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City of Glass – HOME, Manchester

Writer: Paul Auster Adaptor: Duncan MacMillan Director: Leo Warner Reviewer: Brian Gorman Well, this is eye-opening (and mind-expanding) stuff! Adapted by Duncan MacMillan from the first book of American novelist Paul Auster’s 1980s trilogy, the 59 Theatre Company have a world premiere to be proud of. This is an intense, beautiful, visually-glorious experience that kicks off with depressed thriller writer ...

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Adler & Gibb – The Lowry, Salford

Writer and Director: Tim Crouch Reviewer: Holly Sharp Dedicated to giving an accurate portrayal of a deceased, world-renowned conceptual artist, an actor seeks to delve deep into the heart of the woman’s life by raiding her seemingly abandoned home in the remote wilderness. Given the seemingly comprehensible blurb; you’d be forgiven for coming to this show expecting a straight psychological ...

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When We Were Women – Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond

Writer: Sharman Macdonald Director: Eleanor Rhode Reviewer: James Higgins   This is the first appearance ofWhen We Were Womensince its premiere in 1988. Writer Sharman Macdonald’s follow up to her award-winning debut playWhen I Was a Girl, I Used to Scream and Shoutdoesn’t quite reach the same dizzy heights but allows us an intimateportrait of a bygone agewracked with religious ...

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Cleopatra – Hope Theatre, London

Writer: Gareth Cadwallader Director: Mary Franklin Reviewer: Harry Stern [rating:1.5] New plays are notoriously, gloriously unpredictable. There is always a sense of trepidation in the hearts and minds of the creative teams that bring them to life and of audiences that witness their birth. Some plays are triumphant on their first appearance, others are slow burners and some would have ...

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The American Plan – St James Theatre, London

Writer: Richard Greenberg Director: David Grindley Reviewer: Georgina Newman [rating:4] First produced and performed in 1990, US playwright Richard Greenberg’s The American Plan has now transferred from The Ustinov Studio at the Theatre Royal Bath (its British premiere) to London’s St James Theatre. Set against the green expanse of the Catskill Mountains in the state of New York circa 1960, ...

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