Reviews,Theatre

Shoot, I Didn’t Mean That / The Last Days of Mankind

5 Oct , 2014  

Karl Kraus was one of the most acutely-observing writers in the German language and Time Zone Theatre now presents the epilogue of Kraus’ epic piece The Last Days of Mankind: The Last Night in a new translation by Edward Timms and Fred Bridgham. Together with Shoot, I Didn’t Mean That, a piece of new writing […]

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RIFT’s Macbeth at Balfron Tower

6 Jul , 2014  

Welcome to Borduria, the country inhabiting all fictional characters. Goldilocks lives in Northern Borduria but the portal in a basement of the brutalist Balfron tower in East London leads straight to the grim South where the unscrupulous and scheming Macbeths reside. Alongside these fictional characters live the Bordurian citizens who show the spatially shifted visitors […]

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Cheek by Jowl’s Ubu Roi

20 Jun , 2014  

Ubu Roi

This play, it farts, it licks, it spits. Cheek by Jowl’s hugely successful Ubu Roi returns to the Barbican in all its decadence-smashing scrutiny. An adolescent boy with a camera pans over dead meat and the extreme close-up is projected on the crème walls of a pristine dining room. A middle-aged couple swoops on stage […]

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The Roof at Lift 2014

13 Jun , 2014  

Someday you will die. And you can’t escape. So, you go out and find stuff. You attach meaning to the stuff. You keep the stuff. You need more stuff. You meet people. You get to know them. They’re weird. You like them. You give them your stuff or share it with them. You have a […]

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