Billed as a tango musical Tanguera takes us on a journey through the backstreets of Buenos Aires in a time where passion and tension were at their highest. Tanguera is the story of our young heroine Giselle, a young French woman who hopes that Buenos Aires will be the start of her new life. Arriving … [Read more...]
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There are some important themes that are drawn out in Sheep (which, incidentally, doesn’t feature any sheep, not even plastic ones or projected ones), but in all the comedy, this dramaturgically odd play risks trivialising them. Dexy (Ciaran Lonsdale), apparently named by his mother after the band … [Read more...]
Carmen Lynch has fans in high places. With appearances on Inside Amy Schumer, The Late Show with David Letterman, Conan and @Midnight amongst others she’s establishing herself as a unique voice with a jaw-droppingly twisted take on contemporary life. Tonight, she’s at The Museum of Comedy she’s … [Read more...]
Thank goodness for the Lady in Red. Amy Burke, playing the part of Mary Celeste, one of the faded film stars in City of Champions, adds an immediate boost to this dully prosaic production with her unexpected entrance, her enchanting presence and her ability to perform at a level that the rest … [Read more...]
It is astounding that before now audiences have not been able to enjoy the rhythm and rhyme of Carol Ann Duffy’s poetry as it should be – spoken and performed. WIFE does just this, and exceptionally well. It is a series of performance poetry – pieces from Carol Ann’s “The World’s Wife” … [Read more...]
Shakespeare wrote his many plays, sonnets, etc over 400 years ago, when times were very different. Should his work, therefore, be judged against current standards of morality and political correctness? Well, probably not but I have a confession to make. There is one Shakespeare play that I have … [Read more...]
Well the big purple cow may have gone up north for a while but that doesn’t mean the fun is over on the South Bank and taking up residence in the Spiegeltent for the next twelve weeks are a group of talented chaps from Australia who plan to totally blow your mind as they take you to a galaxy far, … [Read more...]