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Jan
14
2018

2017 Year in Review: Theatre

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What were they thinking? STC’s production of Jonathan Biggins’s Talk, a play partially about truth in the media, arrived just as the Trump regime had opened the sluices on its deluge of lies. Good timing! But the play, about a lunar-right shock-jock (John Waters), felt like an extravagantly extended sketch from Biggins’s usual satirical home […]

Dec
21
2017

THE SERVANT OF TWO MASTERS

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  Sport for Jove, Bella Vista Farm December 16 until December 30 8/10 Carlo Goldoni played with puppets as a boy, with people as a man. Having Moliere as his model he revolutionised Italian comedy in the middle of the 18th century, hoisting it beyond the stock characters of the Commedia dell’arte tradition, with The […]

Dec
9
2017

BARBARA AND THE CAMP DOGS

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Belvoir, December 6 7/10 Were Barbara and the Camp Dogs a real band I’d be in the crush to hear them. Not since Hedwig and the Angry Inch has a rock musical been so close to a gig. The songs are strong, too, and would completely dominate this show were they not matched by the […]

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