Review: The Quality of Mercy at The Courtyard Theatre, London

Wednesday 28th September 2022 at The Courtyard Theatre, London ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Reviewer: Maygan Forbes With the popularity of the controversial Dahmer Netflix series having social media in a chokehold, it’s fair to say serial killers are popular right now. Or, the media version of serial killers anyway. But these versions are never written by the victims.... Continue Reading →

Review: Black is the Color of My Voice (Tour)

Monday 26th September 2022 at the Grand Theatre and Opera House, York. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Written and performed by Apphia Campbell, Black is the Color of My Voice reflects on the life of the iconic Nina Simone: distinctive vocalist with a powerful, expressive voice; passionate and gifted pianist; voice of the Civil Rights Movement. Under the pseudonym... Continue Reading →

Review: The Drought at King’s Head Theatre, London

Tuesday 20th September 2022 at King’s Head Theatre, London. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Reviewer: Emma Dorfman It’s hardly a surprise to see The Drought playing at a venue like The King’s Head. Mark Ravenhill, a champion of the piece as well as the theatre’s artistic director, has been in a spooky mood lately with last season’s The Haunting... Continue Reading →

Review: Glass Boy at the Hen & Chickens Theatre, London

Saturday 20th August 2022 at the Hen & Chickens Theatre, London ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Reviewer: Emma Dorfman An all-too-familiar subject matter plops into a post-dramatic structure, giving birth to Gabriel Phelan’s Glass Boy. Tight performances, direction, sound design, and choreography ensure that Glass Boy leaves an impression long after you have left the theatre. Being a one-person... Continue Reading →

Review: She Shrieked at Actors East Theatre, London

Wednesday 17th August 2022 at Actors East Theatre, London ⭐️⭐️ Reviewer: Emma Dorfman Trigger warning: suicide Suicide and suicidal ideation are, undoubtedly, heavy subject matter. And so, David Stokes’ decision to highlight these difficult conversations through a comedic lens is, without a doubt, the way to go. This production of She Shrieked, however, has perhaps... Continue Reading →

Review: Keep It Down at The Hope Theatre, Islington

Monday 15th August 2022 at The Hope Theatre, Islington. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Reviewer: Maygan Forbes TRIGGER WARNING: eating disorders Keep It Down (written and performed by Emma Oldfield and directed by Kierath Jandoo) is an uncomfortable watch. But not for the reasons you may think. It’s uncomfortable because the portrayal of one woman’s battle with an eating... Continue Reading →

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