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Monday, February 18, 2019

‘Emotionally thrilling & intellectually satisfying’: BODIES – Southwark Playhouse by Aleks Sierz

Terrific revival of largely forgotten playwright James Saunders’ 1977 modern classic in an energetic and thrilling production.

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Thursday, February 14, 2019

‘Suchet’s portrait is memorable in all its detail & density’: THE PRICE – West End by Aleks Sierz

David Suchet is majestically magnificent in this excellent revival of Arthur Miller’s 1968 family drama The Price.

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Text of the Day: Superhoe 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, February 12, 2019

Text of the Day: My Dad’s Gap Year 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, February 11, 2019

Text of the Day: Binkie offers an actor a lift 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, February 9, 2019

Text of the Day: When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other 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, February 8, 2019

‘Sharp & hectic production gives the story a real zing’: COUGAR – Orange Tree Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Cougar, a new two-hander about an older woman and a younger man is a bit sketchy, but its theatre form is thrilling.

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Thursday, February 7, 2019

‘A lovely piece of new writing’: SUPERHOE – Royal Court Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Superhoe at the Royal Court is a bright new monologue about coming of age in the Instagram era that really rocks its youthful socks.

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Text of the Day: Virginie Despentes on ‘ugly women in fiction’ 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, February 5, 2019

‘At its best when it explores generational conflict’: MY DAD’S GAP YEAR – Park Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Tom Wright’s My Dad’s Gap Year, a new play about gender fluidity and family love, has some good moments.

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Saturday, February 2, 2019

‘Dazzlingly complex & immensely provocative piece of new writing’: When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other – National Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Martin Crimp’s new play, When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other at the National Theatre, has been hyped because of its star, Cate Blanchett, and rightly so: it’s a five-star show.

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Friday, February 1, 2019

Text of the Day: The Unreturning 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, January 31, 2019

Text of the Day: Approaching Empty 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, January 30, 2019

Text of the Day: Gwyneth Paltrow dislocates her knee 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, January 28, 2019

‘It all seems curiously inauthentic’: WELCOME TO THE UK – Bunker Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Borderline Theatre is a laudable undertaking, but sadly Welcome to the UK at the Bunker Theatre is neither funny nor original.

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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Text of the Day: Coming Clean 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, January 21, 2019

‘Exceptionally meditative & occasionally very moving’: THE UNRETURNING – Theatre Royal Stratford East by Aleks Sierz

Frantic Assembly’s latest, The Unreturning, is a moving meditation on war and masculinity, thanks to playwright Anna Jordan.

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Saturday, January 19, 2019

Text of the Day: Stop & Search 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, January 18, 2019

‘More of an old banger than a sleek Uber machine’: APPROACHING EMPTY – Kiln Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Ishy Din’s new play about a cab office, Approaching Empty at the Kiln in Kilburn, is more of an old banger than a sleek Uber machine.

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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Frank, funny & occasionally ferocious entertainment’: COMING CLEAN – Trafalgar Studios by Aleks Sierz

Frank, funny and occasionally ferocious revival of the late Kevin Elyot’s 1982 Bush Theatre debut Coming Clean.

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Monday, January 14, 2019

Text of the Day: Time Is Love / Tiempo Es Amore 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, January 9, 2019

Text of the Day: Robin Soans on playing a vicar 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, January 7, 2019

‘It’s hot, hot, hot’: TIME IS LOVE / TIEMPO ES AMORE – Finborough Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Welcome back Ché Walker; your verbally dexterous LA story Time Is Love really sings with passion and tragedy.

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Friday, January 4, 2019

Text of the Day: The Cane 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, January 2, 2019

Text of the Day: Hole 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, December 27, 2018

Text of the Day: One Jewish Boy 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, December 24, 2018

‘It touches the emotional parts that other media simply don’t’: ORPHEUS – Battersea Arts Centre by Aleks Sierz

Little Bulb, an award-winning company of actor-musicians which is based in the South East and tours nationwide, has revived their version of Orpheus, and the result is breathtaking.

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Friday, December 21, 2018

‘Powerful mix of passion & intelligence’: ONE JEWISH BOY – Old Red Lion Theatre by Aleks Sierz

The new play One Jewish Boy about anti-semitism is viscerally powerful and raises some troubling issues about insidious racism.

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Thursday, December 20, 2018

‘A Christmas play with the power to disturb & provoke’: THE TELL-TALE HEART – National Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Can you really turn a three-page short story into a full-length play? What would you add, and how would you avoid accusations of padding? Anthony Neilson’s new version of Edgar Allan Poe…

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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

‘It’s hard to fault this fabulous production’: THE CONVERT – Young Vic Theatre by Aleks Sierz

The Convert, at the Young Vic Theatre, a thrilling revival of Black Panther Danai Gurira's 2012 play about Christianity and imperialism is a heartfelt cry for justice.

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Monday, December 17, 2018

‘Great writing, great production, great stuff’: THE CANE – Royal Court Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Mark Ravenhill’s comeback play The Cane at the Royal Court Theatre is a brilliant, complex and mature account of the abuse of power.

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