Kali Soho Theatre
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Kali

The Crick Crack Club's lineup of multi-talented performers dabble and delve deep into a wide range of oral, linguistic and musical, narrative traditions to present (offer, with the unmistakable, hospitable gene...
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F*cking Men

“Don’t you know what ‘no’ means?” “It means that you’re a woman.” Joe DiPietro’s Fucking Men is based on Arthur Schnitzler’s 1900 Le Ronde, and examines the social and domestic politics of...
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Kwaku, Ananse & other African folktales

The first thought a reviewer has as the lights dim is that it is curious musicians have not more ubiquitously exploited the sonic sublimity of drums beaten by hand: the deep, dulcet reverberation of these instr...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Sarai

Billed as "one woman's epic journey to found a new nation," Sarai is beautifully choreographed by Shane Shambhu; Karlina Grace-Paseda's alternations between joyful, transcendent grace and excruciating effort, f...
4.0★ ★ ★ ★

Tipping the Velvet

The pace is so relentless one might suspect the production of attempting obfuscation of, or misdirection away from, some fundamental lack — but this is Sarah Waters’s Tipping the Velvet, scripted by the rha...
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Morgana le Fey

Xanthe Gresham believes (as, presumably, does Nick Hennessey though he expresses no opinion on the subject except through infusing harp and voice with echoes of old English, melodic divinity in a delicious rend...
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Hula House

If you are reading a review of Hula House you either have or wish to have an opinion on the debates surrounding the decriminalization of sex work in the UK and/or elsewhere. Good. The inexplicable (or, given th...
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A Girl and A Gun

A Girl and A Gun is titled after a quotation widely attributed to Swiss-French fimmaker Jean-Luc Godard: all you need to make a movie (successful) is a girl and a gun. "It was Griffith who said that, not me," ...
The Secret Life of You and Me
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The Secret Life of You and Me

A comprehensively autobiographical production, Lowri Evans's Secret Life is at the very least an utterly fascinating experiment. Her narrating self is both sincere and, of necessity (on-stage, spot-lit, on dis...
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As You Like It

So one can have too much of a good thing. Jessica Ruono’s breezy, funny, disquieting, seventy-five-minute production is no quaintly abridged Lamb Tale. Shakespeare has been edited, to such excellent effect th...