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Gandini Juggling: Smashed – The Lowry, Salford

Director: Sean Gandini Reviewer: Jo Beggs   If you’re wondering how you can keep an audience entertained for an hour with juggling, look no further than Sean Gandini. Since 1992, juggler Gandini and rhythmic gymnast Kati Ylä-Hokkala have been creating juggling shows which have wowed audiences around the world. Smashed began life in 2010 as part of the National Theatre’s ...

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Smashed – Udderbelly Festival, London

Director: Sean Gandini Reviewer: Katherine Burr With a title like Smashed, Gandini Juggling’s performance promises to be somewhat riotous, so the opening stage, set with neat rows of apples surrounded by dainty china tea sets, creates an immediate sense of apprehension about what exactly is getting smashed. As the orderly chorus line file in to a wartime song, their formal ...

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WHAT’S HOT: Week beginning Monday 21 April 2014

The Easter holidays may be in mid-flow but there’s no break for theatres across the country as they continue their spring programmes with the usual eclectic mix. Let us know if you’re seeing any of these productions this week. Every Last Trick – Royal and Derngate, Northampton Feydau’s classic French farce is given fresh translation by Tamsin Oglesby and unites ...

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Smashed – Assembly Festival, Edinburgh

Reviewer: John Roberts [Rating:4.5] Not since Eve was in the Garden of Eden has an apple been so hypnotic and enticing. Gandini Juggling bring their critically acclaimed production Smashed to the Rainy Hall at Assembly Festival in a fusion of highly skilled juggling, superb comic timing, and contemporary dance. Smashed takes the art form of juggling to a whole new ...

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