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The End of Eddy – Unicorn Theatre, London

Writer: Edouard Louis Adaptor: Pamela Carter Director: Stewart Laing Reviewer: Nina Reece In The End of Eddy, Edouard Louis grows up queer and poor in Hallencourt, France. At times, Eddy Belleguele’s hometown seems so backwards it feels more fifties than nineties, with its homophobia, toxic masculinity and adherence to gender norms. Still, it is the narrative voice of Eddy, continually ...

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NEWS: New Director in Residence Opportunity with Citizens Theatre and Untitled Projects

Two of Scotland’s most innovative theatrical organisations are offering a rare 2-year residency to a mid-career director to study and stage large-scale classic plays and giving the support to take the next step in their career. Untitled Projects and Citizens Theatre are jointly inviting applications from mid-career directors for a two year residency. Supported and mentored by the Artistic Directors ...

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Paul Bright’s Confessions of a Justified Sinner – Tramway, Glasgow

Writer: Pamela Carter Director: Stewart Laing Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys [Rating:5] This new theatre event at Tramway is as intriguing in its execution as it is an artistic concept: on one level ‘a multi-layered, multi-media solo performance and exhibition’ and on another, ‘a theatrical experiment in collective memory and in the creation of fiction’. The publicity material itself reads like the ...

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The Maids – Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Writer: Jean Genet Translation: Martin Crimp Director: Stewart Laing Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys [Rating:4] The coupling of the Tony award-winning director and designer Stewart Laing, and master of the avant-garde, Jean Genet, appears to be a match made in heaven. Both are men of unique aesthetic style and vision, and in this production of Genet’s notorious 1947 play,The Maids, it seems ...

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