[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:] MY OTHER SELF: THE EVOLUTION OF SHAKESPEARE’S RICHARD III, The Cockpit, London.

Unfortunately, there is very little positive I have to say about this performance, but I will start with the good-ish comments that I have. In the overture, the audience are confronted with a spot-lit, centerstage stool upon which sits a crown. A rather thick mist consumes the air, and suspenseful classical music (Kai Everington) plays.... Continue Reading →

[Review:] ANTONY & CLEOPATRA, National Theatre, London.

This review will consider Simon Godwin's adaptation of William Shakespeare's Antony & Cleopatra recently staged at the National Theatre. Acting style was at times extremely sluggish and true to that all-too-common modern misrepresentation of Shakespearean performance – the haughty, stylised and unrealistic delivery. And at other times, it was simply peculiar: Gloria Obianyo’s (playing Charmian) sassy... Continue Reading →

MacBETTI!

This review is now available! Click here to view it. A review for MacBETTI, to be performed at the Marlborough Theatre, Brighton, is on the way! Get your tickets now at: https://www.fullsailproductions.co.uk/ Also, make sure you're following The Theatre Reviewer on Twitter to keep up-to-date with posts and reviews: @T_Reviewer

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