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Top 10 Fringe Musicals - #7

#7 American Psycho – Almeida Theatre, December 2013 – January 2014

Matt Smith (yep, him off Doctor Who), starred in Headlong’s musical adaptation of Bret Easton Ellis’s most famous novel. 410 more words



It’s clearly going to be my Year of the Greeks. We’re not even half-way through and this is my 5th, and it’s the first of 3 in the Almeida Greeks season. 504 more words


Carmen Disruption, Almeida Theatre

Bricks from disintegrating walls cover the stage.

A hulking, black bull breathes it last.

An aging opera singer arrives in a nameless European city.

A narcissistic rent boy readies for a “date.” 1,085 more words


Carmen Disruption

The inside of playwright Simon Stephens brain must be one hell of a place. I blow hot and cold with his work, but it’s always interesting and  challenging. 213 more words


Common Distractions: An Interview with Simon Stephens

Simon Stephens’ play Carmen Disruption deals with themes of technology, social isolation, and fragmented relationships. The Almeida’s Simone Finney talked to him about about inspiration, isolation and his complicated relationship with his iPhone. 818 more words

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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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