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A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Super Sad) – Theatre Royal, Wakefield

Writer: Jon Brittain Composer: Matthew Floyd Jones Director: Alex Mitchell Reviewer: Ron Simpson A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Super Sad) burst on the scene to enthusiastic reviews and an award or two at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2017. Now the Hull-based theatre company, Silent Uproar, is taking it on an extensive national tour of mostly one- and two-nighters. Wakefield ...

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A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Sad) – The Lowry, Salford

Writer: Jon Brittain Director: Alex Mitchell Musical Director: Matthew Floyd Jones Reviewer: Andrea Allen A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Super Sad) describes itself as “a hilarious cabaret show about depression that explains, sings, and throws glitter about how it’s ok not to be ok”. On paper, it sounds like car crash potential, the kind of show where the curtain ...

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Collector of Tears – Washington Arts Centre

Writer: Sean Burn Director: Jackie Fielding Designer: Alison Ashton Reviewer: Charlotte Broadbent Tanya Sealt (played by Madeleine MacMahon) is a woman born before Shakespeare was writing, is burdened with the task of collecting the tears of those whom she has loved and admired throughout her life. She herself has never cried, and a result of this has never aged. She ...

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Kubrick3 – Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Writer and Director: David Byrne Reviewer: Anna Ambelez [Rating:4.5] There is nothing stranger than fact and Kubrick3 proves that. Based on Alan Conway, con-man and fraudster, who spent three years impersonating Stanley Kubrick. Despondent with his failed life, he turned to fantasy, assuming the persona of the famous film maker. He was successful in this deception as few people knew ...

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Cider With Rosie – Salisbury Playhouse, Salisbury

Writer: Laurie Lee Director: Paul Milton Reviewer: Sharon MacDonald-Armitage [rating: 3.5]   The time is 1917 and the place is Slad, Gloucester the home of the renowned writer Laurie Lee. The Everyman Theatre Cheltenham’s Cider With Rosie is a nostalgic look at the early life of Laurie and his family. From the muted toned set design of wooden stage and ...

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