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Californian Lives – OSO Arts Centre, London

Writer: Martin Foreman Director: Emma King-Farlow Reviewer: Fran Beaton [rating:2.5] It is a theatrical challenge knowing how to begin a monologue. How do both the writer and the actor manage to engage an audience with nothing to go on? This is a task faced by Martin Foreman in his Californian Lives. The three act play consists of three monologues, each ...

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Californian Lives – King’s Head Theatre, London

Writer: Martin Foreman Director: Emma King-Farlow Reviewer: Stephen Bates [rating:3.5] With the audience seated around the performance area, this is a collection of monologues which effectively become intimate one-way conversations. Three experienced and accomplished actors play very different unnamed characters linked only by the fact they they are residents of California. Firstly Los Feliz, which opens with the character, a ...

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