The Events Mercury Theatre Colchester. 6 June 2017 5 Stars BOOK TICKETS The Events is playwright David Greig’s response to the terrorist attack in Norway in 2011, when a far-right terrorist murdered sixty nine people on an island, many of them young people. Fictional in response, the play is horribly relevant, and with press night just days after the London Bridge attacks, it is likely … Read more
The major problem the production has is the work itself. Each photograph of Maier’s that is projected onto the screens tells a thousand stories, and here is where the play resides. Nothing on stage matches the snapshots of real life that were captured, and the play contains none of the emotional context that the photographs do.