Words by George Clark **** Summer and Smoke. 2nd Preview. Almeida Theatre. Fucking Cold. It is REALLY cold. I walk into the foyer, the atmosphere is growing steadily. I’m waiting, I don’t like waiting but it’s an important form of social infrastructure that I’m not about to discard now. Tennessee William’s eh? The script is alright, a little simplistic but solid- I’m interested … Continue reading Summer and Smoke – An internal monologue.
The Brothers Size | The Young Vic | 30-01-2018 ***** Words by George Clark Originally performed in 2007; The Brothers Size is one of the brother/sister trilogy of plays created by Moonlight co-writer and Academy Award winner Tarell Alvin McCraney. It is no surprise that this play has been renewed, as the timeless text finds itself equally, if not more relevant today. Bijan Sheibani … Continue reading Fraternity, the Deep South and an exciting time for London.
Words by Kieton Saunders-Browne Describing the Barbershop Chronicles would be like trying to describe an emotion. Sometimes there aren’t really words to describe it. From the second you walk into the show there is an automatic feel of immersion. The cast are bringing people on stage, genuinely interacting with them with what seemed to be just the actors having a good time before the show … Continue reading Barbershop Chronicles (Kieton’s Review)
Words by Daniella Harrison Ladies and gentlemen, it is my fond and fervent hope that you enjoy this review. Or is it a review? *squints into the void* Regardless, I am fondly asked to remind you that I am but one writer, one writer shouting into the abyss of the online world, a world full of reviews and opinions and ideas. One person in the … Continue reading The Twilight Zone – Almeida Theatre (Daniella’s Review)
Words by Shay Awoyemi When I first heard about ‘Barbershop Chronicles’, I was both excited to see something I can relate to well being represented on stage, but doubtful that a stage production could capture the subtle happenings of a barbershop. I didn’t think that the stage was the right place for such a work as this to be displayed. However, Inua Ellams has crafted … Continue reading The Barbershop Chronicles (Shay’s Review)