Musical,Reviews

Don’t be Burr, sir: The transformative politics of Hamilton on the London stage

22 Dec , 2017  

Rachel Ann Go Hamilton

I went to Hamilton and it was pretty great. Five Stars. Admittedly, when it comes to hot takes that one right there is pretty tepid. As Matt Trueman mentions in his WhatsonStage blog, if you’ve been sentient over the last two years months, there is really no need for me to tell you just how […]

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Professor Bernhardi Schaubühne

6 Jan , 2017  

bernhardi

When he turns away a Catholic priest from a delusional dying girl, esteemed director of a private clinic, the Jewish Professor Bernhardi staggers unwittingly into a political affair. His selfish peers manipulate facts to whip up a scandal and play off latent anti-Semitic resentments. What begins as a small confrontation between two men culminates in […]

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Shadows Schaubühne Berlin

17 Oct , 2016  

shadows

Eurydice (Jule Böwe) would prefer to stay in Hades instead of returning to her husband Orpheus (Renato Schuch), a wannabe-Morrissey who desperately needs her back to boast his own ego. With Schatten (Eurydike sagt) – Shadow (Eurydice Speaks) – Nobel Prize-winner Elfriede Jelinek continues to twist the cultural canon to tease out the misogyny that nestles all […]

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FCKSYSTMS

10 Jun , 2016  

fcksystms

Eins. Within the system I am a white, non-British, heterosexual cis-female, writing about the potential of naked bodies to transgress discourse and ideology through queer performance. Before the show starts the projection of puzzle video games sets up a challenge. It’s a cocky ’riddle me this’. They are preparing for something, stretching their limbs. Their […]

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