… More The Toxic Avenger

Elizabethan Theatre in Southwark

Plays were performed in the courtyards of inns, college halls, inns and private houses until 1576. Then the actor-manager James Burbage built the Theatre in Shoreditch with his brother-in-law John Brayne. This was the first purpose-built playhouse in London. William Shakespeare joined the resident troupe at the Theatre in the 1580s. Elizabethan theatres could attract up to 3000 people and were used… More Elizabethan Theatre in Southwark