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Friday, April 19, 2019

Review: Mortgage, Tristan Bates Theatre by Dovydas Laurinaitis

Review: Mortgage, Tristan Bates Theatre3.0starsI enter the space to the sound of screams as a beam of light tries to escape beyond sheets of plastic hanging at the back. Sugar cubes are line…

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Monday, April 15, 2019

Review: FEAST (a play in one cooking), Romanian Cultural Insitute by Dovydas Laurinaitis

Review: FEAST (a play in one cooking), Romanian Cultural Insitute 2.0Overall Score FEAST (a play in one cooking) sets out looking to answer its own question of ‘what it means to be a woman…

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Saturday, December 8, 2018

Review: Transpose: The Future, The Pit at the Barbican by Dovydas Laurinaitis

Opening with a series of videos from individuals reflecting on our current societal placement in Trans discourse, Transpose: The Future immediately sets the tone of its exploration. It is on…

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Saturday, November 17, 2018

Review: A Small Place, Gate Theatre by Dovydas Laurinaitis

Entering a room resembling a forgotten community library, from exposed wires hanging beyond a missing ceiling panel in that all too familiar shade of cement, to bare shelves lined with odd b…

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Review: HATCH, Camden People’s Theatre by Dovydas Laurinaitis

Opening on a foldable bed, topped with the barest of mattresses, Jessie (Sarah Carton) adorned in greyness, lays impatiently before beginning to recount her love for Callum – the reason sh…

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Sunday, November 11, 2018

Review: Imagined Touch, Barbican by Dovydas Laurinaitis

Just as its title would indicate, Imagined Touch is uncertain and fleeting. Over 20 minutes, Heather Lawson and Michelle Stevens seek to reframe disability, specifically deaf blindness, by b…

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Friday, November 2, 2018

Review: The Wolves, Theatre Royal Stratford East by Dovydas Laurinaitis

Within cushioned walls that at once both recall an American sports centre and a psychiatric padded cell, a girls’ soccer team on the cusp of adulthood gather in episodes of pre-game warm-u…

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Review: Debris, Theatre N16 by Dovydas Laurinaitis

Cordoned off by a square perimeter of pale blue light, siblings Michelle (Louise Waller) and Michael (Jamie Anthony-Rose) try to entertain themselves amongst the dust of barren ground, broke…

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Saturday, October 20, 2018

Review: Chotto Desh, Sadler’s Wells by Dovydas Laurinaitis

An empty calendar. Body without instruction. Subsequent restlessness. Questions and exclamations for help travel via phone-call to a Bangladeshi, twelve-year-old, customer service advisor. R…

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Saturday, October 13, 2018

Review: I’m a Phoenix, Bitch, Battersea Arts Centre by Dovydas Laurinaitis

“Welcome to my therapy,” Bryony Kimmings states at the beginning of her new 80- minute work, I’m a Phoenix, Bitch. Inhabiting the vastness of the recently re-opened Great Hall of the B…

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Saturday, October 6, 2018

Review: The Malady of Death (La Maladie de la mort), Barbican Theatre by Dovydas Laurinaitis

The outer shell of the stage recedes to reveal a different kind of artifice. Film crew and stage-hands in black tend to final preparations, as the actors linger patiently, meeting each other…

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Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Review: Dennis of Penge, Ovalhouse by Dovydas Laurinaitis

Dionysus descends from Olympia to manage a chicken shop in Penge. Here, as Dennis (Jorell Coiffic-Kamall), he faces Wendy (Annie Siddons) across the counter. Childhood friends, adult saviour…

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Sunday, August 26, 2018

Feature: Jordan Seavey: “Queer people should have equal access” by Dovydas Laurinaitis

Chronicling the relationship of two men as they navigate the complexities of being gay in the US of A, Homos, The post Feature: Jordan Seavey: “Queer people should have equal access…

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Friday, August 24, 2018

Review: Camden Fringe Festival, Pomegranate Season, Cockpit Theatre by Dovydas Laurinaitis

Facing a multitude of environments, Cockpit Theatre’s tier seating encases the thrust stage. Lights rise upon hints of a bedroom; The post Review: Camden Fringe Festival, Pomegranate Seaso…

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Friday, August 17, 2018

Review: Camden Fringe, One Last Look, London Irish Centre by Dovydas Laurinaitis

Lit by a sequence of flush ceiling lights, the audience sit traverse in a pseudo-conference room. A table marks one The post Review: Camden Fringe, One Last Look, London Irish Centre appeare…

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Review: Aristocrats, Donmar Warehouse by Dovydas Laurinaitis

A dollhouse sits alone atop a stool, held by muted white light encasing the perimeter of the Donmar Warehouse’s thrust The post Review: Aristocrats, Donmar Warehouse appeared first on A Yo…

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Monday, August 13, 2018

Review: Homos, Or Everyone in America, Finborough Theatre by Dovydas Laurinaitis

Making its European debut at the Finborough Theatre, Jordan Seavey’s 2016 play is an examination of the ideological conflicts that The post Review: Homos, Or Everyone in America, Finboroug…

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Saturday, June 23, 2018

Review: The Caucasian Chalk Circle, Embassy Theatre by Dovydas Laurinaitis

The Caucasian Chalk Circle by Bertolt Brecht is a play chronicling the fall and restoration of society. A web of The post Review: The Caucasian Chalk Circle, Embassy Theatre appeared first o…

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Monday, June 18, 2018

Review: Lady Eats Apple, Barbican Theatre by Dovydas Laurinaitis

Presented under the Barbican’s new season, The Art of Change, in tandem with LiFT Festival and Back to Back Theatre, The post Review: Lady Eats Apple, Barbican Theatre appeared first on A …

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Friday, June 15, 2018

Review: Machinal, Almeida Theatre by Dovydas Laurinaitis

Sophie Treadwell’s Machinal, written in 1928, explores the entrapment of women in the societal systems they have (short of killing) The post Review: Machinal, Almeida Theatre appeared firs…

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Sunday, May 27, 2018

Review: The Grönholm Method, Menier Chocolate Factory Theatre by Dovydas Laurinaitis

The curtain parts to reveal a business lounge. Chairs upholstered in that specific off-white shade centre around a table atop The post Review: The Grönholm Method, Menier Chocolate Factory …

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Friday, May 18, 2018

Review: Unexploded Ordnances (UXO), Barbican by Dovydas Laurinaitis

A heptagon of light-up tables forms the thrust stage of The Pit Theatre at the Barbican. Interrupting the formality of The post Review: Unexploded Ordnances (UXO), Barbican appeared first on…

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Thursday, May 17, 2018

Review: Crave, Barbican by Dovydas Laurinaitis

Sarah Kane’s Crave is a stylistic turning point in an oeuvre of brutal physical violence that up until its release The post Review: Crave, Barbican appeared first on A Younger Theatre.

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Review: Fragment, Battersea Arts Centre by Dovydas Laurinaitis

A band enters on stage to informally welcome its audience. After taking their places, and a moment to hold the The post Review: Fragment, Battersea Arts Centre appeared first on A Younger Th…

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Thursday, May 10, 2018

Review: Tumble Tuck, King’s Head Theatre by Dovydas Laurinaitis

Written and performed by Sarah Milton at King’s Head Theatre, Tumble Tuck is a voyage into the mind of Daisy, The post Review: Tumble Tuck, King’s Head Theatre appeared first on A Younge…

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Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Review: Not Talking, Arcola Theatre by Dovydas Laurinaitis

Not Talking, Mike Bartlett’s very first play, has come to the Arcola Theatre, over 12 years after being published. Exploring The post Review: Not Talking, Arcola Theatre appeared first on …

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Friday, May 4, 2018

Review: Little Eyolf, The Print Room by Dovydas Laurinaitis

Returning to London after eighteen years, The National Theatre of Norway brings Little Eyolf by Henrik Ibsen to the Print The post Review: Little Eyolf, The Print Room appeared first on A Yo…

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Thursday, May 3, 2018

Review: Dames, Pleasance Theatre by Dovydas Laurinaitis

Dames by Siberian Lights, a female-centric theatre company, is an hour long messy and deeply comedic exploration of female friendships The post Review: Dames, Pleasance Theatre appeared firs…

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