Posts Tagged ‘Dear’

Frankensteins

Two hundred years after writing, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein appears to be more relevant today than at any other point. We are on the verge of creating beings in our image, whether through genetics, bioengineering or Artificial Intelligence. We will face the challenge over how to control our creations, just as Frankenstein did. And in a… Continue Reading →

The Art of Success

So it’s the last performance of 2015/16 from MMU’s Manchester School of Theatre, and it’s in HOME’s main theatre space. Nick Dear’s The Art of Success is a tricky play. ¬†At times simply bawdy, at other times pronouncing on the uneasy relationship between art, money and censorship, and covering themes of feminism and desire, this… Continue Reading →