Category: 3 Stars

Rove – 3 Stars

In the truest sense of the work Rove is a confessional piece of theatre. Charmingly honest, J. Fergus Evans tells us stories of his family’s history using straight narrative, narrative poetry and folk music. His purpose is twofold; he wants to show the slippery nature of family anecdotes, […]

503Fusion plays at Theatre 503 – 3 Stars

503Fusion is a collection of four short plays; entitled Night, Morning, Afternoon and Night II – but don’t let the unimaginative titles throw you, because this festival of spoken word presents some powerful storytelling, which mixes sound and voice to explore the chaotic realities of living within the […]

The Shape of the Table: 3 Stars

David Edgar’s political drama The Shape of the Table, set in an unnamed eastern European country during the collapse of the Soviet Union, first premiered at the National Theatre on November 8th, 1990, a year after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Now, during one of the most […]

Gatecrash at Artsdepot

Gatecrash at Artsdepot – 3 Stars

Teenage house parties; loud music, cheap booze, angst-ridden love triangles. Who’d have one? Well, Zest Theatre have just finished touring the country with theirs, and they’ve received nothing but praise. The concept is fresh. Recreate the living room space of an average family home and invite the audience […]