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4 & 9

Paintings of bodies may capture the lushness, frailty and decay of flesh. But if vitality means to be in motion then dance, with its calculated, risk-...
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Rooms

We walk into a warehouse-like space. Inside, there are five pre-fabricated rooms. We are divided into five groups, each with a leader to navigate our ...
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A Family Outing – 20 Years On

Urusla Martinez' A family outing- 20 years later, playing at the Barbican's Pitt and part of the Barbican's 2019 Life Rewired season, is a hilarious b...
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Sleeping Beauty

Theatre Royal Stratford East's 'Sleeping Beauty' is a roaring, gorgeous piece of work, balancing the gaudy license of traditional panto with some trul...
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Swan Lake

The sheer lushness of the St. Petersburg Theatre's production of Swan Lake is staggering. The production values are high - superb sets with mere cloth...
In the depths of dead love ,The Print Room. Photo Hugo Glendinning
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In the depths of dead love

When Howard Barker is at the top of his game, as he is in this play, his words sing. Although ' In the depths of dead love' is very much within the ca...
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The Tiger Who Came For Tea

Used as one now is to the adult jokes embedded in kids’ movies, a tic that has always, it seems, been prevalent in panto, it is strange to come across...
3.0★ ★ ★
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Sasha Waltz & Guests — Sacre

Of all the three pieces in Sasha Waltz Sacre, the one I found most difficult to emotionally engage with was the title and last piece, Sacre, set to St...
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As it Empties Out

Jefta van Dinther’s ‘As it Empties Out’ is more installation than dance piece, though it does have some very fine dance sequences in it. There are vis...
2.0★ ★
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Jasmin Vardimon Company — PARK

There was little about Park that I liked. Set in a park, its characters include a bag wielding granny type, a street-smart couple, a bureaucrat, a Chi...