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Intimate Apparel - Park Theatre - review & thoughts

Do you ever read a review or description of a play and instantly know that you’ll love it?  This happens relatively rarely for me but it’s so enjoyable when it does.  1,233 more words

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Theatre Review: Shutters, Park Theatre

Shutters at Finsbury Park’s year-and-a-bit-old Park Theatre is a triptych of plays that highlight women’s journey over the last century.

The short plays, directed by Jack Thorpe Baker (two of 30 minutes, the final one of 50 minutes) are loosely linked by themes of family, community and Americanness (as well as their femaleness), but otherwise are stand alone set pieces that, despite some heavy subject matter, tell neat, witty, largely captivating stories. 498 more words

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True Brits Preview: 21st July 2014

True Brits had its first preview at the Park Theatre on Monday night. It’s by no means the end of the tinkering with the play (two more rehearsals) but between this and the play’s publication I think it’s time to call time on the “TBRD” tag. 485 more words

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Intimate Apparel

It’s great that we’ve got theatres like the Park & St. James that can bring small scale shows in from outer London and the regions quickly. 371 more words

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Shutters at the Park Theatre: all women ever

Shutters

Shutters, the latest endeavour of director Jack Thorpe Baker, showcases three short American plays, relaying the lives of women in snapshots from the past 100 years. 447 more words

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Intimate Apparel @ Park Theatre Review

It’s turn of the century New York and Esther (Tanya Moodie) is a lonely, naive African American seamstress who sews elaborate lingerie for wealthy white clients. 475 more words

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Two Plays!

“That’s a lot of work!” is a phrase I’m hearing often at the moment. At least when ever I mention that I am directing two plays this summer, back to back, at Park Theatre for my theatre company Epsilon Productions.  651 more words

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