[Review:] CHIAROSCURO, Bush Theatre, London.

Written by Jackie Kay and directed by Lynette Linton, Chiaroscuro is a powerful, enlivening and unique performance. It tackles discourse on the place of female homosexuality in society with poignancy and realism, using race and culture as a way to pre-heat its exposure of this issue. Aesthetic decisions (set design by Moi Tran) in this... Continue Reading →

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[Review:] JADE CITY, The Bunker Theatre, London.

Jade City is currently playing at the Bunker until 21st September. Brendan Quinn (playing Sas) and Barry Calvert (playing Monty) were excellent in pulling off both the persona and dialect of a typical Belfastian. The casting was definitely successful in choosing the right performers. Their characterisations of Monty and Sas were just as cogent, offering... Continue Reading →

[Review:] MACBETH, Temple Church, London.

Antic Disposition’s Macbeth is a truly captivating and impactful play, and before beginning this review, I would like to commend all actors for their nigh-on perfect Shakespeare acting. Accurate, powerful and just the right amount of emphasis between prosaic and poetic, these actors should stand as a significant reference point for all Shakespeare actors. There... Continue Reading →

[Review:] REGRETXIT, Etcetera Theatre, London.

Regretxit is a campy, energised and unpredictable performance. It is most definitely a memorable experience but as a piece of theatre, it remains highly unsure of itself. The story this play tells, that of Matthew (Matthew Cleverly) who falls in love with a swindling, immigrant heartbreaker who plays him for a green card, assets and money, is a... Continue Reading →

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