Saturday, February 16, 2019

Review: No Miracles Here at Northern Stage, Newcastle by Tracey Sinclair

Keep the faith: Tracey Sinclair reviews the The Letter Room's uplifting, music-filled performance about overcoming depression. The post Review: No Miracles Here at Northern Stage, Newcastle …

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Review: Mother Courage and Her Children at the Royal Exchange, Manchester by Aniqah Choudhri

Mixed messages: Aniqah Choudhri reviews a dystopian, future-set adaptation of Brecht's political parable. The post Review: Mother Courage and Her Children at the Royal Exchange, Manchester a…

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Friday, February 15, 2019

Review: Cuckoo at Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts, Brighton by Henry Gleaden

Untranslatable: Henry Gleaden writes on Jaha Koo's melancholy performance about the personal impact of South Korea's financial crisis. The post Review: Cuckoo at Attenborough Centre for the …

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Review: BLUE at Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff by Ben Kulvichit

A familiar family: Ben Kulvichit writes on Chippy Lane Production's new play and its echoes of 20th Century American playwrights The post Review: BLUE at Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff appeare…

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Monday, February 11, 2019

No Sleep Till Brexit by Sammy Metcalfe

Sleepwalk Collective's Sammy Metcalfe writes on the impact of Brexit on the company, and why they're throwing a festival of work in Spain. The post No Sleep Till Brexit appeared first on Ex…

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Review: The Good Person of Szechwan at Barbican by Duska Radosavljevic

The limits of goodness: Duska Radosavljevic writes on a staging of Brecht by Moscow Pushkin Drama Theatre. The post Review: The Good Person of Szechwan at Barbican appeared first on Exeunt M…

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Saturday, February 9, 2019

Review: A Slight Ache/The Dumb Waiter at Harold Pinter Theatre by Rosemary Waugh

Radio dramas and foley secrets: Rosemary Waugh writes on an ingenious staging of two vintage Pinters. The post Review: A Slight Ache/The Dumb Waiter at Harold Pinter Theatre appeared first o…

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Review: Blue/Orange at Birmingham REP by Eve Allin

Nightmare room: Eve Allin reviews Daniel Bailey's surreal production of Joe Penhall's dissection of systemic racism in the mental health care system. The post Review: Blue/Orange at Birmingh…

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Friday, February 8, 2019

Review: Noughts and Crosses at Derby Theatre by Emily Holyoake

Young adult: Emily Holyoake on Pilot Theatre's new staging of Malorie Blackman's novel and theatre for teenage audiences. The post Review: Noughts and Crosses at Derby Theatre appeared first…

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Review: NOW19 Week 4 – Cuteness Forensics/ Ways to Submit at the Yard by Ben Kulchivit

'A sharp, metallic taste you’re not expecting': Ben Kulchivit writes on strangeness and power in the Yard's double-bill of live art by Tim Spooner & Tom Richards and Ira Brand. The p…

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Thursday, February 7, 2019

Review: Cougar at Orange Tree Theatre by Sally Hales

Sweating the small stuff: Sally Hales reviews Rose Lewenstein's new play, which explores climate change through an intimate depiction of a relationship. The post Review: Cougar at Orange Tr…

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Review: Bacon Knees and Sausage Fingers at Alphabetti Theatre, Newcastle by Tracey Sinclair

Strange meeting: Tracey Sinclair reviews Gary Kitching and Steve Byron's two-hander about men left behind by social systems. The post Review: Bacon Knees and Sausage Fingers at Alphabetti Th…

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Review: Icarus at the Unicorn Theatre by Hailey Bachrach

'Believing deep down that things are, should be, can be fair': Hailey Bachrach reviews Cressida Brown's production of a new take on the high-flying myth. The post Review: Icarus at the Unic…

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Review: Superhoe at Royal Court by Frey Kwa Hawking

"A long, slow slide into horror after horror" – Frey Kwa Hawking writes on Nicôle Lecky's narrative of a young woman suffocated by anxieties. The post Review: Superhoe at Royal Court app…

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Vault Odyssey: Hard Relate by Alice Saville

Alice Saville writes on ideas of relatability and representation in three Vault Festival shows. The post Vault Odyssey: Hard Relate appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Monday, February 4, 2019

Review: Anthropocene at King’s Theatre, Edinburgh by Crystal Bennes

Missed the boat: Crystal Bennes reviews Scottish Opera's new commission about scientists on a research expedition to Greenland. The post Review: Anthropocene at King’s Theatre, Edinbur…

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Saturday, February 2, 2019

Review: Romeo and Juliet at Theatre Royal Norwich by Jackie Montague

'Generation Z are looking down the barrel of a gun': Jackie Montague reviews Erica Whyman's production of Shakespeare's staple as it heads out on a UK tour. The post Review: Romeo and Juliet…

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Friday, February 1, 2019

Review: The Orchestra at Omnibus Theatre by Verity Healey

'Sharp and witty': Verity Healey reviews Kristine Landon-Smith's production of Anouilh's farce about a struggling orchestra in post-war France. The post Review: The Orchestra at Omnibus The…

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Review: Cost of Living at Hampstead Theatre by Rosemary Waugh

'Meticulous in depicting the reality of being a body dependent on another body to care for it': Rosemary Waugh writes on Martyna Majok's 'painstakingly realistic' play. The post Review: Cos…

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Review: NOW19 – Greg Wohead and Seke Chimutengwende, Yard Theatre by Kate Wyver

'demonstrating how hard true understanding - of both oneself and of another - is to achieve': Kate Wyver writes on the NOW Festival Week 3 double bill. The post Review: NOW19 – Greg W…

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Review: The Department of Distractions at Sheffield Crucible by John Murphy

...sorry, where were we? John Murphy reviews Third Angel's detective story about distraction and misdirection. The post Review: The Department of Distractions at Sheffield Crucible appeared …

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Thursday, January 31, 2019

Review: The Shy Manifesto at Live Theatre, Newcastle by Lauren Vevers

Shy, or just smug? Lauren Vevers reviews a coming-of-age solo show starring Harry Potter and the Cursed Child's Theo Ancient. The post Review: The Shy Manifesto at Live Theatre, Newcastle ap…

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A People’s Theatre for Brighton by Maddy Costa

"This is a social justice issue": Maddy Costa talks to Naomi Alexander about community and participation as she relaunches Brighton People's Theatre. The post A People’s Theatre for B…

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Review: Counting Sheep at Vault Festival by Alice Saville

Protest theatre: Alice Saville writes on an immersive show sparked by the 2014 Kiev Uprising. The post Review: Counting Sheep at Vault Festival appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Review: Leave to Remain at the Lyric Hammersmith by Sally Hales

'The carefully papered-over cracks in their identities are ripped open': Sally Hales reviews Matt Jones and Kele Okereke's timely play about an international gay couple, with music from Bloc…

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Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Review: No Show at Soho Theatre by Emily Davis

'The beauty and grace comes from performers making performance work (play) on their own terms': Emily Davis writes on Ellie Dubois' feminist deconstruction of circus. The post Review: No Sh…

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Review: Come Closer at PUSH Festival, Manchester by James Varney

'Queer politic as positive philosophy': James Varney on how Gareth Cutter's solo show fits in a wider culture of Queerness and performance. The post Review: Come Closer at PUSH Festival, Man…

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Magic Mike Live by Kitty Drake

"I want it too much": Kitty Drake writes on Channing Tatum's West End stripshow/phenomenon, and what it says about female sexual hunger. The post Magic Mike Live appeared first on Exeunt Mag…

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Monday, January 28, 2019

Review: Ghost Girl // Gwei Mui 鬼妹 at Camden People’s Theatre by Ava Wong Davies

'That little jump in the stomach at seeing your body onstage, accompanied by a desire for something more': Ava Wong Davies responds to Jennifer Tang's exploration of British-Chinese identity…

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Review: Welcome to the UK at The Bunker by Frey Kwa Hawking

'Theatre that refuses to form an orderly queue': Frey Kwa Hawking reviews Borderline's playful satire of the UK's labyrinthine immigration system. The post Review: Welcome to the UK at The …

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Paula Varjack’s Retail Theatre by Francesca Peschier

As Marie Kondo fever sets in, Paula Varjack explains how her new show The Cult of K*nzo explores the performativeness of shopping. The post Paula Varjack’s Retail Theatre appeared fi…

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