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Friday, December 7, 2018

Review: Mouthpiece at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh by Crystal Bennes

Using a voice: Crystal Bennes writes on the 'ethical quandary' of representation in Kieran Hurley's examination of class and the appropriation of stories. The post Review: Mouthpiece at the …

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Saturday, December 1, 2018

Review: Black Beauty at the Traverse, Edinburgh by Crystal Bennes

Horsing around: Crystal Bennes and Tom Jeffreys write a rhyming review of Red Bridge's production of Black Beauty. The post Review: Black Beauty at the Traverse, Edinburgh appeared first on …

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Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Edinburgh Review: Zugunruhe at Zoo Southside by Crystal Bennes

‘Anxious behaviour’: Crystal Bennes reviews a solo show based on the migratory instincts of the marsh warbler. The post Edinburgh Review: Zugunruhe at Zoo Southside appeared first on Exe…

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Edinburgh review: First Snow/Première Neige at Canada Hub by Crystal Bennes

Crystal Bennes writes on a bilingual play that explores ideas of independence, identity and duality in Québec. The post Edinburgh review: First Snow/Première Neige at Canada Hub appeared f…

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Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Edinburgh Review: La Cenerentola at Festival Theatre by Crystal Bennes

A frenzied, facetious production: Crystal Bennes reviews Opéra de Lyon's performance of Rossini's Cinderella. The post Edinburgh Review: La Cenerentola at Festival Theatre appeared first on…

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Thursday, August 23, 2018

Edinburgh Review: Carmen Funebre & Silence at Pleasance at EICC by Crystal Bennes

Striking images: Crystal Bennes compares two works by Polish company Teatr Biuro Podrozy. The post Edinburgh Review: Carmen Funebre & Silence at Pleasance at EICC appeared first on Exeu…

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Edinburgh Review: Status at Summerhall by Crystal Bennes

Crystal Bennes responds to an opinion-splitting Fringe First winner by synthesising professional and public reviews. The post Edinburgh Review: Status at Summerhall appeared first on Exeunt …

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Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Edinburgh Review: Coriolanus Vanishes at Traverse Theatre by Crystal Bennes

Over-burdened and over-sensationalised: Despite a strong central performance, Crystal Bennes is unmoved by a monologue that tries to do too much. The post Edinburgh Review: Coriolanus Vanish…

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Edinburgh Review: The Beggar’s Opera at King’s Theatre by Crystal Bennes

'Deeply, profoundly ridiculous, but an enjoyable night at the theatre all the same': Crystal Bennes reviews an attempted update of John Gay's ballad opera. The post Edinburgh Review: The Beg…

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Sunday, August 19, 2018

Edinburgh fringe review: Freeman at Pleasance by Crystal Bennes

Destroyed lives: Crystal Bennes writes on a powerful exploration of racially-motivated miscarriages of justice. The post Edinburgh fringe review: Freeman at Pleasance appeared first on Exeun…

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Edinburgh Review: Off-Kilter at Dance Base by Crystal Bennes

Everything is not going to plan: Crystal Bennes reviews a piece of visual theatre about disrupting routines. The post Edinburgh Review: Off-Kilter at Dance Base appeared first on Exeunt Maga…

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Thursday, August 16, 2018

Edinburgh Review: Expendable Chapters at Greenside at Infirmary Street by Crystal Bennes

Unmoored: Crystal Bennes reviews a play loosely based on Hopscotch by Julio Cortázar. The post Edinburgh Review: Expendable Chapters at Greenside at Infirmary Street appeared first on Exeu…

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Monday, August 13, 2018

Edinburgh Review: Passionate Machine at Zoo Charteris by Crystal Bennes

Sleeping is a kind of time travel... Crystal Bennes reviews a spoken word performance by Rosy Carrick. The post Edinburgh Review: Passionate Machine at Zoo Charteris appeared first on Exeunt…

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Saturday, August 11, 2018

Edinburgh review: Stardust at Pleasance by Crystal Bennes

A sacred leaf: Colombian artist Miguel Hernando Torres Umba performs this exploration of the narcotrafficking industry. The post Edinburgh review: Stardust at Pleasance appeared first on Exe…

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Friday, August 10, 2018

Edinburgh Review: Behind our Skin at C Venue by Crystal Bennes

Behind our Skin reveals 'the power of simply telling stories.' The post Edinburgh Review: Behind our Skin at C Venue appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Edinburgh Review: Class at Traverse Theatre by Crystal Bennes

Language is the weapon of choice: Crystal Bennes reviews a school-set play about learning difficulties and parent-teacher confrontations. The post Edinburgh Review: Class at Traverse Theatre…

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Monday, August 6, 2018

Edinburgh review: Dracula by Let Them Call It Mischief by Crystal Bennes

Just plain fun: Crystal Bennes on a riotously camp version of Bram Stoker's blood-sucking horror classic. The post Edinburgh review: Dracula by Let Them Call It Mischief appeared first on Ex…

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Edinburgh review: Games at Gilded Balloon by Crystal Bennes

Olympian struggles: Henry Naylor's play explores the histories of two female German Jewish athletes. The post Edinburgh review: Games at Gilded Balloon appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Monday, August 14, 2017

EIF Review: Don Giovanni at the Festival Theatre by Crystal Bennes

Sin, sex and death: Crystal Bennes on a concert-style production of the great opera. The post EIF Review: Don Giovanni at the Festival Theatre appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Sunday, August 13, 2017

Edinburgh Fringe Reviews: Stand By at Summerhall at Army Reserve Centre by Crystal Bennes

An insight into life as a policeman proves there's more to the army than the Military Tattoo. The post Edinburgh Fringe Reviews: Stand By at Summerhall at Army Reserve Centre appeared first …

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Edinburgh Fringe Review: Start Swimming at Summerhall by Crystal Bennes

A struggle against systems: James Fritz's new play is a response to Paul Mason's Why It’s Kicking Off Everywhere. The post Edinburgh Fringe Review: Start Swimming at Summerhall appeared fi…

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Thursday, August 10, 2017

Edinburgh Fringe Review: Todd & God at Pleasance Dome by Crystal Bennes

All a bit shallow: Crystal Bennes feels there's something missing in Richard Marsh's messianic poetry play. The post Edinburgh Fringe Review: Todd & God at Pleasance Dome appeared first…

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Edinburgh Fringe Review: Secret Life of Humans at Pleasance Courtyard by Crystal Bennes

The trouble with human progress: Crystal Bennes reviews New Diorama Theatre's inspired take on Yuval Harari’s Sapiens. The post Edinburgh Fringe Review: Secret Life of Humans at Pleasance …

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Edinburgh Fringe Review: Action at a Distance at Zoo by Crystal Bennes

The suffering of one or the agony of the many? Crystal Bennes on the complex moral dilemmas of Argonaut's new play. The post Edinburgh Fringe Review: Action at a Distance at Zoo appeared fir…

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