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Little Revolution

Just when you thought the verbatim theatre phase might have passed, the Almeida makes its first foray into the genre. They are lucky to have writer Alecky Blythe, who has been a leader in this field. 406 more words



CommonWealth by Roz Wyllie, Almeida Theatre

Directed by Caitlin McLeod

Wed 7 Aug 2013 – Fri 9 Aug 2013.

CommonWealth was brave and silly and stupidly funny and smart and hard work and fun and gorgeous and tiring and then all over again.   66 more words


Little Revolution: Order Changes and Rehearsed Frisking

In her third installment of weekly updates from the Little Revolution rehearsal room, Almeida Associate Director Rebecca Hill lets us in on why some scenes are changing order and how they discovered that one cast member is especially ticklish. 535 more words

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Little Revolution: Memories of the Riots

Although the Little Revolution cast are well into rehearsals for Alecky Blythe’s new play, inspired by the 2011 London riots, they took a few moments to share their memories of the events: 384 more words

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DISPATCHES: Mr. Burns Roundtable Discussion - Part 1: Empathy, Community and Post-Apocalyptic Worlds.

First, a bit of background…

(On Wednesday 30th July I attended a roundtable-style discussion on Anne Washburn’s/Robert Icke’s Mr. Burns at the Almeida Theatre. The event was hosted by theatre-critic Maddy Costa and the Almeida Theatre and was the latest in a series of seminar-style talks intended to sustain a dialogue around particularly noteworthy productions. 1,051 more words

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Mr Burns: Talkback

On Tuesday, 8 July 2014, we invited our audience to stay behind for a Q&A with Assistant Director Whitney Mosery, Music Director and performer Mike Henry and actress Justine Mitchell. 4,055 more words

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Mr Burns

Saturday 19th July: at the Almeida Theatre for Mr Burns, by Anne Washburn. Post-electric.