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Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Edinburgh Review: Century Song at ZOO Southside by Hailey Bachrach

'We can only bear witness': Hailey Bachrach on an emotive journey through the history of Black women in the Americas. The post Edinburgh Review: Century Song at ZOO Southside appeared first …

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Edinburgh Review: Underground Railroad Game at Traverse Theatre by Hailey Bachrach

Guilt and Complicity: Hailey Bachrach on how a play about American slavery translates for an Edinburgh audience. The post Edinburgh Review: Underground Railroad Game at Traverse Theatre appe…

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Edinburgh Review: Extinguished Things at Summerhall by Hailey Bachrach

After a captivating start, Hailey Bachrach is left cold by this story about neighbours and homecomings. The post Edinburgh Review: Extinguished Things at Summerhall appeared first on Exeunt …

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Edinburgh review: An Elephant in the Garden at Underbelly by Hailey Bachrach

A slightly jumbled jumbo: Hailey Bachrach is unconvinced by a one woman adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's elephant tale. The post Edinburgh review: An Elephant in the Garden at Underbelly app…

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Monday, August 6, 2018

Edinburgh Review: Kit Finnie: Mabel and Mickey at Underbelly Cowgate by Hailey Bachrach

Hailey Bachrach reviews Kit Finnie's solo show that promises 'a feminist ghost story'. The post Edinburgh Review: Kit Finnie: Mabel and Mickey at Underbelly Cowgate appeared first on Exeunt…

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Sunday, August 5, 2018

Edinburgh Review: Orpheus at Summerhall by Hailey Bachrach

Hailey Bachrach reviews a musical version of 'the perennially adapted tale of a dude who had one job'. The post Edinburgh Review: Orpheus at Summerhall appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Edinburgh Review: Thor and Loki at Assembly Roxy by Hailey Bachrach

'Padded and glittering': Hailey Bachrach reviews the musical take on Marvel. The post Edinburgh Review: Thor and Loki at Assembly Roxy appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Edinburgh Review: Songlines at Pleasance Courtyard by Hailey Bachrach

Hailey Bachrach reviews 'a sweet and delicate show about a boy and a girl in the English countryside', a new play using folk music by TRILLS. The post Edinburgh Review: Songlines at Pleasan…

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Saturday, August 4, 2018

Edinburgh Review: Cry God for Harry, England and St George! at theSpace @ Surgeon’s Hall by Hailey Bachrach

What does it mean to reclaim Shakespeare? Hailey Bachrach reviews Mulberry Theatre Company's revision of Henry V. The post Edinburgh Review: Cry God for Harry, England and St George! at the…

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Review: The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives at the Arcola Theatre by Hailey Bachrach

Hope, comedy, violence and suffering: Rotimi Babatunde's stage adaptation of Lola Shoneyin's novel is a sweet show that leaves a sour taste. The post Review: The Secret Lives of Baba Segi…

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Friday, June 8, 2018

Review: The Yellow Wallpaper at the Omnibus Theatre by Hailey Bachrach

The Strong Female Character and unicorns: Hailey Bachrach reviews an adaptation of Charlotte Perkins Gilman's iconic novel. The post Review: The Yellow Wallpaper at the Omnibus Theatre appea…

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Monday, June 4, 2018

Review: Offside by Hailey Bachrach

Playing for England: Sabrina Mahfouz and Hollie McNish's story of women and the beautiful game is touring football clubs and theatres nationwide. The post Review: Offside appeared first on E…

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Thursday, May 31, 2018

Review: Consent at the Harold Pinter Theatre by Hailey Bachrach

It's not rape if... Hailey Bachrach writes on Nina Raine's clever, troubling exploration of assault and the justice system. The post Review: Consent at the Harold Pinter Theatre appeared fir…

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Review: The Daughter-in-Law at the Arcola by Hailey Bachrach

'The tried-and-true dynamic of steely mother and slightly hapless son': Hailey Bachrach reviews a revival of D H Lawrence's play set during the 1912 miners strike. The post Review: The Daugh…

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Saturday, May 12, 2018

Review: Describe the Night at the Hampstead Theatre by Hailey Bachrach

Different hymn sheets: writer Rajiv Joseph and director Lisa Spirling don't see eye to eye in this spiralling history of Russia. The post Review: Describe the Night at the Hampstead Theatre …

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Saturday, April 28, 2018

Review: Broken at Old Red Lion Theatre by Hailey Bachrach

The mysteries of love: Hailey Bachrach reviews Matthew Lyons' puzzling, Shakespeare-inspired verse romance. The post Review: Broken at Old Red Lion Theatre appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Friday, April 27, 2018

Have we actually broken Shakespeare? by Hailey Bachrach

In Shakespeare's birthday week, Hailey Bachrach argues that there's nothing dull about recent reinventions of his work. The post Have we actually broken Shakespeare? appeared first on Exeunt…

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Friday, April 20, 2018

Review: Much Ado About Nothing at Rose Theatre Kingston by Hailey Bachrach

An uneasy mix: Simon Dormandy's production combines squirmy sexual politics with knockabout comedy. The post Review: Much Ado About Nothing at Rose Theatre Kingston appeared first on Exeunt …

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Review: Frankie Vah at Soho Theatre by Hailey Bachrach

A poem about a poet: Luke Wright's second verse play dives into the political turmoil of Thatcher's Britain. The post Review: Frankie Vah at Soho Theatre appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Friday, April 13, 2018

Review: Cream Tea and Incest at Hope Theatre by Hailey Bachrach

A queasy confection: Hailey Bachrach on the uneasy laughs of a Wodehouse-inspired comedy. The post Review: Cream Tea and Incest at Hope Theatre appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Thursday, March 1, 2018

Review: Pippin at Southwark Playhouse by Hailey Bachrach

The Pippin Problem: this fresh revival of Stephen Schwartz's musical is too tentative. The post Review: Pippin at Southwark Playhouse appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Monday, February 12, 2018

Review: Again at Trafalgar Studios by Hailey Bachrach

Reset and start again: Hailey Bachrach reviews the premiere of Stephanie Jacob's family comedy The post Review: Again at Trafalgar Studios appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Friday, February 2, 2018

Review: Booby’s Bay at the Finborough Theatre by Hailey Bachrach

A case study in miscalculation: Henry Darke's new play forgets to check its privilege. The post Review: Booby’s Bay at the Finborough Theatre appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Review: Beginning at the Ambassadors Theatre by Hailey Bachrach

A reminder that we’re all just people: Hailey Bachrach reviews the West End transfer of David Eldridge's will-they-won't-they drama. The post Review: Beginning at the Ambassadors Theatre …

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Monday, January 15, 2018

Review: Wild Life FM by Hailey Bachrach

"It’s a show you can’t take notes about, don’t really want to be a critic about, don’t really want to be an adult about." The post Review: Wild Life FM appeared first on Exeunt Magaz…

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Saturday, January 6, 2018

Review: Hanna at the Arcola Theatre by Hailey Bachrach

Unexpectedly dark and messy: Hailey Bachrach reviews Sam Potter's new play about motherhood. The post Review: Hanna at the Arcola Theatre appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Monday, December 11, 2017

Review: Callisto: a queer epic at the Arcola Theatre by Hailey Bachrach

What should one expect of a play subtitled ‘a queer epic’? Hailey Bachrach reviews Hal Coase's interweaving of four historical love stories. The post Review: Callisto: a queer epic at th…

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Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Review: The Woman in White at Charing Cross Theatre by Hailey Bachrach

That damned love triangle: Hailey Bachrach reviews the premiere of a revised version of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Woman in White. The post Review: The Woman in White at Charing Cross Theatre…

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Monday, November 27, 2017

Review: Jack and the Beanstalk at the Lyric Hammersmith by Hailey Bachrach

Slyly lefty and warmly inclusive: Exeunt's American writer Hailey Bachrach gets to grips with her first pantomime. The post Review: Jack and the Beanstalk at the Lyric Hammersmith appeared …

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Review: Poison at Orange Tree Theatre by Hailey Bachrach

Hailey Bachrach reviews Lot Vekemans' naturalistic story of a couple hollowed out by grief. The post Review: Poison at Orange Tree Theatre appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Sunday, October 15, 2017

Review: The Secret Keeper at Ovalhouse by Hailey Bachrach

The miracle of unburdening yourself: Hailey Bachrach reviews Angela Clerkin's "gothic fairytale". The post Review: The Secret Keeper at Ovalhouse appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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