Reviews,Theatre

Psychoanalytical Birdhouse at Jacksons Lane

3 Sep , 2012  

Birdhouse

Alfred Hitchcock is widely celebrated as the master of suspense and the performers of Jammy Voo have created a stunning interpretative homage to one of the most iconic horror films of the British director. At Jacksons Lane. Alfred Hitchcock is widely celebrated as the master of suspense, and the performers of Jammy Voo have created […]

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A Life in the Theatre

15 Aug , 2012  

Camden Fringe, A Life in the Theatre

David Mamet’s play A Life in the Theatre is a well-observed study of mannerisms and quirks some actors develop over years of working on stage. This production is funny, but unfortunately slightly unremarkable. At Upstairs at the Gatehouse. David Mamet’s A Life in the Theatre is a quirky little play. A well-observed study of mannerisms […]

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Not Awesome: The Awesome Show

29 Jul , 2012  

The Awesome Show

I know that sometimes experiments simply can go wrong and that audiences may remain unresponsive. I am more than ready to see past those weaknesses if there is a brave idea at the heart of the performance. But Wish Experience’s The Awesome Show, however, had a disconcertingly lewd and witless vacuum in the place where […]

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Vieux Carré

15 Jul , 2012  

Tennessee Williams' Vieux Carré

Tennessee Williams’ Vieux Carré is, like many of his late works, an odd play. Written in 1978 it defies not only conventions of genre but offers a poetic richness of characterisation that is rarely to be found in a theatre these days. In a dilapidated New Orleans house surrounding an old court yard the confused […]

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