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Johnny Carr on playing ‘everybody else’ in ‘The Events’

Johnny Carr takes on a challenging role in Black Swan Theatre Company’s production of David Greig’s play The Events. Appearing opposite Catherine McClements he plays everybody else in the play about an unfathomable tragedy.  From lesbian girlfriends, to grief counselors, confused parents and the plays nemesis – a young man at the centre of a horrific […]

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‘The Events’ is a tense and emotional theatrical journey

The Events | State Theatre Centre | Until 8th July | ★ ★ ★ ★ ★   A few years I got I visited the city of Oslo in Norway. We arrived mid-morning and after settling in to our hotel headed out to explore the city. After visiting some shops and getting a bite to eat, we worked out […]

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Assassins & The Events: Black Swan shine a light on gun control

In his musical Assassins Stephen Sondheim traverses US history visiting each assassination attempt on an American President. From the well known, including the deaths of John F Kennedy and Abraham Lincoln, to attacks on the lives of Gerald Ford, Richard Nixon, James Garfield and William McKinley. It’s a musical journey highlighting that being leader of […]

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