Saturday, March 23, 2019

Review: BalletBoyz: Them & Us at Northern Stage by Tracey Sinclair

'Freed from traditional confines': Tracey Sinclair, self-proclaimed 'dance ignoramus', reviews a double bill from BalletBoyz. The post Review: BalletBoyz: Them & Us at Northern Stage app…

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Friday, March 22, 2019

Review: The Remains of the Day at York Theatre Royal by Louise Jones

Ringing hollow: Louise Jones writes on the subtleties lost in adaptation in Out of Joint and Royal and Derngate's co-production of Kazuo Ishiguro's novel. The post Review: The Remains of the…

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Review: It’ll Be Alt-Right on the Night at Live Theatre, Newcastle by Tracey Sinclair

'Alan Bennett with funkier hair': Tracey Sinclair reviews a one-man show about political factionalism and punk music at Live Theatre's Elevator Festival. The post Review: It’ll Be Alt-Righ…

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Thursday, March 21, 2019

Review: Interference at City Park, Glasgow by Christine Irvine

Last year's model: Christine Irvine writes on attitudes towards technology in National Theatre of Scotland's trilogy of tech-inflected dystopian shorts. The post Review: Interference at City…

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Review: My White Best Friend at the Bunker by Ava Wong Davies

‘Pulled out of the gut, steaming and red and alive’: Ava Wong Davies writes a response to Rachel De-Lahay and Milli Bhatia’s festival of letters, which engages with racial tensions and…

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Review: My White Best Friend at Bunker Theatre by Ava Wong Davies

'Pulled out of the gut, steaming and red and alive': Ava Wong Davies writes a response to Rachel De-Lahay and Milli Bhatia's festival of letters, which engages with racial tensions and white…

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

The Color Purple; who gets to play gay? by Alice Saville

Alice Saville writes on what 'The Color Purple' casting controversy says about theatre producers' attitudes towards queer actors, and queer audiences. The post The Color Purple; who gets t…

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

The Extraordinary Bodies of Aerial Circus by Francesca Peschier

"So how do we talk about the flying body, this body in space?": Francesca Peschier interviews two female circus artists about objectification, challenging beauty norms, and soaring through t…

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New Queers on the Road by Exeunt Staff

Brighton's Marlborough Theatre is taking queer live art on tour across the UK - and they've made a new documentary about the project. Watch it here. The post New Queers on the Road appeared …

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Monday, March 18, 2019

Review: Frankenstein at Battersea Arts Centre by Annegret Märten

Finding their voices: Annegret Märten writes on BAC Beatbox Academy's joyful reimagining of Mary Shelley's novel. The post Review: Frankenstein at Battersea Arts Centre appeared first on E…

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Saturday, March 16, 2019

Review: Bizarre Love Triangle at Northern Stage by Tracey Sinclair

Taking it seriously: Tracey Sinclair reviews David Edwards' demystifying verbatim show about the realities of living with OCD. The post Review: Bizarre Love Triangle at Northern Stage appear…

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Review: Betrayal at Harold Pinter Theatre by Ava Wong Davies

"Not a cosy play, this" - Ava Wong Davies writes on Pinter's study of adultery, staged with icy persuasiveness by Jamie Lloyd. The post Review: Betrayal at Harold Pinter Theatre appeared fir…

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Thursday, March 14, 2019

Review: Blood Knot at the Orange Tree by Nabilah Said

The world of the play 'spins off its axis and crashes into ours': Nabilah Said writes to her penpal about Matthew Xia's production of Athol Fugard's anti-apartheid play. The post Review: Bl…

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Review: Really Real Teenz! at the Yard by Emily Davis

Not that innocent: Emily Davis reviews The Famous Lauren Barri Holstein's piece devised with young people, exploring 'the risky parameter between appropriate and explicit'. The post Review:…

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Theatre’s Plans for Brexit Weekend by Alice Saville

A tear-stained rundown of all the ways in which the UK's theatre scene will mark Britain's (probable) parting of ways with the EU. The post Theatre’s Plans for Brexit Weekend appeared firs…

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Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Review: Heart of Darkness at Tron Theatre, Glasgow by Andrew Edwards

'Constructed in layers before our eyes': Andrew Edwards reviews imitating the dog's ambitious, cinematic re-working of Joseph Conrad's novel. The post Review: Heart of Darkness at Tron Theat…

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Monday, March 11, 2019

Review: Waitress – The Musical at Adelphi Theatre by Alice Saville

"THIS pie was SO perfect!" - Alice Saville responds to the hit musical, using real TripAdvisor reviews of American diners. The post Review: Waitress – The Musical at Adelphi Theatre appea…

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Sunday, March 10, 2019

Simon Stone’s Medea (and Yerma) by Rosemary Waugh

"I never really got Yerma": Rosemary Waugh writes on finding echoes of Simon Stone's earlier work in his searing version of Medea. The post Simon Stone’s Medea (and Yerma) appeared first …

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Review: Richard III at Bristol Old Vic by Ben Kulvichit

The sum of its parts: Ben Kulvichit reviews Headlong's touring production, starring Tom Mothersdale on fine villainous form. The post Review: Richard III at Bristol Old Vic appeared first on…

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Review: Circa at Old Red Lion by Brendan Macdonald

'Grainy portraits': Brendan MacDonald reviews Tom Ratcliffe's new play, which explores the 'struggle to find long-lasting love' as a gay man. The post Review: Circa at Old Red Lion appeared…

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Friday, March 8, 2019

Review: A Lesson From Aloes by Simon Gwynn

Simon Gwynn reviews Janet Suzman's claustrophobic revival of Athol Fugard's 1978 play, which explores 'the personal toll of political events'. The post Review: A Lesson From Aloes appeared …

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Review: Richard II at Sam Wanamaker Playhouse by Amy Borsuk

'What kind of nation have we created?': Amy Borsuk reviews Adjoa Andoh and Lynette Linton's 'landmark' production of Shakespeare's history play. The post Review: Richard II at Sam Wanamaker…

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Review: The Ridiculous Darkness at the Gate by Frey Kwa Hawking

Incredibly close: Frey Kwa Hawking writes on Anthony Simpson-Pike and Nina Segal's 'irreverent and feral' adaptation of Wolfram Lotz's radio play about colonialism. The post Review: The Rid…

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Review: A Hundred Words for Snow at Trafalgar Studios by Hailey Bachrach

Polar opposites: Hailey Bachrach writes on Tatty Hennessy's narrative of arctic exploration, and the weight of female role models. The post Review: A Hundred Words for Snow at Trafalgar Stud…

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Thursday, March 7, 2019

Review: Alys, Always at Bridge Theatre by Arjun Sajip

A muted experiment: Arjun Sajip writes on Nicholas Hytner's staging of a bestselling thriller. The post Review: Alys, Always at Bridge Theatre appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Review: Inside Bitch at Royal Court by Nabilah Said

Funny as hell: Nabilah Said writes on Clean Break's hilarious, but painful exploration of how women are prison are depicted. The post Review: Inside Bitch at Royal Court appeared first on Ex…

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Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Exeunt Recommends: March 2019 by Alice Saville

Mess, horror and queer celebration: here are Exeunt's UK-wide picks for March in theatre and performance. The post Exeunt Recommends: March 2019 appeared first on Exeunt Magazine.

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Saturday, March 2, 2019

Review: Kourtney Kardashian at BAC by Frey Kwa Hawking

'Rich people acting out their little dramas': Frey Kwa Hawking writes on Sleepwalk Collective's final show in their Kardashian trilogy, a deconstructed, live-art opera. The post Review: Kou…

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Friday, March 1, 2019

Review: SEX SEX MEN MEN at the Yard Theatre by Hannah Greenstreet

'A plethora of pleasurable acts, presented with nuance, gender-theory and heart': Hannah Greenstreet writes on Pecs Drag Kings' show exploring the seepage of gender binaries. The post Revie…

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Review: Wonderland at Northern Stage, Newcastle by Tracey Sinclair

Mining the past: Tracey Sinclair writes on the nuanced portrayal of a 'fragile ecosystem' of men in Beth Steel's mining drama. The post Review: Wonderland at Northern Stage, Newcastle appea…

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Thursday, February 28, 2019

Vaults Odyssey: Goths Underground by Francesca Peschier

"Bats! Gay bats! Bats in a freaking tunnel!" - Francesca Peschier heads underground in search of the campest, eeriest, and most shiver-inducing shows at Vault Festival. The post Vaults Ody…

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