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Recent articles

End of the Rainbow – Theatre Review

It’s 1968 and Judy Garland is back in London to start a six week long come-back show at the prestigious ‘Talk of the Town’ theatre.

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4

THE SOLID LIFE OF SUGAR WATER, NATIONAL THEATRE - Review

Sometimes what isn't said between couples can have more importance and weight than words. So it is with Alice and Phil in The Solid Life of Sugar Water, Graeae Theatre Company's latest production, which is currently running at the National's Temporary Theatre.

Author's review: 
5

Interview with Isabella Javor - RED Women's Theatre Awards finalist playwright

Isabella is an actor, writer, musician, and co-founder of emerging company Paper Cage Theatre. At the East 15 Acting School on the BA Acting & Contemporary Theatre course, ‘Dissonance’ will be her debut as a playwright in the inaugural RED Women's Theatre Awards showcase this Sunday 6th March at the Greenwich Theatre

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TRANSPORTS, Pleasance Theatre - Review

A female two-hander, Transports begins in 1973 with 49-year-old Lotte (Juliet Welch) meeting 15 year-old Dinah (Hannah Stephens) her foster child. Not the most forthcoming of people, Lotte finds her taciturn nature at best difficult to understand and at worst downright rude.

Author's review: 
4

Female Arts magazine co-produces the launch of RED Women's Theatre Awards at Greenwich Theatre

This Mothering Sunday, as part of International Women's Day celebrations on 6th March 2016 6.30pm at Greenwich Theatre launches a new award for female playwrights, RED Women's Theatre Awards, in a co-production with Female Arts magazine.

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Titania – A Solo Cabaret: Guest Feature

From 22-24 March Greenwich Theatre welcomes Moon Fool’s Anna-Helena McLean with the internationally acclaimed Titania – A Solo Cabaret. Picked up by Greenwich as part of the venue’s season celebrating female theatre-makers, after an MTN award nomination at last year’s Edinburgh Fringe, the show reveals Shakespeare’s fairy queen in a new light, placing her centre stage to tell her story, but what has now become a solo cabaret was not originally conceived that way. Performer and co-creator Anna-Helena McLean explains…

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The Caucasian Chalk Circle, Brockley Jack Studio Theatre – Review

The one thing you have to admire about Lazarus Theatre Company is their ambition and confidence. While many theatre companies understandably watch their costs and keep the numbers of actors in a play to a mimimum, Lazarus chooses plays that offer a multitude of parts and have faith that their hard word work and the qualities of the plays they choose will draw people in. In terms of their latest play’s drawing power, it doesn’t get much bigger for Brecht fans than The Caucasian Chalk Circle. Written shortly before the end of the Second World War, Chalk Circle captured the imagination of the crirics and public alike, a pardigm shift in the global theatrical consciousness.

Author's review: 
4

Whistleblower, Waterloo East Theatre – Review

If our own government was responsible for the deaths of almost a hundred thousand people… would you really want to know? Alan Moore, V For Vendetta

Author's review: 
5

Antigone, The Hope Theatre – review

When the law forbids burying the dead, what man would dare disobey?
No man.
But one woman.
Antigone.

Author's review: 
4

Happiness is a Cup of Tea - Review

An imaginative weaving of autobiography, character and myth that explores a moment of death but tells the story of a life

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4

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