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Saturday, May 25, 2019

‘The thriller aspects are definitely effective, if not the sense of history’: ANNA – National Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Intriguing Cold War thriller Anna is thoroughly immersive, but lacks a convincing sense of historical reality.

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Text of the Day: Out of Water by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.

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Monday, May 20, 2019

‘Powerful, direct & allusive’: SALT. – Royal Court Theatre by Aleks Sierz

One woman’s journey to explore the legacy of the slave trade is brilliantly personal and provocative in salt. at the Royal Court Theatre.

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Sunday, May 19, 2019

‘Mildly interesting, mildly well written & mildly amusing’: WHITE PEARL – Royal Court Theatre by Aleks Sierz

White Pearl at the Royal Court Theatre, a new satire about the cosmetics industry and race, plays with stereotypes but is only mildly funny.

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Friday, May 17, 2019

Text of the Day: Jude by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.

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Monday, May 13, 2019

Text of the Day: Rosmersholm by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.

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Saturday, May 11, 2019

‘Relevant & fulsomely entertaining’: SMALL ISLAND – National Theatre by Aleks Sierz

The stage version of Andrea Levy’s classic Windrush story is a fun epic that takes ages and ages to warm up.

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Thursday, May 9, 2019

Text of the Day: The Half God of Rainfall by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.

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Monday, May 6, 2019

‘A small play that radiates with a wider resonance’: OUT OF WATER – Orange Tree Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Out of Water, a new play about gender, regional and professional identity, rides the crest of the feelgood factor.

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Sunday, May 5, 2019

‘In the end this is more comedy than tragedy’: JUDE – Hampstead Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Jude, Howard Brenton’s new cerebral tragi-comedy about a Syrian refugee’s Oxford dreams, is just too gnomic.

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Friday, May 3, 2019

‘Flies because of the vigour of the text & the electricity of the staging’: THE HALF GOD OF RAINFALL – Kiln Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Poetic two-hander The Half God of Rainfall combines epic myth, family relationships and gender politics in an exciting evening.

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Text of the Day: Three Sisters by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.

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Saturday, April 27, 2019

Text of the Day: A German Life by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.

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Friday, April 26, 2019

‘Disappointingly uneven’: ALL MY SONS – The Old Vic by Aleks Sierz

Revival of Arthur Miller’s classic family drama All My Sons is very starry but the result is disappointingly uneven.

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Thursday, April 25, 2019

Text of the Day: Top Girls by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.

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Saturday, April 20, 2019

‘Disappointingly middle of the road’: THREE SISTERS – Almeida Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Chekhov classic from the team behind the West End hit Summer and Smoke is too middle of the road The post Three Sisters, Almeida Theatre appeared first on Aleks Sierz.

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Thursday, April 18, 2019

Text of the Day: Pah-La by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.

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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Text of the Day: Emilia by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.

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Friday, April 12, 2019

‘The piece’s message is rather fuzzy’: PAH-LA – Royal Court Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Pah-La, a new play about the freedom struggle in Tibet, is a bit too unclear and unfocused for its own good.

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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Text of the Day: Wolfie by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.

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Monday, April 8, 2019

‘Written with an intense energy & great pace’: MOUTHPIECE – Soho Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Metatheatre rules okay in Kieran Hurley’s account of ethical tangles in his Edinburgh tale of two cities in Mouthpiece at the Soho Theatre.

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Thursday, April 4, 2019

Text of the Day: Betrayal by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.

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Friday, March 29, 2019

‘A dark tale that positively throbs with excitement’: WOLFIE – Theatre 503 by Aleks Sierz

Ross Willis’ dazzle-bright debut play Wolfie is wild and wonderfully imaginative: innovative fringe theatre triumphs again.

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Text of the Day: The Son by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.

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Monday, March 25, 2019

‘Shamelessly rousing & disappointingly crude’: EMILIA – West End by Aleks Sierz

Triumphant, if crude, the West End transfer of Emilia is a heartfelt account of a Renaissance woman who has been hidden from history.

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Friday, March 22, 2019

‘I can never do this show justice. It’s simply too good for words’: THE SHAPE Of PAIN – Wilton’s Music Hall by Aleks Sierz

Fantastic collaboration between Rachel Bagshaw and Chris Thorpe results in the really amazing show The Shape of Pain at Wilton’s Music Hall.

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Text of the Day: Inside Bitch by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

‘Staged with enormous intelligence & emotional energy’: BETRAYAL – West End by Aleks Sierz

Tom Hiddleston is back! And in excellent form in Jamie Lloyd’s revelatory revival of the 1978 Pinter classic Betrayal.

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Monday, March 18, 2019

Text of the Day: Cyprus Avenue by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.

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Thursday, March 14, 2019

‘You can glimpse the seeds of a less ambitious but arguably better play’: CIRCA – Old Red Lion Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Return of Tom Ratcliffe’s play Circa about gay life in today’s Britain: but it’s better at generalisation than at being specific.

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019

‘There is an epic reach to its ambition’: A HUNDRED WORDS FOR SNOW – Trafalgar Studios by Aleks Sierz

Tatty Hennessy’s debut play A Hundred Words for Snow is a female monologue about loss and polar exploration that retains its attractive brightness and sass.

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