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The Red Chair – Northern Stage, Newcastle

Writer and performed by: Sarah Cameron Music: Paul Clark Director: Suzy Wilson Reviewer: Gemma Hirst The Red Chair is a self adapted performance by Sarah Cameron that tells a story of a man, a woman and a little girl named inveesable who are bound together in the glum north of the world. The Red Chair is a ghostly story with ...

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Found – Hope Theatre, London

Writer and Director: Luke Adamson Reviewer: Scott Stait   Luke Adamson’s Found was first produced by Black Coffee Theatre in the North East, alongside upcoming venues ARC Stockton, the Alnwick Playhouse and Northern Stage back in 2013. Why it has taken so long to appear in the heart of London’s fringe theatre scene is a travesty. It is also a ...

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Macbeth – Northern Stage, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

Writer: William Shakespeare Created by Filter Theatre Reviewer: Anna Ambelez Ambition, power, politics, corruption, murder and more, this is Macbeth. The plot dealing with these themes is indeed a horror story. Macbeth essentially concerns the warrior’s rise to power and consequent downfall. This modern interpretation endeavors to tell the story by stripping it down to selected spliced text with musical ...

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NEWS: Royal & Derngate launch Made In Northampton 2015

Northampton’s Royal &Derngate has today announced details of its Made in Northampton 2015 season. The season will launch with a co-production with Northern Stage of Anthony Burgess’ translation of Cyrano De Bergerac, directed by Northen Stage Artistic Director Lorne Campbell. In the 800th anniversary year of the Magna Carter, Royal and Derngate Artistic Director James Dacre will direct Shakespeare’s King ...

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Mamela – Live Theatre, Newcastle

Script Editors: Gez Casey and Ziphozhake Hiobo Director: Amy Golding Reviewer: Anna Ambelez Singing, lights, seven women and seven chairs take to the space. Mamela centres around the “born free” generation born near the end of Aparthied; seven South African women from the Eastern Cape give their thoughts on family, politics, men, religion and their aspirations based on their personal ...

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The Gamblers – Northern Stage, Newcastle

Writer: Adaptation by Selma Dimitrijevic and Mikhail Durnenkov Music: Scott Twynholm Director: Selma Dimitrijevic Reviewer: Gemma Hirst If you’ve ever been recipient of fraudulent activity, then you will know that is it not one of the best of experiences that can happen to you. The Gamblers explores how the tables turn when playing a game, how addiction can take over, ...

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Antigone – Northern Stage, Newcastle

Writer: Roy Williams Music: Sandy Nuttgens Director: Marcus Romer Reviewer: Gemma Hirst In the 21st century, society exists where technology and young people are forever developing and are beginning to take over the universe. Antigone shows what a headstrong woman can do when she puts her mind to it, as Pilot Theatre’s Marcus Romer brings the classic tale originally written ...

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Institute – Northern Stage, Newcastle

Created by Amit Lahav Music: Dave Price Director: Amit Lahav Reviewer: Gemma Hirst Ever wondered what happens to those memoires that somehow manage to find themselves into a cupboard that was always locked and never opened? Gecko bring to Northern Stage a demanding physical performance about four men’s journeys that intersect into a beautiful piece which they have namedInstitute. Focusing ...

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