Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Review: Dear Elizabeth, the Gate at Theatro Technis by Katie Kirkpatrick

Review: Dear Elizabeth, the Gate at Theatro Technis4.0Overall ScoreReader Rating 0 VotesIf ever a show deserved to be written about exclusively in the present tense, it is the Gate’s Dear…

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Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Review: Look, No Hands, Pleasance Online by Shirley Both

Review: Look, No Hands, Pleasance Online 4.0Overall Score Lila Clements has come to the Pleasance Theatre to share her story with us. There is just one little problem: she does not remember …

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Review: Cailleach, Mull Theatre and Sonder Circus by Robyn Annette Cowie

Review: Cailleach, Mull Theatre and Sonder Circus4.0Overall ScoreCailleach is a performance-based piece created in partnership between the Mull Theatre and Sonder Circus. It is played and pe…

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Review: Rough Sleeper, Online @ the Actors Centre by Shirley Both

Review: Rough Sleeper, Online @ the Actors Centre2.0Overall ScoreThe streets are empty and all we see is a deserted English main street in the opening of Jo Emery’s Rough Sleeper. The film…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 12:24PM
Monday, September 13, 2021

Review: Damage Control, Riverside Studios by Nick Ferris

Review: Damage Control, Riverside Studios5.0Overall ScoreHere is a show unlike anything else in London at the moment: an interactive exhibition that sees punters wander around an array of br…

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Saturday, September 11, 2021

Latest Opportunities in the Arts (w/e 12 Sept) by A Younger Theatre

In the final list of opportunities for young underrepresented people in the arts before our break next week, you’ll find some crackers from Clean Break, a treat for nature writers and seve…

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Review: Tal, [email protected] by Shirley Both

Review: Tal, [email protected] 3.0Overall Score Eerie music, a stage drained of colour and a broken cot mark the opening of Tal – an original dance performance. A creature is crouched on t…

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Review: The Memory of Water, Hampstead Theatre by Ryan Van Champion

Review: The Memory of Water, Hampstead Theatre5.0Overall ScoreThe mind is a fickle thing: sometimes we struggle to recall a name or a word that we have used a hundred times over; on other oc…

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Friday, September 10, 2021

Review: White Witch, Bloomsbury Theatre by Asia C

Review: White Witch, Bloomsbury Theatre2.0Overall ScoreThere is enormous potential for Barry Reckord’s play White Witch. He is a celebrated Jamaican writer, and the piece returns to the Lo…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 05:12PM

Review: Frozen The Musical, Theatre Royal Drury Lane by Ryan Van Champion

Review: Frozen The Musical, Theatre Royal Drury Lane 4.0Overall Score When they aren’t redefining a cult movie franchise, taking over our living rooms with an exceptional streaming service…

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Review: Fault Lines, White Bear Theatre by Tricia Wey

Review: Fault Lines, White Bear Theatre3.0Overall ScoreAfter a tragic fire burns down their home, Gemma and Ariel are left homeless. Thankfully, Al is in the right place at the right time to…

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Thursday, September 9, 2021

Review: Leopards, Rose Theatre by Ryan Van Champion

Review: Leopards, Rose Theatre 4.0Overall Score This week shows a definite return to form for theatres, with the world premiere of Alys Metcalf’s Leopards at Rose Theatre, Kingston. It is …

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Review: The System, The Original Theatre Company by Matt Barton

Review: The System, The Original Theatre Company3.0Overall ScoreThe System is out to set a world record. The world record for “the longest, live single take with a steadicam.” We’re to…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 11:36AM

Review: Armageddon, Baby! Mannequin Mouth by Shirley Both

Review: Armageddon, Baby! Mannequin Mouth 4.0Overall Score Many theatre companies have decided to transition their work to the digital realm in the previous year, and Mannequin Mouth is no e…

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Review: Where to Belong, Oxford Playhouse by Meg Erridge

Review: Where to Belong, Oxford Playhouse 5.0Overall Score Fig rolls; Bjork on a jumpy record player; Mum dressing me in corduroy dungarees. This is what I leave Where to Belong thinking abo…

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Review: Toxic, The Garrick Theatre. by Victoria Berry

Review: Toxic, The Garrick Theatre.4.0Overall ScoreSuicide is the biggest killer of men under the age of 45. This is a real pandemic and one that takes a life every two hours. This shocking …

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Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Review: The Good Dad, The Hope Theatre by Josh Maughan

Review: The Good Dad, The Hope Theatre 3.0Overall Score This September, the quaint yet ever comforting Hope Theatre in Islington is home to The Good Dad – a new play by Gail Louw, starring…

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Review: My First…, Edinburgh Fringe by Beth Punnett

Review: My First..., Edinburgh Fringe 3.0Overall Score My First… is a sketch show of crippling awkwardness. In a whirlwind of reminiscence and pop culture references, a cast of five young …

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Review: Myra Dubois: Dead Funny, The Garrick Theatre by Andrew Houghton

Review: Myra Dubois: Dead Funny, The Garrick Theatre4.0Overall ScoreMyra Dubois makes her solo West End debut in Dead Funny, a show created around the concept of death and her own funeral, b…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 01:24PM
Monday, September 6, 2021

Review: Bottom, Soho Theatre. by Josh Maughan

Review: Bottom, Soho Theatre.4.0Overall ScoreBottom is chaos. This show shouldn’t work. And yet it does. In an unhinged mix of monologue, cabaret, lip-syncing, ukulele strumming, and heart…

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Review: Bedknobs and Broomsticks, Marlowe Theatre by Jay Grainger

Review: Bedknobs and Broomsticks, Marlowe Theatre 4.0Overall Score We’ve seen many Disney classics adapted from film to stage. The Lion King’s been running in the West End since 1999 and…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 11:03AM

Review: Subdural Hematoma by Victoria Berry

Review: Subdural Hematoma4.0Overall ScoreSubdural Hematoma, a term I was admittedly unaware of until last night, is a serious brain condition wherein, ‘Blood collects between the skull and…

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Saturday, September 4, 2021

Review: Coppelia, The Cockpit by Tricia Wey

Review: Coppelia, The Cockpit5.0Overall ScoreI must admit, as I wait for the show to begin, I am nervous. My visit to Coppelia is my first time watching a professional ballet and though I us…

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Review: Rockets and Blue Lights, The National Theatre by Beth Punnett

Review: Rockets and Blue Lights, The National Theatre 4.0Overall Score Winsome Pinnock’s Rockets and Blue Lights first opened in Manchester at the Royal Exchange Theatre last year before i…

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Review: Rime of the Second Sister, Online by 45North by Victoria Berry

Review: Rime of the Second Sister, Online by 45North3.0Overall ScoreThis interactive audio journey brought to you by 45North, accompanied by Laura Frances Heitzman’s playful and vibrant il…

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Thursday, September 2, 2021

Review: Dare to Look Down, New Perspectives by George Collins

Review: Dare to Look Down, New Perspectives 3.0Overall Score As live venues closed around the world, digital creativity propelled theatre through a new world of possibility — and our vario…

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Review: Get Your Life Back by George Collins

Review: Get Your Life Back2.0Overall ScoreAnother year, another Edinburgh Fringe. This year, however, we can watch a whole host of fringe theatre from the comfort of our homes with the Edinb…

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Latest Opportunities in the Arts (w/e 5 Sept) by A Younger Theatre

This will be the penultimate list of opportunities for marginalised people we’ll be putting out before our break. As well as some excellent job openings from Middle Child and the Almeida T…

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Wednesday, September 1, 2021

A Younger Theatre will be going on a break – for the foreseeable future by Samuel Sims

As AYT closes its doors – perhaps temporarily, perhaps permanently – Managing Director, Sam talks about the reasons why, his hopes for the future and how the company can’t return unles…

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Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Review: Hold Me Close, Camden Fringe by Órla Quilligan

Review: Hold Me Close, Camden Fringe 3.0Overall Score Hold Me Close plays at the Canal Cafe Theatre in Little Venice as part of the Camden Fringe. Located above the Bridge House pub, the aud…

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Review: Brownton Abbey Talk Show, Edinburgh Fringe by Victoria Berry

Review: Brownton Abbey Talk Show, Edinburgh Fringe 4.0Overall Score This compilation of dance, physical theatre and performance art is certainly a moving and thought-provoking watch. From th…

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