Music

Moments of Weightlessness - Review

‘Moments of Weightlessness’ works as theatre, concert and performance art. It's creative, experimental, well constructed, visually pleasing, audibly exciting and affecting. South Street Arts Centre, Reading.

Author's review: 
5

The Sun Shining On Her Hands, Bread & Roses Theatre - Review

Previously appearing as a work-in-progress at The Rag Factory during the summer, Trip The Light Theatre's The Sun Shining On Her Hands makes its second appearance at the Bread & Roses Theatre in December.

Author's review: 
4

Black Artists In British Art – A History Since The 1950’s - Book Review

This book documents the background of key artists behind changing political climates and important art movements. It features a good selection of artwork by them, including female Black Artists Sonia Boyce, Sokari Douglas Camp and Veronica Ryan. This book is an exceptional, informal read and would benefit the further educational curriculum.

Author's review: 
0

Torn Apart (Dissolution), Theatre N16@TheBedford - Review

I met her in a Kingstown bar
We fell in love I knew it had to end
We took what we had and we ripped it apart
Now here I am down in Kingstown again
Hungry Heart, Bruce Springsteen
No Offence Theatre's Torn Apart takes place in three different periods of history, with an emotional chord that runs through them all.

Author's review: 
5

FULL CIRCLE, Arts Theatre - Review

Phaedra. Helen. Medea. Clytemnestra. Women of Classical Greek mythology that along with the biblical Eve, have influenced perceptions of women for millennia. Taking a leaf from Arthur Kopit's Chamber Music and Caryl Churchill's Top Girls, Madelaine Cunningham's Full Circle finds the  four female archetypes residing in their own personal purgatory.

Author's review: 
4

Interview: Lucy Foster

Lucy Foster is currently directing 'The Knight from Nowhere' at Park Theatre's Park 90 space (London), this week I caught up with her to find out a little more about her show, and why it's one to watch this festive season.

Author's review: 
0

THE LION THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE Review - C.S. LEWIS’ PASSION OF THE CHRIST

The Royal Lyceum in Edinburgh has a great reputation for staging fabulous Christmas shows and this year’s The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe is no exception.

Author's review: 
3

DESPERATE MEASURES, Jermyn Street Theatre - Review

The use of Shakespeare's work as a musical is nothing new. Kiss Me Kate (Taming of the Shrew) and West Side Story (Romeo & Juliet) spring to mind. It is telling though that no one's had the moxie since the 1950s to use the Bard's work as the basis of a new musical.

Author's review: 
4

THE WILD AT HEART, Hornsey Arts Centre - Review

While the percentage of the work of female playwrights performed is an ongoing concern, in the first half of the 20th century, the numbers of female-centric plays (let alone plays from female playwright seeing the light of day) were miniscule.

Author's review: 
4

Interview: Cassiah Joski-Jethi

Cassiah Joski-Jethi, makes up one half of 'Trip the Light' Theatre Company, this week I caught up with her to find out a little about their work, and their latest show 'The Sun Shining on her Hands', which explores the life of Woyzeck's Wife (from the play Woyzeck) - which will be on at the Bread and Roses Theatre (London, Clapham North) from the 1st -12th December.

Author's review: 
0

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