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Thursday, March 19, 2020

Review: The Special Relationship, Soho Theatre by Joana Brito

Review: The Special Relationship, Soho Theatre 3.0Stars The Special Relationship is a documentary theatre piece that works both as a fun night out and as a punch in your stomach. The impact …

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Sunday, March 15, 2020

Review: This Poo Shall Pass, Vault Festival by Joana Brito

Review: This Poo Shall Pass, Vault Festival3.0starsIn This Poo Shall Pass Molly Martian shares her dilemmas as a trans woman. With a microphone on one side of the stage and a real toilet o…

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Sunday, March 8, 2020

Review: Isadora Now, Barbican by Joana Brito

Review: Isadora Now, Barbican 3.0stars This show constantly gravitates between a tribute to Isadora Duncan and an adaptation of her heritage to today’s dance panorama. While in some moment…

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Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Review: Tarot, VAULT Festival by Joana Brito

Review: Tarot, VAULT Festival3.0starsThe cold and dark vaults are set on fire by this show. It is a warm, magical and sometimes breath-taking experience.  The audience sit in a semi-circle …

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Sunday, January 26, 2020

Review: Scenes with girls, The Royal Court by Joana Brito

Review: Scenes with girls, The Royal Court5.0starsWe’re in 2020 and it is still such a political act to see a show performed by three female actors, written and directed by women, specific…

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Thursday, January 23, 2020

Review: Four Play, Above the Stag Theatre by Joana Brito

Review: Four Play, Above the Stag Theatre 3.0stars ‘There are so many ways to be in a relationship in 2020’ says Jake Brunger, the playwright of Four Play on the play’s programme inter…

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Review: Works, Sadler’s Wells by Joana Brito

Review: Works, Sadler's Wells4.0starsI find it really interesting when shows allow you to imagine who the characters may be, what their relationships are like, and what is happening to them.…

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Saturday, November 16, 2019

Review: Nosedive, Barbican by Joana Brito

Review: Nosedive, Barbican5.0starsEverything is vibrant and exciting about this show. It is a journey shared between the audience and the performers, a collaborative hope that everything wil…

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Sunday, June 26, 2016

Review: Miss Revolutionary Idol Berserker, Barbican Centre by Joana Brito

I believe that in theatre, just as in life, you cannot force other people to feel the things you want them to feel. You can’t impose moods, points of view or feelings. Certainly, in every …

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Thursday, June 2, 2016

Review: Taylor Mac, Hackney Empire by Joana Brito

Wow! It’s really hard to find the words to describe this show. First of all, because it is not exactly a show, nor is it a concert. It is a beautiful sharing of Taylor Mac’s enormous tal…

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Thursday, May 19, 2016

Review: Beckett In London: The End, Print Room by Joana Brito

The most remarkable aspect of this show is the direct communication with the audience and the eye contact that the actor, Conor Lovett, is constantly keeping with you. His energy, text maste…

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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Review: Words, Words, Words, Leicester Square Theatre by Joana Brito

Less is more, and Lowri Amies proves it. Words, Words, Words is a scream of despair; it is a brutally honest one-hour sharing; it is an act of courage and kindness. It is a one-woman show in…

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Sunday, May 15, 2016

Review: Last Of The Boys, Southwark Playhouse by Joana Brito

There is something very cinematographic about this show. It feels like you are witnessing the shooting of an American blockbuster series. The set, by Max Dorey, has well thought out detail a…

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Sunday, May 8, 2016

Review: The Country Wife, Theatro Technis by Joana Brito

First of all, it is important to note that the choice of this text and all its demands represent a challenge that is bigger than what this group of actors can aim to accomplish. Producing th…

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Friday, April 29, 2016

Review: Punching the Sky, Soho Theatre by Joana Brito

“Wasn’t expecting that.” That is what Lizi Patch answered when asked “What words will the audience use to describe your show?” And it is true. Punching the Sky is totally unexpecte…

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Review: I Love My Love, Tabard Theatre by Joana Brito

Tabard Theatre is a very cosy, beautiful venue, the perfect size for this play. When you enter the room the set is already promising something simple. You can clearly notice two different en…

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Sunday, April 17, 2016

Review: The Best of BE Festival, Barbican by Joana Brito

The Best of BE festival, as the name indicates, consists of a presentation of the shows that were considered by the audience to be the best of the 2015 BE festival edition in Birmingham. Thi…

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Sunday, April 3, 2016

Review: Henry V, Middle Temple Hall by Joana Brito

This production of Henry V by Antic Disposition is a snapshot of the past. The minute you enter Middle Temple Hall you are transported into a faraway century. The decoration of the hall, as …

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Sunday, March 20, 2016

Review: If You Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Young Vic by Joana Brito

It is hard to define this hour spent at the theatre. If You Kiss Me, Kiss Me doesn’t fit into any specific type of show. You can call it a gig, a happening, an event, or many other things,…

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Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Review: Luce, Southwark Playhouse by Joana Brito

Three minutes after Luce has started, the audience is already laughing and amazed by the incredible pace of the initial dialogue. Yet fifteen minutes later, the spectators are in a curious s…

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Saturday, March 12, 2016

Review: Beryl, Rose Theatre by Joana Brito

Beryl is a celebration, a beautiful tribute to Beryl Burton – one of the greatest racing cyclists of all time – and an amazing work of research. It all started when Maxine Peake (the wri…

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Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Review: Romeo and Juliet, The Pit Theatre – Barbican Centre by Joana Brito

The concept is simple, modest, even banal. The outcome is prodigious and surprising. One of Shakespeare’s most celebrated classics, known by every generation, almost anywhere in the world,…

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