National Theatre of Scotland

How to Act

"Eatough’s astonishing production."
★★★★★ The Scotsman on Lanark
_ Time: 13.10
_ Duration: 60 mins
_ Venue: Main Hall
_ Age Suitability: 14+

Internationally-renowned theatre director Anthony Nicholl has travelled the globe on a life-long quest to discover the true essence of theatre. Today he gives a masterclass, demonstrating first-hand the methods he cultivated in Africa and cultures throughout the world. Promise, an aspiring actress, has been hand-picked to participate. What unfolds between them forces Nicholl to question all of his assumptions about his life and art. How to Act is a new play by Graham Eatough. Graham was one of the co-founders of acclaimed theatre company Suspect Culture and directed the 2015 Edinburgh International Festival production of Lanark.

Press & reviews
  • ★★★★ List 'Last Dream (on Earth)' - read
  • Herald Scotland 'Our Ladies of Perpetual Succour' - read
  • ★★★★★ - All Edinburgh Theatre - read
  • ★★★★ - Edinburgh Guide - read
  • ★★★★★ - British Theatre Guide - read
  • ★★★★★ - Broadway Baby - read
  • ★★★★ - Fest - read
  • ★★★★ - The Wee Review - read
  • ★★★★ - The Scotsman - read
  • ★★★★ - Theatre Bubble - read
  • ★★★★ - ScotsGay - read
  • HIGHLY RECOMMENDED- Fringe Review - read
  • ★★★★★ - Theatre Extra - read
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