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Friday, June 4, 2021

Review: The Death of a Black Man, Hampstead Theatre by Samuel Nicholls

Review: The Death of a Black Man, Hampstead Theatre4.0Overall ScoreAlfred Fagon’s spirit crackles and roars in this new production of his seminal 70s classic, The Death of a Black Man. Hel…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 06:48PM
Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Review: Lovefool, The Space Theatre by Samuel Nicholls

Review: Lovefool, The Space Theatre 4.0Overall Score Last time I saw Lovefool, it was October 2020 and it was … fine? Tucked away upstairs in the Bread and Roses Theatre, the 50 minute…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 07:42PM
Saturday, May 22, 2021

Review: Villain in Tinseltown, White Bear Theatre by Samuel Nicholls

Review: Villain in Tinseltown, White Bear Theatre2.0Overall ScoreIf you’re enjoying our content, then please consider becoming a member, with every penny going towards keeping AYT going an…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 02:48PM
Sunday, April 11, 2021

Review: Disenchanted, Stream.Theatre by Samuel Nicholls

Review: Disenchanted, Stream.Theatre 3.0Overall Score If you’re enjoying our content, then please consider becoming a member, with every penny going towards keeping AYT going and paying ou…

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Wednesday, February 24, 2021

The Color Purple and the paradox of intolerance by Samuel Nicholls

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Monday, February 22, 2021

Review: Project Perfect Stranger and PlagueRound Game-Show, ZU-UK by Samuel Nicholls

Review: Project Perfect Stranger and PlagueRound Game-Show, ZU-UK4.0Overall ScoreIf you’re enjoying our content, then please consider becoming a patreon with every penny going towards keep…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 11:36AM
Saturday, February 13, 2021

Review: Romeo and Juliet, Metcalfe Gordon Productions by Samuel Nicholls

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SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 04:54PM
Thursday, February 11, 2021

Review: Love in the Time of Corona, Golden Age Theatre by Samuel Nicholls

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SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 05:54AM
Friday, January 29, 2021

Review: I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change, Lambert Jackson Productions and London Coliseum by Samuel Nicholls

Review: I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change, Lambert Jackson Productions and London Coliseum3.0Overall ScoreIf you’re enjoying our content, then please consider becoming a patreon with …

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 02:06PM
Monday, January 18, 2021

Protected: Leanna Benjamin: “I was losing my desire to write, but now I’ve found it again” by Samuel Nicholls

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post. The post Protected: Leanna Benjamin: “I was losing my desire to write, but now I’ve found it again” appeared first on A Younger Th…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 10:48AM
Saturday, January 16, 2021

Review: Public Domain, Southwark Playhouse by Samuel Nicholls

Review: Public Domain, Southwark Playhouse4.0Overall ScoreIf you’re enjoying our content, then please consider becoming a patreon with every penny going towards keeping paying AYT going an…

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Saturday, January 9, 2021

Review: Walk of Shame, Glass Half Full Theatre by Samuel Nicholls

Review: Walk of Shame, Glass Half Full Theatre2.0Overall ScoreTrigger Warning: Rape, Sexual Assault To many, Alice (Stephanie Silver) is the kind of girl who is “practically asking for it

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 04:12PM
Saturday, December 19, 2020

Review: Zoo Motel, Theatre Nation by Samuel Nicholls

Review: Zoo Motel, Theatre Nation2.0Overall ScoreAt the end of The Wizard of Oz, a breathless Dorothy lies in bed back in Kansas, trying to decode her fantastical experience. “It wasn’t …

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 12:54PM
Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Review: Flight, The Bridge Theatre by Samuel Nicholls

Review: Flight, The Bridge Theatre4.0Overall ScoreFlight is playing at the Bridge Theatre until the 16th January, for more information visit the Bridge Theatre’s website. All photography i…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 12:42PM
Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Review: Noise, NUA Dance and Ugly Duck by Samuel Nicholls

Review: Noise, NUA Dance and Ugly Duck80%Overall ScoreHere’s an interesting question: how would you describe the concept of ‘noise’ to a d/Deaf person? How do you think a d/Deaf person…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 11:32AM
Monday, December 7, 2020

Review: GHBoy, Charing Cross Theatre by Samuel Nicholls

Review: GHBoy, Charing Cross Theatre4.0Overall ScorePounding music and moody purples flood the stage, drowning out any and all inhibitions. The half-naked young men cut up lines and rip popp…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 07:12AM
Saturday, November 28, 2020

Review: Crime of the Century, Chickenshed Theatre by Samuel Nicholls

Review: Crime of the Century, Chickenshed Theatre4.0Overall ScoreAs the audience saunters in (or, in this case, logs in to the livestream), a claxon lists a litany of demanding questions: …

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 01:36PM
Friday, November 20, 2020

Tobias Cornwell: “You can still put on theatre — you just need to think outside the box” by Samuel Nicholls

Back in February, Samuel Nicholls spoke to Tobias Cornwell, artistic director of GOOMS, about standing out in an already oversaturated fringe theatre scene. Now, ten months and one pandemic …

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 08:03AM
Friday, November 13, 2020

Review: [Title of Show], Lambert Jackson and The Coliseum Online by Samuel Nicholls

Review: [Title of Show], Lambert Jackson and The Coliseum Online3.0Overall ScoreReader Rating 0 VotesWhen Mel Brooks’ The Producers made the jump from stage to screen in 2005, the result w…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 12:03PM
Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Review: Kevin James Doyle – The 30 Year Old Virgin by Samuel Nicholls

Review: Kevin James Doyle – The 30 Year Old Virgin3.0Overall Score“You know when you’re talking about a movie with a group of people, and it’s a movie everyone’s seen, and then the…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 03:18PM
Thursday, October 22, 2020

Review: Call Me By My Name, Dazed New World Festival by Samuel Nicholls

Review: Call Me By My Name, Dazed New World Festival 3.0Overall Score Call Me By My Name is perhaps the very antithesis of Call Me By Your Name. One escapes the harsh realities of the presen…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 12:12PM
Monday, October 12, 2020

Revisiting The Last Five Years by Samuel Nicholls

The Last Five Years was one of a huge number of shows that were forced to shut down in the middle of their run. Six months later, it has been remounted for the Covid age. In our latest featu…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 07:48AM
Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Review: Lovefool, The Bread and Roses Theatre by Samuel Nicholls

Review: Lovefool, The Bread and Roses Theatre3.0Overall ScoreAs Dr Dan asserts in the pages of a Sugar magazine from 1995, “you need to discover what flirting means to YOU”. For Rachel, …

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 02:12PM
Monday, September 28, 2020

Review: Wilde Without the Boy, The Playground Theatre by Samuel Nicholls

Review: Wilde Without the Boy, The Playground Theatre4.0Overall ScoreWhat is freedom? Since COVID-19 hit back in March and the majority of us have been in intermittent stages of lockdown, th…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 10:36AM

Iris Theatre: “It’s all about giving back” by Samuel Nicholls

In our latest feature, Samuel Nicholls talks to Paul-Ryan Carberry, artistic director of London’s Iris Theatre, about getting through a pandemic, the strength of their local community, and…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 09:32AM
Monday, September 21, 2020

Review: The Boss of It All, Soho Theatre by Samuel Nicholls

Review: The Boss of It All, Soho Theatre3.0Overall ScoreReader Rating 0 VotesOriginally performed at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and Soho Theatre in 2013, the stage adaption of Lars Von Tr…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 10:54AM
Saturday, August 29, 2020

Review: The Racist In The Chat, Vulcanello Productions by Samuel Nicholls

Review: The Racist In The Chat, Vulcanello Productions 3.0Stars H.P. Lovecraft is really having a ‘moment’ right now. Thanks to the explosive popularity of HBO’s Lovecraft Country, t…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 07:12AM
Tuesday, August 18, 2020

Review: Scenes for Survival – Aleister Crowley Summons the Devil, National Theatre of Scotland by Samuel Nicholls

Review: Scenes for Survival - Aleister Crowley Summons the Devil, National Theatre of Scotland4.0starsIn Sonnet 58, Shakespeare made thoughts on ‘waiting’ apparent: “I am to wait, tho…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 06:48AM
Saturday, August 15, 2020

Review: Scenes for Survival – Ian and Sheena, National Theatre of Scotland by Samuel Nicholls

Review: Scenes for Survival - Ian and Sheena, National Theatre of Scotland3.0starsIn the wake of the COVID-19 lockdown, much of the theatre industry’s attention has been focused on the hig…

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 07:32AM
Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Review: The Secret Love Life of Ophelia, Greenwich Theatre Online by Samuel Nicholls

Review: The Secret Love Life of Ophelia, Greenwich Theatre Online3.0starsFirst performed in 2001, The Secret Love Life of Ophelia is Steven Berkoff’s attempt to breathe depth and intimacy …

SOURCE: A Younger Theatre at 01:36PM
Saturday, August 8, 2020

Review: The Boy In The Book, Electric Dreams Festival / CYOD and TheSpace by Samuel Nicholls

Review: The Boy In The Book, Electric Dreams Festival / CYOD and TheSpace 5.0Stars First published in 1979, the Choose Your Own Adventure books by Charles Packard were a niche but beloved pa…

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