As a fan of theatre, and anything that might come under that umbrella, I do my best to see a wide range of genres and styles of performance. Despite this, nothing I’ve seen before can quite compare to Coming Clean: Life as a Naked House Cleaner. Performed by Ethan Mechare, at a secret location in Bounds Green, the show is part of Camden People’s Theatre’s Hotbed Festival. Pitched as an interactive, concept comedy, the show certainly does not disappoint. From the moment I arrived at the … [Read more...]
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Fresh from an extremely successful run at both the Edinburgh Fringe and Waterloo East Theatre, Paper Hearts transfers into the beautiful venue Upstairs at the Gatehouse. The theatre itself is gorgeous, nestled on top of the quaintest pub in the middle of Highgate - the perfect venue to host this upcoming, home-grown British musical, which works so beautifully in the intimate space. As an audience, we feel as though we’re being let in on a delicious little secret, as we filter upstairs from … [Read more...]
There are many things that theatre can do for its audience. Sometimes, it will educate, sometimes raise awareness or start a conversation and sometimes it will simply provide a very entertaining distraction from the world outside. The latest example of the latter type of show is When Harry Met Barry which has just opened at the Above the Stag Theatre in Vauxhall. TV celebrity chef Harry (Brandon Gale) is fed up with ‘love’. Although he is tall, handsome and runs a successful Soho restaurant, … [Read more...]
Neil La Bute’s The Mercy Seat is currently playing at the Hen and Chicken’s Theatre. With a small cast of two, the piece is a 70-minute look into the lives of Ben Harcourt and his mistress Abby. The action starts with audio from news reports of the planes crashing into the Twin Towers on 11th September 2001, the time is 4am on 12th September, Ben is sat in his chair in Abby's loft apartment in New York staring blankly into space, his phone is ringing. Abby comes home laden with shopping bags … [Read more...]
When Broadway actor Lawrence Woods (played by Ashley Knight) returns to the small village he came from he attends a local amateur dramatic group rehearsal. Soon, he is using his fame to direct a musical version of Chekov’s The Seagull with both amusing and moving consequences. With a book and lyrics by Winnie Holzman (best known for the book of the hit musical Wicked) you know from the start that the evening is going to provide some light-hearted entertainment and it didn’t disappoint. … [Read more...]