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Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Review: Dear Brutus, Southwark Playhouse by Frey Kwa Hawking

I actually spent much of Dear Brutus watching Michael Billington looking dissatisfied then leaving as fast as he could (similarly, the two friends of an actor I talked to outside after the p…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 05:06PM
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Feature: Unconventional Opera: Removing the Stigma Surrounding Sex Work by Frey Kwa Hawking

In the final leg of its tour of the UK, the Sex Worker’s Opera has garnered a huge and passionate response in its various incarnations since 2014. Siobhan Knox, one of the directors, descr…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 07:54AM
Sunday, November 26, 2017

Review: Sex Worker’s Opera, Ovalhouse by Frey Kwa Hawking

Opera and musical theatre have historically not been very kind in their representation of certain demographics: BME people, for example, barely figure in what we consider to be the classics …

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 11:42AM
Friday, November 10, 2017

Review: Hammer House of Horror Live: The Soulless Ones, Hoxton Hall by Frey Kwa Hawking

Hammer House of Horror Live: The Soulless Ones marks the long-time horror production house’s first foray into immersive theatre, and it delivers the goods. It’s true, no two audience exp…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 05:33AM
Thursday, November 9, 2017

Review: Project New Sun, Southbank Centre by Frey Kwa Hawking

The China Changing Festival returns to the Southbank Centre this year, taking over the building for one day to focus on the relationship between modern China and Britain, and to showcase som…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 06:42PM
Friday, November 3, 2017

Review: Absolute Certainty, The White Bear by Frey Kwa Hawking

This debut play by Laila Bouromane is an accomplished and slick production, and a better tribute than the company Hambre’s other recent show Another Northern Man – also directed …

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 08:33AM
Sunday, October 29, 2017

Review: Another Northern Man, The Hope Theatre by Frey Kwa Hawking

The Hope Theatre is an example of one of the great smaller venues in London dedicated to opportunities for new writing and allowing creatives to get off the ground – its 50-seat black box …

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 09:54AM
Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Review: Jay, Hen & Chickens Theatre by Frey Kwa Hawking

“Were we having an argument? I thought we were having a baby.” Without a doubt, Eleonora Fusco deserves the attention that she received from the Papatango New Writing Prize and the BBC W…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 06:18AM
Sunday, October 22, 2017

Review: Ramona Tells Jim, Bush Theatre by Frey Kwa Hawking

Ramona Tells Jim, the debut play by Sophie Wu at the Bush Theatre, is a production fuelled by nostalgia to confront the gap that exists between expectations of what life will be like when we…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 10:42AM
Thursday, October 19, 2017

Review: The Busy World is Hushed, Finborough Theatre by Frey Kwa Hawking

Keith Bunin’s The Busy World is Hushed takes aim at the motivations behind the faith of individuals, which here means questioning what, exactly, ties us to where we happen to be, what it i…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 12:04PM

Review: Ramona Tells Jim, The Bush Theatre by Frey Kwa Hawking

Ramona Tells Jim, the debut play by Sophie Wu at the Bush Theatre, is a piece fuelled by nostalgia to confront the gap that exists between expectations of what life will be like when we grow…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 11:04AM
Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Review: Bullish, Camden People’s Theatre by Frey Kwa Hawking

Bullish uses the story of Asterion, the Minotaur of Greek mythology, to examine the “sticky and joyous complexities of gender identity, and in particular the fluid negotiation of gender tr…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 05:24AM
Sunday, October 15, 2017

Review: Wings by Frey Kwa Hawking

The Young Vic’s new production of Arthur Kopit’s Wings, the first one to take place in London for 30 years, is a perfectly-pitched production in which Juliet Stevenson’s performance as…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 06:04AM
Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Review: Thebes Land, Arcola Theatre by Frey Kwa Hawking

There was a moment, during the interval of Thebes Land, in which Alex Austin, shooting hoops alone in the cage surrounded by the audience, missed the basket making the ball instead slam down…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 05:33AM
Monday, September 18, 2017

Feature: Adding the Zest of Youth to Brexit Theatre by Frey Kwa Hawking

Toby Ealden, artistic director of Zest Theatre and director of What Once Was Ours, is talking to me in a room with a high ceiling and a squiggly chandelier which reminds me of a child’s dr…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 05:18AM

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