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Thursday, December 7, 2017

The Melting Pot, Finborough Theatre review - entertaining morals by Katherine Waters

New York refugee drama confronts anti-semitism with humour and heartIsrael Zangwill’s 1908 play The Melting Pot characterises Europe as an old and worn-out continent racked by violence an…

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Thursday, November 9, 2017

Mother Courage, Southwark Playhouse review - this production is not one for our times by Katherine Waters

Uninspired treatment of Brecht's 1939 antiwar tractOne of the questions that can be asked of Brecht is whether for a modern audience his Verfremdungseffekt — or alienation effect —…

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

The End of Hope, Soho Theatre review - initially bold but not quite enough by Katherine Waters

Darkly comic two-hander opens daringly and goes nowhere In David Ireland's new hour-long two-hander – a co-production between Soho Theatre and west London's Orange Tree – two strange…

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