Theatre

Chrysalis Festival: A Preview

Run by Youth Theatre Arts Scotland, the Chrysalis Festival is a youth festival that provides a platform for young performers between the age of 14 and 22 to put on their work in a professional environment and be provided with praise and criticism....

The One

Opening on a stark illustration of love gone stale, The One’s vociferous couple are introduced during an assaultingly disinterested sex scene. It doesn’t take long for the thinly glued strands to come undone. Jo and Harry are either perfectly...

Slava’s Snowshow

Much like Marmite, it seems Slava Polunion’s theatrical spectacle Snowshow incites reactions of either love or hate. Established in 1993, this on-stage workshop of clowning compromises of a series of comedic sketches led by Polunion himself as the...

A View From the Bridge

While a small theatre can threaten to hinder the dramatics of a performance, Bedlam Theatre’s size lends itself to the claustrophobic confines of Eddie Carbone’s mind in its recent production of A View From The Bridge. Director Andra Gavin pulls...

Slava Polunin’s ‘Alchemy of Snowness’

Suppose venturing into the mind of a clown. Ideas of chaos, the incomprehensible absurd, and a grating silliness, seem to float in the mind’s eye. But how far from this misconception does the Russian performer, Slava Polunin, take his reader with...

Our Fathers

Our Fathers is a semi-autobiographical play written and directed by Rob Drummond and Nicholas Bone. The play is built around Father & Son, a memoir charting 19th century poet Edmund Gosse’s relationship with his fundamentalist cleric father...

Introducing: Sarah Kane

It has come to my attention that most current artistic media outlets are used primarily to switch off, disconnect, and disassociate from our lives. Television allows us to completely disengage from ourselves, comfortably happy to watch people on...

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