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“Luka’s Room” at Rogue Machine Theatre

“Luka’s Room,” a smashing new play in its world premiere performance at Rogue Machine Theatre, literally haunts my dreams. I roused from slumber into the twilight zone of limited consciousness several times after experiencing “Luka’s Room” as scenes replayed themselves and the salient issues of the show danced around the edges of my mind. 722 more words

Review: Adam Long's Dickens Abridged – Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh Fringe

First published in The Times, Saturday August 29 2015

Four Stars

It is nearly 30 years since the Reduced Shakespeare Company first brought their… 362 more words

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Pericles, Prince and Tiresome at Stratford

Shakespeare’s “Pericles, Prince of Tyre” (rebranded by the Stratford Festival as “The Adventures of Pericles”) is less a play and more a series of scenes strung together. 817 more words

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Review: Titania – A Solo Cabaret at Summerhall, Edinburgh Fringe

First published in The Times, Friday August 28 2015

Three Stars

This strange, hypnotic show, performed by cellist and theatre practitioner Anna-Helena McLean, is not so much a compression of… 310 more words

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Review: Tar Baby – Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh Fringe

First published in The Times, Thursday August 27 2015

Four Stars

Rarely has systemic racism been interrogated with such a potent mix of anger, wit and self-conscious theatricality as this one-woman show from the New York-based performer Desiree Burch. 328 more words

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Review: The Human Ear – Roundabout at Summerhall, Edinburgh Fringe

First published in The Times, Thursday August 27 2015

Four Stars

It would be fair to say that the playwright Alexandra Wood is having a good Fringe. 321 more words

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YOU WON'T SUCCEED ON BROADWAY IF YOU DONT HAVE ANY JEWS - St James Theatre London until 5th September 

YOU WON’T SUCCEED ON BROADWAY IF YOU DONT HAVE ANY JEWS

★★★★

St James Theatre London until 5th September

Guest Review by Liz Dyer

 

‘You won’t succeed on Broadway if you don’t have any Jews.’ This quote from the Monty Python musical Spamalot has inspired a new show, dedicated to celebrating the contribution of Jewish people to musical theatre over the last century. 606 more words

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