Category: Theatre Reviews

May 4, 2022 / Theatre Reviews

Lennox Theatre, April 7 8/10 Peter Cook is a brave actor and a braver writer. In essence, his one-man play is about his pathway to being in that play; one strewn with the road-spikes and riddled with the potholes of addiction. The main character, Dave, is an actor whose career…

April 24, 2022 / Theatre Reviews

Old Fitz Theatre, April 3 8/10 “Ooh, let’s lift this scab and see what’s underneath,” Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht seem to say. The oddity was not their infatuation with humanity’s darker side, but the jaunty way in which they investigated it. Perhaps they didn’t expect us to rise much…

April 17, 2022 / Theatre Reviews

Eternity Playhouse, March 30 7/10 Stay Woke doesn’t just tackle the issue of racism, it bites the head off it, and then throws a spot of gender fluidity into the bloodbath. Playwright Aran Thangaratnam uses the handy narrative ploy of squashing his characters together in unfamiliar surroundings (the Victorian ski…