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Carmen Disruption review

Review of Carmen Disruption by Simon Stephens at the Almeida Theatre, Islington added. Hugely theatrical, brilliantly done … but avant garde, or pretentious?

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WHAT'S ON MAY: GODS ARE FALLEN AND ALL SAFETY GONE AT THE TRON

Gods Are Fallen And All Safety Gone is an investigation into what happens when we discover that our parents are flawed human beings, and that at some point, sooner than we think, they are suddenly going to disappear from our lives. 112 more words

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Oresteia: A Train of Thought

Following the first week of rehearsals for Oresteia, adapted and directed by Robert Icke, Assistant Director Anthony Almeida helps us prepare for the moral challenges that lie ahead… 263 more words

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God and the Law

Who knew all Ibsen needed was a bit of menace?  A little over a year ago, BAM presented the Young Vic’s stellar production of A Doll’s House… 451 more words

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Carmen Disruption, Almeida Theatre

Carmen Disruption had me at the bull.

Entering the once again reconfigured Almeida auditorium, those of us with seats in the stalls are directed through dingy backstage corridors, emerging onto a rubble-strewn stage. 998 more words

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Theatre Sketch: The Nether

The Nether – the future term for the internet, offers complete freedom – a new virtual wonderland providing total sensory immersion in a dystopian future. Los Angeles based dramatist Jennifer Haley’s award-winning play, directed by Jeremy Herrin, transferred to London’s Duke of York’s Theatre for a limited 12 week run after a sold out season at The Royal Court. 162 more words

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Preview Thoughts - Carmen Disruption at the Almeida Theatre

On the announcement of the Spring season at the Almeida Theatre, I was thrilled to see the addition of the latest offering by playwright Simon Stephens (whose recent plays Birdland and Seawall I greatly enjoyed) and Saturday night saw me back at the Islington venue for the second preview of Carmen Disruption. 823 more words

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