Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Review: My Beautiful Circus by Gifford’s Circus by Freddie Machin

'Vintage, village green circus at its absolute best': Freddie Machin reviews Gifford's Circus' latest show. The post Review: My Beautiful Circus by Gifford’s Circus appeared first on Exeun…

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Review: The Believers are but Brothers at Northern Stage by Chris Collett

The Grey Zone disintegrates: Chris Collett reviews Javaad Alipoor's interactive show on the internet as a space for extreme violence. The post Review: The Believers are but Brothers at North…

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Monday, June 18, 2018

Anna Deavere Smith: “I’m chasing that which is not me” by Nicole Acquah

Nicole Acquah interviews the legendary verbatim theatremaker and creator of 'Notes from the Field', now on at the Royal Court. The post Anna Deavere Smith: “I’m chasing that whic…

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Review: An Octoroon at National Theatre by Jennifer-Jane Benjamin

Defiance is at the heart of its genius: Jennifer-Jane Benjamin reviews the National Theatre transfer of Brandon Jacobs-Jenkins's play. The post Review: An Octoroon at National Theatre appear…

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Review: The Reason I Jump at The Children’s Wood at North Kelvin Meadow, Glasgow by David Pollock

'A vivid plea for understanding': David Pollock reviews a promenade adaptation of Naoki Higashida’s book about the experience of autism. The post Review: The Reason I Jump at The Children…

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Saturday, June 16, 2018

Review: Smack That (a conversation) at Barbican by Ka Bradley

'We’re all Beverlys here': Ka Bradley reviews Rhiannon Faith's dance-based work about domestic abuse. The post Review: Smack That (a conversation) at Barbican appeared first on Exeunt Ma…

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Thursday, June 14, 2018

Into the Unknown by Natasha Tripney

In an annual Exeunt tradition, Natasha Tripney condenses the contents of the entire 2018 Edinburgh Fringe programme into a single poem. The post Into the Unknown appeared first on Exeunt Mag…

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A Beginner’s Guide to Getting Your Fringe Show Reviewed by Tracey Sinclair

Fringe season is upon us, so Tracey Sinclair has canvassed theatre critics to compile this guide to how shows can maximise their chances of getting reviewed. The post A Beginner’s Guid…

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Review: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest at Crucible, Sheffield by John Murphy

Pertinent and unsettling: John Murphy reviews a stage adaptation of Ken Kesey's novel. The post Review: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest at Crucible, Sheffield appeared first on Exeun…

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Review: Lovers: Winners and Losers at Pavilion Theatre, Dublin by Chris McCormack

Love and playwriting: Chris McCormack reviews Brian Friel's two-part play. The post Review: Lovers: Winners and Losers at Pavilion Theatre, Dublin appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Review: The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives at the Arcola Theatre by Hailey Bachrach

Hope, comedy, violence and suffering: Rotimi Babatunde's stage adaptation of Lola Shoneyin's novel is a sweet show that leaves a sour taste. The post Review: The Secret Lives of Baba Segi…

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Review: Legally Blonde The Musical at the Theatre Royal Brighton by Tracey Sinclair

A tough act to resist: Tracey Sinclair falls for the big-hearted charm of Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin’s stage adaptation on its national tour. The post Review: Legally Blonde The …

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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

Review: Portraits in Otherness at Sadler’s Wells by Rachel Nouchi

Folklore or fun: this double-bill of solo dances curated by the Akram Khan Company compelling blends tradition and innovation. The post Review: Portraits in Otherness at Sadler’s Wells…

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Review: Jane Eyre at The Lowry, Manchester by Aniqah Choudhri

A story that speaks without words: Cathy Marston's adaptation for Northern Ballet unleashes the soul of Charlotte Brontë. The post Review: Jane Eyre at The Lowry, Manchester appeared first …

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Review: Phobiarama at LIFT 2018 by Alice Saville

'Like any fairground ride, Phobiarama is not subtle': Alice Saville rides Dries Verhoeven's ghost train at LIFT 2018. The post Review: Phobiarama at LIFT 2018 appeared first on Exeunt Magaz…

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Review: Sancho – An Act of Remembrance at Wilton’s Music Hall by Rachel Nouchi

"Deeply meaningful theatre": Paterson Joseph's one-man play about the first black man to vote in Britain is rich and resonant. The post Review: Sancho – An Act of Remembrance at Wilton…

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Review: Shadow Kingdoms at Theatre503 by Ava Davies

A need for connection: Berri George's new play centres on two graffiti-obsessed, thrill-seeking teenagers. The post Review: Shadow Kingdoms at Theatre503 appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Sunday, June 10, 2018

To all the shows I didn’t go to by Alice Saville

As the theatre calendar goes into overdrive, Alice Saville writes on the time-and-space challenges of trying, and failing, to see everything. The post To all the shows I didn’t go to a…

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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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Review: Act and Terminal 3 at the Print Room by Josephine Balfour-Oatts

'Comforting and clinical textures': Josephine Balfour-Oatts reviews Anthony Neilson's production of two plays by Lars Norén. The post Review: Act and Terminal 3 at the Print Room appeared …

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Friday, June 8, 2018

Review: Creation (Pictures for Dorian) at the Southbank Centre by Maddy Costa

Residue as runes: Maddy Costa reviews Gob Squad, as part of LIFT 2018. The post Review: Creation (Pictures for Dorian) at the Southbank Centre appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Review: The Yellow Wallpaper at the Omnibus Theatre by Hailey Bachrach

The Strong Female Character and unicorns: Hailey Bachrach reviews an adaptation of Charlotte Perkins Gilman's iconic novel. The post Review: The Yellow Wallpaper at the Omnibus Theatre appea…

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Review: Utility at the Orange Tree Theatre by Sally Hales

Emotional Labour: Sally Hales reviews Emily Schwend's play about an overstretched Texan mother. The post Review: Utility at the Orange Tree Theatre appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Thursday, June 7, 2018

Review: Shebeen at the Nottingham Playhouse by Peter Kirwan

And what an atmosphere... Peter Kirwan reviews Mufaro Makubika's award-winning play set in 1950s Nottingham. The post Review: Shebeen at the Nottingham Playhouse appeared first on Exeunt Mag…

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Verity Standen’s Undersong by Eve Leigh

"This piece has journeys in it": Eve Leigh writes on the reverberating magic of Verity Standen's surround sound choral performance. The post Verity Standen’s Undersong appeared first o…

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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Review: Swan Lake at the Royal Opera House by Anna Winter

A cat among the swans: Liam Scarlett's interpretation gets three big ticks from Anna Winter. The post Review: Swan Lake at the Royal Opera House appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Review: Trojan Women at Southbank Centre by Nabilah Said

'An epic display of female emotion': Nabilah Said reviews a contemporary opera of Euripides' tragedy, as part of LIFT 2018. The post Review: Trojan Women at Southbank Centre appeared first o…

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Monday, June 4, 2018

Review: Fatherland at the Lyric Hammersmith by Miriam Gillinson

Bullish, gentle, broken, blazing: Simon Stephens, Karl Hyde and Scott Graham's interrogation of father-son relationships gets to you eventually. The post Review: Fatherland at the Lyric Hamm…

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Review: Offside by Hailey Bachrach

Playing for England: Sabrina Mahfouz and Hollie McNish's story of women and the beautiful game is touring football clubs and theatres nationwide. The post Review: Offside appeared first on E…

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Review: The Rink at Southwark Playhouse by Alice Saville

Hall of amusements: set in a decaying seaside resort, this rarely staged Kander and Ebb musical has a warm mother-daughter bond at its heart. The post Review: The Rink at Southwark Playhous…

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