To quite a large extent this is exactly the play you would expect bright young private school Londoners to bring to the Fringe.
The show starts (after a song) with ‘once upon a time’ and ends with ‘happily ever after’, which is pretty indicative of the standard of writing on display.
If I asked you to spend the six hours between midnight and dawn attending a participatory, promenade reinterpretation of a Greek myth, many of you would find an excuse not to.
I wanted to give this a one-word review, but Broadway Baby reviews can’t contain profanity and I have to do everything I can to make sure nobody wastes their money on this.
I went to this show on a thrifty whim, with the usual mixture of excitement and premature regret that comes with seeing free things.
This interpretation of Sophocles’ much-repeated tale of incest and murder isn’t as radical a departure from the original as I was expecting, given the hijacked authorship of the ti…
This production does physical theatre well, which already puts it ahead of a lot of other Fringe shows.
Bepo & Co.
Unlike some Shakespeare adaptations doing the rounds, this slimmed-down Titus Andronicus is surprisingly well-cut.
Restoration comedies need restoring, and, contrary to what their name might imply, Braindead Theatre Company have made some very intelligent choices here.
The Games at Zoo Roxy (I mention the venue for your convenience as I fully expect you to go within 24hrs of reading this) masquerades as an unearthed Aristophanes play, but shares …
If you’re going to combine theatre with acrobatics, you really need to be good at both.
Anybody who thinks that you can perform Love’s Labour’s Lost without doing something serious to the script probably hasn’t read the play.
This production is very clever in some respects, and surprisingly dense in others.
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