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One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest – The Crucible, Sheffield

Writer: Dale Wasserman Music: Lewis Gibson Director: Javaad Alipoor Choreographer: Deb Pugh Reviewer: Sophie Dodworth One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest was first published in 1962 by Ken Kesey, adapted for the stage one year after by Dale Wasserman. The brilliant dramatisation took Broadway by storm and now this thought-provoking drama lands in Sheffield for a Sheffield Theatres production. Set ...

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest – Space at Niddry St, Edinburgh

Writer: Dale Wasserman Director: Steven Green Reviewer: John Roberts [Rating:2.5] Dale Wasserman’s play about inmates in an American mental institution has gained a massive cult following, no doubt even more so, since the film starring Jack Nicholson, so it is always going to be difficult in gaining a fresh outlook to the text and to its characters. Its extremely admirable ...

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One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest – New Wolsey Studio, Ipswich

Writer: Dale Wasserman from Ken Kesey’s novel Director: Rob Salmon Reviewer: Glen Pearce [rating:4.5]   The saying goes that medical staff make the worst patients and, while the inmates in One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest clearly have issues, there’s a question mark hanging over the sanity of the staff. While the patients actually enjoy a modicum of freedom, the ...

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