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Nightclubbing – Summerhall, Edinburgh

Writer: Rachael Young Sound Design: Mwen and Leisha Thomas Reviewer: Deborah Klayman Juxtaposing a celebration of Grace Jones’ landmark album, Nightclubbing, in 1981 with three young black women refused entry to Dstrkt nightclub in 2015, Nightclubbing is equal parts gig theatre, spoken word and performance art. Encased in Naomi Kuyck-Cohen’s Afrofuturistic set and costume design and Mwen and Leisha Thomas’ ...

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There Is a Light That Never Goes Out (Scenes from the Luddite Rebellion) – The Royal Exchange, Manchester

Writers: James Yeatman and Lauren Mooney Director: James Yeatman Reviewer: Dave Cunningham The challenging nature of There Is a Light That Never Goes Out at The Royal Exchange is made clear in the tag line: Scenes from the Luddite Rebellion.  The play does not attempt to give an exhaustive examination of the disruptive events during the industrial revolution when workers, fearing ...

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Fuck You Pay Me – The Bunker Theatre, London

Writer: Joana Nastari Director: Bethany Pitts Reviewer: Karl O'Doherty Ending with a real note read out to the crowd, this show is one long love letter in support of sex workers - a love that really shows through. It explores the multiple positive possibilities alive in the field of sex work - making the case for this being an area ...

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Bare Skin on Briny Waters – Pleasance Bunker One, Edinburgh

woman maureen lennon dressed in a bathrobe

Writers: Maureen Lennon & Tabitha Mortiboy Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys This reflective story from Maureen Lennon and Tabitha Mortiboy, is both personal and universal to the generation of Millennials, promised so much, yet largely failing to forge their own path in the world. On a spare playing space, furnished only with a wooden bench and a floor scattered with shards of mirrored ...

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dreamplay – The Vaults, London

Writer and Director:Sarah Bedi Reviewer: Ann Bawtree Dreamplay is presented by BAZ Productions, a company known for its re-working of classical texts. Their choice,this time, has been the play of the same name by Strindberg. First performed in 1907, it is considered a turning point, not only in the author’s work but also theatrical history. On-line dictionaries give various definitions ...

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