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Jul
29
2018

YOU GOT OLDER

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Kings Cross Theatre, July 17 8/10 Behind the prosaic title lurks the odes and elegies of aging: ill-health, mortality, separation, loss and grief. American playwright Clare Barron’s You Got Older is essentially her autobiographical response to her father’s diagnosis with terminal cancer. If that doesn’t sound like much of a fun night out so far, […]

Jul
24
2018

THE MAN IN THE ATTIC

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Eternity Playhouse, July 11 7/10 The idea of “blue” conjures a different image in every mind. Is morality also plastic enough to be swirled together with other shades on a palette, or is it an absolute? Even if it exists as an absolute conceptually, what about in practice? Timothy Daley’s The Man in the Attic […]

Jul
21
2018

THE ROLLING STONE

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Reginald Theatre, July 7 7/10 A brick makes a satisfying “clunk” as it slots into place in a wall being built. The Rolling Stone is like that wall, with British playwright Chris Urch slotting the parts of his plot together with similar precision. It is built with alternating layers of tension and rapport between his […]