Tag : Theatre Review

RSC Salome Review

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Juliette Rowsell challenges the ambitious desires of Owen Horsley as he reshapes Oscar Wilde’s female-centric tale into an all-male performance reflecting, the struggle of its playwright. Salome has always been a play intoxicated with its own mystery. But tonight in Owen Horsley’s production of Oscar Wilde’s most serious play, this … Read More

NT Salome Review

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Chloe-Louise Saunders recounts the National Theatre’s immersive and intense take on Wilde’s late Victorian tale – while vibrant and nuanced, is this a play where less is more? It’s a Saturday night, my red wine is in my hand (what I believe to be a perfect aesthetic representation of what … Read More

‘What If I told You’ review – Blurring the line between audience and participation

2 years ago / 0 comments

I’ve seen pieces of theatre that have involved audience participation. I’ve heard of pieces of dance that have involved the dancers moving amongst the audience. I’ve even heard of a play that involved the audience being blindfolded and then cuddled for an hour by the actors. But I’ve never before … Read More

Review: Doctor Faustus – An Incoherent Mess

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Doctor Faustus, Marlowe’s original tale of man who sells his soul to the devil for knowledge and power, is widely considered a theatrical classic. However, these days Faustus‘ middle section proves to be a problem for modern theatre makers. Full of references and muddled plots that were meant to entertain the … Read More