The brilliance of Nadia Latif's Fairview is the way it interrogates the way we each gaze upon the stage, and indeed the world, and it does it in a way that could only happen in the physical space of a theatre.
Beg, borrow or steal a ticket for this one. There's only returns left for the last few performances but if you can get one you won't regret it. This controversial piece has had a very interesting mixed reception from critics. Some, like our own Lyn Gardner, have praised its "brilliance" whilst others have accused it of "preaching to the converted." One thing is for sure: people will be talking about this one for a while.
This radical examination of power is directed by Young Vic’s Genesis Fellow / Associate Director, Nadia Latif. It’s Grandma’s birthday and the Frasier family have gathered to celebrate. Beverly just wants everything to run smoothly, but Tyrone has missed his flight, Keisha is freaking out about college and Grandma has locked herself in the bathroom.