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Key Change is Critics Pick in the NY Times!

Key Change is Critics Pick in the NY Times!

We've been getting some brilliant reviews during our run in New York but are delighted that Key Change has not only been featured on the front page of the Arts section but has also been named as 'Critics Pick' by the New York Times.

“a moving, intimate and superbly acted drama about women’s lives in a British prison.” Read the full New York Times review here

Here are some other interviews and reviews from our time in New York:

Stage Buddy interview with Catrina McHugh on Open Clasp and Key Change

TFD Stages interview: Life In Prison, As Told By the Women Who Live There - Martha Wade Steketee

Exeunt review "Emotionally powerful and often deeply moving"

Theatre is Easy review “Key Change liberates a taboo and takes us towards a much needed change, modulating abuse into empowerment. A must-see play”

Stage Buddy review "All of the performances are rough, bloody and believable...a well-crafted, sensitively directed and impressively performed piece of theater."

Critics Pick "a moving, intimate and superbly acted drama about women’s lives in a British prison" New York Times
★★★★ "Exquisite... Singing with an everyday poetry as if the devising process had unlocked a waterfall of creativity" Lyn Gardner, The Guardian
★★★★★ "A touching, empowering work that hits the hat-trick of great script, direction and performance" The Stage
"Open Clasp is truly a treasure of the north east that must be supported and encouraged to become a treasure of the nation" British Theatre Guide
"Open Clasp have the balls, the brains and above all, the sense of humour, to tackle issues in a fresh and beguiling way" Metro
"Open Clasp’s work shows a grass roots radicalism and genuine commitment, coupled with professionalism" British Theatre Guide