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Thursday, August 16, 2018

Review: Emilia at Shakespeare’s Globe by Rosemary Waugh

Reclaiming a poet: Rosemary Waugh reviews Morgan Lloyd Malcolm's new play about Emilia Bassano. The post Review: Emilia at Shakespeare’s Globe appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

The Merry Wives of Windsor review at Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon – ‘Shakespeare meets reality TV’ by Rosemary Waugh

Fiona Laird’s production of Shakespeare’s playful revenge comedy is less Merry Wives and more Footballers’ Wives. Set in Windsor-by-way-of-Essex, the public shaming

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Velvet review at Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh – ‘engaging and important’ by Rosemary Waugh

Tom’s a young actor desperate to stick with his dream career despite regularly working for less than minimum wage and having to

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Saturday, August 11, 2018

Propeller review at Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh – ‘heartfelt show about local activism lacks cohesion’ by Rosemary Waugh

Get “Lockie” back on track! Welcome to the fictional Lockhaven Port, based on a typical corner of small-town Scotland largely forgotten by

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Circa: Wolfgang review at Underbelly Circus Hub – ‘lovely but subdued circus show about Mozart’ by Rosemary Waugh

Crescendos are a familiar part of classical music composition: the slow and steady climb to the earth-moving finale. Circa’s new show for

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Friday, August 10, 2018

Toujours et Pres de Moi review at Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh – ‘pensive and dream-like’ by Rosemary Waugh

Pepper’s Ghost is a 19th-century illusionary trick created by the strategic positioning of mirrors so that an image appears seemingly inexplicably where

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Ladykiller review at Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh – ‘sharp and blackly comic monologue’ by Rosemary Waugh

“Be nice to people who work in customer service” is just one of the messages in Ladykiller, a very funny and refreshingly

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A Good Enough Girl? review at Assembly George Square, Edinburgh – ‘poptastic children’s adventure’ by Rosemary Waugh

Taylor Swift will help us defeat the fascists. Or at least it seems that way after seeing A Good Enough Girl? at

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Thursday, August 9, 2018

Dressed review at Underbelly Cowgate, Edinburgh – ‘as beautiful and visceral as raw silk’ by Rosemary Waugh

Lydia doesn’t make costumes anymore. Now she makes clothes. ThisEgg’s four-women show is based on the sexual assault at gunpoint of clothing

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Edinburgh Review: This is the Title at Dance Base by Rosemary Waugh

Silence, breathing: Rosemary Waugh reviews Ima Iduozee at the Edinburgh Fringe. The post Edinburgh Review: This is the Title at Dance Base appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Author, Composer, Soldier-of-a-Sort review at Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh – ‘delicate and moving piece of storytelling’ by Rosemary Waugh

Ivor B. Gurney was born in 1890 and joined the Royal College of Music in 1911. Like his fellow Gloucestershire-native, Laurie Lee,

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Tobacco Road review at Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh – ‘appreciably ambitious’ by Rosemary Waugh

It’s 1920s London, but the interwar world of Incognito’s Tobacco Road is less interested in flappers and gin fizz, and more in

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Sisterhood review at Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh – ‘fails to cast a convincing spell’ by Rosemary Waugh

When shall we three meet again? According to Sisterhood by Jolie Booth, at any point in history. This play weaves together the

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Edinburgh Review: Cock, Cock… Who’s There? at Summerhall by Rosemary Waugh

Claim, revel, destroy, subvert, love: Rosemary Waugh reviews Samira Elagoz's verbatim show about rape and men's reactions to her. The post Edinburgh Review: Cock, Cock… Who’s There? …

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Monday, August 6, 2018

Weird review at Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh – ‘energetic issue-led monologue’ by Rosemary Waugh

10, 12, 14, 16… 10, 12, 14, 16… Yasmin (Amy Doyle) like to count things. Or rather, the voice in her head

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Sirens review at Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh – ‘fun feminist shake-up of classical mythology’ by Rosemary Waugh

Hastings, 2018, and three glitter-covered women (Rosalind Hoy, Florence O’Mahony and Fleur Rooth) wash up on the beach. “Oi oi!” shouts a

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Sunday, August 5, 2018

Edinburgh Review: Waiting for Godot at the Edinburgh Lyceum by Rosemary Waugh

Friendship and doodling: Rosemary Waugh reviews Druid Theatre's staging of Beckett at the Edinburgh International Festival. The post Edinburgh Review: Waiting for Godot at the Edinburgh Lyce…

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Friday, August 3, 2018

Review: Othello at Shakespeare’s Globe by Rosemary Waugh

Just your average guy... until he's not: Rosemary Waugh reviews Claire van Kampen's Othello. The post Review: Othello at Shakespeare’s Globe appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Review: The Lehman Trilogy at the National Theatre by Rosemary Waugh

American dreaming: Rosemary Waugh reviews the story of the Lehman brothers. The post Review: The Lehman Trilogy at the National Theatre appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Review: Isabeau at Opera Holland Park by Rosemary Waugh

Cloak and danger: Rosemary Waugh review Opera Holland Park's revival of Mascagni's version of the Lady Godiva myth. The post Review: Isabeau at Opera Holland Park appeared first on Exeunt Ma…

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Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Home, I’m Darling review at Theatr Clwyd – ‘Laura Wade’s superb new play’ by Rosemary Waugh

Laura Wade’s most famous play to date is Posh. In it she peeled back layers of inherited wealth and privilege to reveal

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Saturday, June 30, 2018

Review: The Winter’s Tale at Shakespeare’s Globe by Rosemary Waugh

Shake a leg: Rosemary Waugh reviews Blanche McIntyre's The Winter's Tale at Shakespeare's Globe. The post Review: The Winter’s Tale at Shakespeare’s Globe appeared first on Exeunt Magazi…

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Wednesday, June 27, 2018

As You Like it review at Arundel and Ladbroke Gardens – ‘laid-back and bubbly’ by Rosemary Waugh

Outdoor Shakespeare in the summer months is a warm and fuzzy British tradition like Wimbledon, Pimm’s and complaining about the weather. Shakespeare

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Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Review: The Turn of the Screw at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre by Rosemary Waugh

Outdoorsy types: Rosemary Waugh reviews the ENO's performance of Britten's opera. The post Review: The Turn of the Screw at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Thursday, June 14, 2018

The Country Wife review at Minerva Theatre, Chichester – ‘a stylish update’ by Rosemary Waugh

Back in April Southwark Playhouse staged a flamboyant and fun flapper era production of William Wycherley’s Restoration comedy, The Country Wife. Jonathan

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Review: Machinal at Almeida Theatre by Rosemary Waugh

Messy, flawed, slippery: Rosemary Waugh on an intriguing revival of Sophie Treadwell's 1928 play. The post Review: Machinal at Almeida Theatre appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Monday, June 11, 2018

The End of History review at St Giles-in-the-Fields, London – ‘slight and meandering’ by Rosemary Waugh

St Giles-in-the-Fields holds the honour of being one of very few things that have stayed the same in Soho over the past

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Isabelle Huppert Reads Marquis De Sade review at Queen Elizabeth Hall, London – ‘explicit, uncomfortable, compelling’ by Rosemary Waugh

The notorious Marquis de Sade wrote Nouvelle Justine in 1791 and Juliette a decade later. The title characters represent ‘virtue’ and ‘vice’,

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Saturday, June 9, 2018

Review: Julie at the National Theatre by Rosemary Waugh

Kristina's play: Rosemary Waugh reviews Polly Stenham's adaptation of August Strindberg The post Review: Julie at the National Theatre appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Utility review at Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond – ‘US drama captures the mundane stresses of existence’ by Rosemary Waugh

Emily Schwend’s Utility is about the real desperate housewives of America. The ones who aren’t actually housewives, but are juggling working the

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Sunday, June 3, 2018

Review: Dead Centre’s Hamnet at the Southbank Centre by Rosemary Waugh

Reminder: you're going to die. Rosemary Waugh reviews Dead Centre's work about Shakespeare's son The post Review: Dead Centre’s Hamnet at the Southbank Centre appeared first on Exeunt Maga…

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