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NEEDLES AND OPIUM at the Barbican

EX Machina and Robert Lepage’s NEEDLES AND OPIUM at the Barbican Theatre was exceptional. After years of pantomime, musical theatre and plays I saw my first Robert LePage production in 2002 and I began to understand the real possibilities that existed within theatre. 108 more words


Johnny Remember Me

Coming soon …

I am singing the backing vocals on a song originally recorded by John Leyton.  It’s a fantastic song and was originally banned by the BBC as were all ‘death’ ballads at the time…It’s so exciting for me to be involved in this project with two legends… 500 more words

Needles and Opium

This was one of the first Robert Lepage shows I ever saw, 24 years ago at the Cottesloe Theatre, but the combination of my poor memory and a significant re-working means this is like approaching a new show. 317 more words


Possible Worlds (Lepage, 2000)

I watched Possible Worlds because of Tilda Swinton and this logline on IMDb: “A man lives in parallel worlds, falling in love with the same woman, while the police hunt down a serial killer who steals brains.” That sounds pretty amazing. 496 more words

20 Questions.... Mathilde Lopez

Continuing my series of short interviews with writers, choreographers, burlesque artists, poets, performers, and everything between… it’s with great delight I welcome director Mathilde Lopez to 20 questions…. 696 more words

On Performance

Review: Robert Lepage and Michel Tremblay explore their memory palaces

There’s a nice irony at the heart of Robert Lepage’s compelling — and surprisingly funny — new piece, 887. It has this most accomplished and technologically evolved of theatre artists fretting over the most basic requirement of putting on a show: remembering your lines. 751 more words


Childhood memories loom large in Robert Lepage's 887

After more than 30 years in the business and with a staggering number of productions behind him (including such multi-hour epics as The Dragons’ Trilogy, The Seven Streams of the River Ota and Wagner’s Ring cycle), Robert Lepage is unquestionably a giant of the theatre. 1,075 more words