This was a memorable debut and I count myself very fortunate to have been present at it. I shall watch out – with great interest – for more work coming from the inestimable talents of Ms Clare and Co.
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Kray Kray is another terrific feather in the cap of the enterprising Theatre N16 and not to be missed.
The genius of this work is that it opens up to us what is really great about the writer: his vision of humanity, his craft as a composer of lyrical epics of the struggle of people to find their way in a world full of dangers, challenges, betrayals, confusions and blind-alleys. It leaves you knowing […]
Peter Schlemiel is the arresting and haunting story of an ordinary man who foolishly exchanges his shadow for endless fortune and fame, and must face the bitter consequences. This brand new adaptation by Matthew Bosley is a physical, robust and darkly humorous reimagining of Adelbert von Chamisso’s classic 19th century novella, itself based on a […]
Chris Hislop’s direction is shrewd and although parts do push the boundaries, none of the nudity or sex feels in any way gratuitous. Although it is a challenging and complicated play, it was well acted enough to make for an entertaining night out.
Howard Barker’s Gertrude – The Cry is to be presented at Theatre N16 in a co-production with LWL Entertainment Ltd from 12-30 June 2016. Combining feminism, sex and objectification into his own take on Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Howard Barker’s Gertrude is a complicated, challenging and utterly filthy play. The titular Gertrude will be played by Izabella […]
Regardless of the format, theatre of telly, SpinCycle is a great piece of writing performed superbly by The Canting Crew. If only it were around for a longer run.