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Great Expectations, Old Red Lion Theatre

by guest critic Lara Alier

Re-imagining a classic is a courageous act. Tom Crowley’s adaptation follows the journey of a young man struggling to find his place in modern day England and it’s pervasive class system. 300 more words

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Nerd Nite #39: A New Year and a new venue!

The big news yesterday was that Nerd Nite Edmonton has found a new home! Their January 16th show will go ahead as planned in its new location at the ATB Arts Barns! 243 more words


Expat Underground, Tristan Bates Theatre

by guest critic Kudzanayi Chiwawa

Expat Underground tells the story of a modern day Italian migrant, who having ventured to London, the “Shiny Eldorado”, finds herself struggling with the metamorphosis from Italian to British, whilst still remaining Italian – a familiar journey for many who find themselves new in London. 352 more words

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Curtain Call, White Bear Theatre

The backstage comedy has been around for what feels like as long as theatre itself, and it’s difficult to improve upon or innovate it. Simon Bradbury’s attempted dark comedy… 377 more words

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Good Girl, Old Red Lion

by guest critic Joanna Trainor

“This is for people who burst at the seams.”

How do you cope with anxiety when you’re too young to know what it is? 362 more words

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Ordinary Days, Drayton Arms Theatre

by guest critic Gregory Forrest

A single piano backs this tongue-in- cheek trip into the lives of four ordinary New Yorkers living out ordinary days. In just 75 minutes we traverse heartbreaks, five-year plans, and the elaborate traffic network which swirls around the Metropolitan Museum of Art. 373 more words

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The Damned United, Pleasance Theatre

By an anonymous guest critic

There are few sadder sights than two old blokes trying to describe their team scoring a goal. Yet in Red Ladder’s production of The Damned United, we are subjected to this sight a few times. 342 more words

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