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Admissions- The Lowry, Salford

Writer: Joshua Harmon Director: Daniel Aukin Designer: Paul Willis Reviewer: Dave Cunningham Although the title of Joshua Harmon’s play is a single word it has a double meaning. Admissions refers to the process by which students gain entrance to educational establishments and also to the way characters in the play are compelled to admit to opinions they would rather conceal. The ...

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Admissions  –  Trafalgar Studios, London

Writer: Joshua Harmon Director:  Daniel Aukin Reviewer:  Richard Maguire This smart and talky new play by Joshua Harmon, who gave us Bad Jews, tackles racism within the high school and university admissions systems in America. Although the action takes places in leafy New Hampshire we have similar problems in the UK with Oxbridge accepting fewer black students than other less prestigious ...

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Macbeth – Manchester International Festival

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Rob Ashford &Kenneth Branagh Reviewer: Matthew Nichols [Rating:5] Why stage Macbeth again? Why stage it now? Surely there has to be justification, a reason, or a need to put a distinctive slant on it. It’s not like there’s a dearth of interpretations on stage (Eve Best’s production of The Scottish Play also opened at the Globe ...

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