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The Fruit Trilogy – West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

Writer: Eve Ensler Director: Mark Rosenblatt Reviewer: Dawn Smallwood Eve Ensler’s The Fruit Trilogy consists of three plays, Avocado, Coconut and Pomegranate and is receiving its world premiere at the West Yorkshire Playhouse in conjunction with the Southbank Centre. This follows on from the successful run of Avocado last year which formed part of the theatre’s Play Pie &Pint series. ...

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When I feel Like Crap I Google Kim Kardashian Fat – HOME, Manchester

When I Feel Like Crap I Google Kim Kardashian Fat - Promo Image

Director: Esther Dix Reviewer: Katherine Kirwin   PUSH festival at HOME brings the best of Manchester’s fringe to a ‘mainstream’ venue and into their tightly-packed studio space to promote some of the brightest and best theatre of 2015. Mighty Heart Theatre has been developing When I feel like crap…about female body image for nearly a year, involving online questionnaires and ...

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BLOG: Women in Theatre

To start us of on a series of guest blogs, actress and producer Nicola Foxfield, looks at the state of affairs when it comes to Women in Theatre. Don’t forget to share your experiences or thoughts in the comments section below. As an actress fresh out of college I remember reading articles on the dearth of female rôles available for ...

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The Vagina Monologues – Richmond Theatre, London

Writer: Eve Ensler Director: Jonathan Russell Reviewer: Deborah Klayman [rating:4] This year The Vagina Monologues turns sweet 16, yet Eve Ensler’s episodic play remains as vital and vibrant today as it did at its inception. Addressing women’s sexuality and the social stigma surrounding rape and abuse, the piece is both important and amusing at various points and certainly broke, and ...

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Edinburgh Fringe: A Woman Inside – theSpace on The Mile

Writer: Sophie Besse Director: Sophie Besse Reviewer: Deborah Klayman [rating:3] Stuffy and claustrophobic, the studio in theSpace is the perfect setting for A Woman Inside, a play about prison life. Focussing on two inmates, the piece looks at their interactions and relationship with each other, their wardens, and other unseen prisoners. First-time offender Barbara (Carrie Rock), like many women, ends ...

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