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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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Sunday, July 15, 2018

‘As likely to punch you in the face as tickle your ribs’: THE LIEUTENANT OF INISHMORE – West End by Aleks Sierz

As directed by Michael Grandage, whose revival of John Logan’s Red is just around the corner at the Wyndham’s Theatre, The Lieutenant of Inishmore proves that some black humour doesn’t…

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Saturday, July 14, 2018

‘Creating a detailed and often humorous world’: ALKALINE – Park Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Director Sarah Meadows and designer Georgia de Grey have created a detailed and often humorous world in Alkaline in at the Park Theatrewith a cast that is agreeably bright and pretty convinc…

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Thursday, July 12, 2018

Text of the Day: Imperium – Conspirator 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 9, 2018

Text of the Day: Genesis Inc 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, July 6, 2018

Text of the Day: The Jungle 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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‘Certainly a major theatrical event’: IMPERIUM – West End by Aleks Sierz

This is certainly a major theatrical event — Cicero’s speeches, with their mixture of sarcasm and idealism, are great, but not everyone will enjoy the comic interpretation of some of the…

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Tuesday, July 3, 2018

‘Lively & unpredictable production’: GENESIS INC – Hampstead Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Despite some enjoyable scenes, this is more of a comedy revue than a compelling drama. And just proves that we really don’t need another play on the fertility industry.

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Friday, June 29, 2018

‘Raises expectations it doesn’t quite deliver on’: ONE FOR SORROW – Royal Court Theatre by Aleks Sierz

It could be the November 2015 Paris terror attacks, except this time it’s happening in London. And it is also the powerful start of Cordelia Lynn’s new play, One for Sorrow, which has ju…

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Thursday, June 28, 2018

Text of the Day: Monogamy 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, June 26, 2018

‘Surely, this is the crème de la crème of Brodie adaptations’: THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE – Donmar Warehouse by Aleks Sierz

Polly Findlay’s fluent production of The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie avoids the fluting exaggerations of some previous versions and tells the story with a fine appreciation of its grounding …

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Sunday, June 24, 2018

Text of the Day: The Strange Death of John Doe 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, June 21, 2018

Text of the Day: Pressure at the Ambassadors Theatre 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, June 18, 2018

Text of the Day: Translations at the National Theatre 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, June 16, 2018

‘Empathetic, entertaining, relevant & moving revival’: TRANSLATIONS – National Theatre by Aleks Sierz

So there’s a real feeling of anticipation about this revival of his 1980 drama, Translations, a major play which has enjoyed an enormously good international reputation since its first sta…

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Friday, June 15, 2018

‘Leaves an unpleasantly bitter aftertaste’: MONOGAMY – Park Theatre by Aleks Sierz

For a comedy, there are not enough laughs. Although Torben Betts is perfectly skilled at delivering humorous dialogues, in Monogamy there is very little sun, but plenty of glowering darkness.

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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Text of the Day: Nightfall 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, June 11, 2018

Text of the Day: Fatherland 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, June 8, 2018

‘Defects apart, this is a fine drama by a young writer who will go far’: THE STRANGE DEATH OF JOHN DOE – Hampstead Theatre by Aleks Sierz

At its’s best Fiona Doyle’s text is an ambitious, theatrically exciting and fast-moving panorama which conveys something of the breath-taking scope of contemporary migration, as well as …

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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Text of the Day: Leave Taking 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, June 5, 2018

‘Visceral, raucous & occasionally very loud’: FATHERLAND – Lyric Hammersmith by Aleks Sierz

It’s hard to doubt the integrity of the process that produced Fatherland, but it must be admitted that its conclusions are generally already well known.

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Sunday, June 3, 2018

‘Madani Younis’ production of this thrilling play is a joy’: LEAVE TAKING – Bush Theatre by Aleks Sierz

With its great mix of pointed exchanges, convincing plotting, relevant issues, sense of learning from experience and emotional integrity, this is a brilliant production of a truly wonderful …

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Thursday, May 31, 2018

Text of the Day: Absolute Hell 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, May 29, 2018

‘Sublimely atmospheric opera’: LESSONS IN LOVE & VIOLENCE – Royal Opera House by Aleks Sierz

Lessons in Love & Violence is a deliciously cool, intellectually stimulating and tremendously suggestive reading of a brilliant piece about the politics of power, the confusion of desir…

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Friday, May 25, 2018

Text of the Day: Mood Music 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, May 23, 2018

Text of the Day: Nine Night 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, May 21, 2018

Text of the Day: The Writer 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, May 18, 2018

Text of the Day: Masterpieces 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, May 15, 2018

Text of the Day: Mayfly 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, May 11, 2018

‘A subject that deserves to be heard, but it’s not the right space’: NIGHTFALL – Bridge Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Named as one of the 1,000 most influential Londoners by the Evening Standard, Barney Norris’ latest play, Nightfall, has just opened at the very high-profile Bridge Theatre.

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Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Text of the Day: Karl Marx On History 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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