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War in America – New Parliament House, Edinburgh

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Writer: Jo Clifford Director: Susan Worsfold Reviewer: Emily Hall Director Susan Worsfield has brought War in America  to life for the first time, over twenty years after it was written. Though the play was deemed “too offensive” for production in 1996, it is a striking anecdote to 2017, touching on issues of government corruption, political naiveté and chaotic leader transitions ...

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Lysistrata – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

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Adapted from Aristophanes Director: Susan Worsfold Reviewer: Dominic Corr One week ago, (21 of January 2017) saw millions united in rejection of misogyny, continued inequality and the protection of others. Tonight, the King’s Theatre hosted one of antiquity’s fundamental comedies featuring a different march for women; Lysistrata. While the original is by no means a cemented pacifist text, its modern ...

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The Gospel According To Jesus, Queen Of Heaven – Summerhall, Edinburgh

Writer: Jo Clifford Director: Susan Worsfold Reviewer: David Doyle The Gospel According To Jesus, Queen Of Heaven, written and performed by Jo Clifford, is a queer reimagining of Jesus Christ and his story and legacy. Taking the form of a sort of church service, the piece comprises of sermons, retellings of parables, as well as some communal rituals. It’s a ...

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