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Monday, September 24, 2018

Text of the Day: The Woods by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.

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Sunday, September 23, 2018

‘Hauntingly beautiful’: 4.48 PSYCHOSIS – New Diorama Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Now at last my prayer has been answered. Deafinitely Theatre currently brings a bilingual approach to 4.48 Psychosis – spoken English and British Sign Language — to the play, using an al…

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Saturday, September 22, 2018

‘Well-crafted, gently allusive & pulsing with warm humanity’: LOSING VENICE – Orange Tree Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Losing Venice at the Orange Tree Theatre is a remarkable rediscovery by this ever-enterprising venue and is a well-crafted and elegantly written curiosity.

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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Text of the Day: Caterpillar by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

‘Makes its political points deftly & unobtrusively’: AN ADVENTURE – Bush Theatre by Aleks Sierz

For his last show at the Bush, Madani Younis has chosen a project close to his heart, Vinay Patel’s An Adventure, an epic reading of one Asian family’s global migration story.

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Monday, September 17, 2018

Text of the Day: Holy Shit by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.

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Sunday, September 16, 2018

‘A blazingly acted & triumphantly imagined piece of new writing’: THE WOODS – Royal Court Theatre by Aleks Sierz

An overwhelmingly powerful new play about motherhood and psychological collapse: Lesley Sharp amazes in The Woods at the Royal Court Theatre.

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Friday, September 14, 2018

Text of the Day: New Nigerians by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.

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Thursday, September 13, 2018

‘Sharp & entertaining production’: HOLY SHIT – Kiln Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Coyly advertised as Holy Sh!t, actor and writer Alexis Zegerman’s new play is a topical account of the lengths that some parents will go to get their kids into the best local schools.

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Monday, September 10, 2018

‘This is a great story brilliantly told’: CATERPILLAR – Theatre503 by Aleks Sierz

Alison Carr’s Caterpillar, a finalist in the Theatre 503’s Playwriting Award, gets an excellent staging and will later tour to the Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough.

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Sunday, September 9, 2018

Text of the Day: Home, I’m Darling by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.

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Saturday, September 8, 2018

‘Hits its targets fairly & squarely’: NEW NIGERIANS – Arcola Theatre by Aleks Sierz

It is a fitting moment to watch Oladipo Agboluaje’s New Nigerians, which was first staged at this Off-West End venue in February 2017, and now returns — and I’m happy to say that it’…

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Friday, September 7, 2018

‘As a feminist reworking of Leigh’s original, this is just right’: ABI – Hornchurch by Aleks Sierz

Atiha Sen Gupta’s Abi, a 60-minute monologue, performed with enormous zest and attractive energy by Safiyya Ingar, is a response to Mike Leigh’s play Abigail’s Party and looks at what …

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Thursday, August 30, 2018

Text of the Day: Imperium – Dictator by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.

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Thursday, August 23, 2018

Text of the Day: Aristocrats by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.

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Monday, August 20, 2018

‘A fine mixture of interesting ideas & emotional desolation’: HOME, I’M DARLING – National Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Laura Wades’s return to the stage is a bright satire about marriage and nostalgic fantasy The post Home, I’m Darling, National Theatre appeared first on Aleks Sierz.

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Friday, August 17, 2018

Text of the Day: Silk Road (How To Buy Drugs Online) by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.

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Thursday, August 16, 2018

‘Oddly unemotional, disjointed & not entirely satisfying’: ARISTOCRATS – Donmar Warehouse by Aleks Sierz

Director Lyndsey Turner is clearly impatient with the tradition of playing this melancholy drama as a tribute to Chekhov, and her production is thoroughly anti-naturalistic.

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Sunday, August 12, 2018

Text of the Day: One for Sorrow by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.The post One for Sorrow appeared first on Aleks Sierz.

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Friday, August 10, 2018

‘Rather slender but well put together & fun, fun, fun’: SILK ROAD (How to Buy Drugs Online) – Trafalgar Studios by Aleks Sierz

This West End revival of smart monologue about drug dealing on the Dark Web is well written if a bit slight.

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Thursday, August 9, 2018

Text of the Day: The Lieutenant of Inishmore by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.

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Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Text of the Day: A Monster Calls by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.

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Friday, August 3, 2018

Text of the Day: Pressure by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.

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Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Text of the Day: Pity by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.

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Monday, July 30, 2018

Text of the Day: Allelujah! by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.

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Wednesday, July 25, 2018

‘Tragedy goes hand-in-hand with farce’: PITY – Royal Court Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Now, on the main stage at the Royal Court Theatre, Rory Mullarkey’s leftfield fantasy, Pity, offers a surreal state-of-the-world account of our society, and of its discombobulations.

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018

‘For a play about storytelling, most of the story is oddly unengaging’: A MONSTER CALLS – Old Vic by Aleks Sierz

For a play about storytelling, most of A Monster Calls is oddly unengaging and bland. Worst of all, it does the audience’s moral work for them, being increasingly didactic and offering its…

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Monday, July 23, 2018

Text of the Day: The Lehman Trilogy by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.

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Sunday, July 22, 2018

‘Extremely funny & has something very urgent to say’: ALLELUJAH! – Bridge Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Allelujah! is not a masterpiece, mainly because most of the characters are underdeveloped and there is too much going on, but it is extremely funny and it has something very urgent to say, a…

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Saturday, July 21, 2018

‘One of the best theatre experiences of the entire year’: THE LEHMAN TRILOGY – National Theatre by Aleks Sierz

The clarity and resonance of the writing turns the tale into art, and the quality of direction, design and, above all, the magnificence of the acting, make this one of the best theatre exper…

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Text of the Day: One for Sorrow by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.

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