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Cry Havok – Park Theatre, London

Writer: Tom Coash Director: Pamela Schermann Reviewer: Karl O'Doherty Rather than a potential snappy run with deft touches and passion through an extremely interesting and complex story, we are given 80 minutes of stumbling, rambling plod. The subject of two men in love in an Egypt that’s turning ugly for political dissidents, homosexuals and anyone who the government and police ...

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Opera in the City Festival Double Bill – Bridewell Theatre, London

Composer: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov Zanetto Composer: Pietro Mascagni Musical Director: Andrew Charity Stage Director: Pamela Schermann Reviewer: Karl O'Doherty In a strong start to their six-show Opera in the City festival, Time Zone Theatre has mounted the quirky but profound Mozart & Salieri from Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov and a story of frustrated love in Pietro Mascagni’s Zanetto. In the first, we see ...

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Mozart and Salieri – Old Joint Stock, Birmingham

Composer/Libretto: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov Musical Director: Andrew Charity Stage Director: Pamela Schermann Reviewer: John Kennedy Tonight’s performance, another first for the Old Joint Stock Theatre (OJS), reaffirms their ‘reverse-Tardis’ ethos - small on the inside/big thinking outside the box. London-based Time Zone Theatre, renowned for their eclectic and derring-do repertoire, premiere this seven venue tour at the OJS closing with an ...

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Veils – The Theatre Room, London EC2R

Writer: Tom Coash Director: Pamela Schermann Reviewer: Maryam Philpott Women’s lives during periods of war are poorly understood and, while there is considerable focus on male combatants in understanding the human impact of fighting and commemoration of losses, women only tend to feature as grieving widows and mothers. Yet, as armies move across regions they encounter local women often nothing ...

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Othello – Rose Theatre Bankside, London

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Pamela Schermann Reviewer: Michael Gray   In a dank, chilly space beneath an office block that would make a useful car park, a City worker sleeps not at, but on, his desk. The weight of the faceless building seems to press down on him as he stirs restlessly. This is Iago. In Pamela Schermann's new version ...

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Shoot, I Didn’t Mean That/The Last Days Of Mankind – Tristian Bates Theatre, London

Writer: Catriona Kerridge/Karl Kraus Director: Pamela Schermann Reviewer: Christopher Hong   Time Zone Theatre brings this collaboration between British playwrights and Austrian director Pamela Schermann and presents this double bill marking the centenary of the outbreak of WW1. Out of over one hundred expressions of interest, the end result is a new comedy Shoot, I Didn’t Mean That written by ...

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Orpheus and Eurydice – Rose Theatre Bankside, London

Composer: Christoph Willibald Gluck Director: Pamela Schermann Reviewer: Deborah Klayman Celebrating the tercentenary of the composer’s birth, Time Zone Theatre presents a new English translation of Gluck’s most famous Opera: Orpheus and Eurydice (Orfeo ed Euridice). Based on the Greek myth, Orpheus, devastated by the death of his wife, is aided by the gods in rescuing her from the underworld. ...

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The Taming of the Shrew – Rose Theatre Bankside, London

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Pamela Schermann Reviewer: Karl O'Doherty [rating:3] The Taming of the Shrew is a fairly controversial play today. Its major idea is that women are little more than goods, chattels or household stuff and this, rightly, does not sit well with supporters of womens' rights. Some readings of the play will view Katharina as a deeply flawed ...

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