International Reviews

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Get the Boat

Ireland recently made global headlines in May with its Yes vote on a referendum to remove the eighth amendment of its Constitution banning abortion. A...
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Ti Vedo, Ti Sento, Mi Perdo

The life of Alessandro Stradella, the 17th-century composer whose colourful affairs paved the way to his contracted murder, inspired several nineteent...
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Antigone

Before Antigone begins, before any lines are spoken, the set speaks volumes. Against a stark concrete wall, a memorial has gone up. There are flowers ...
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Coriolanus

One might dub 2018 the year of Robert Lepage. March saw the reprisal of his spectacular production for the Canadian Opera Company, The Nightingale and...
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A Midsummer Night’s Dream

‘Tis almost fairy time in New York. Or at least, you’ll believe it in Carroll Park, the home of Smith Street Stage, marking their ninth year of open-a...
Cyprus Avenue The Public Theater, New York City
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Cyprus Avenue

Some advice for the audiences of the Public Theater’s Cyprus Avenue: brace yourself. Within the first minutes, you’ll get a taste of how easily this s...
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Police Cops and Police Cops in Space!

"Promise me you'll grow up to be the Best. Damned. Police Cop. EVER." So hinges these two one-hour performance pieces by the trio billed as The Preten...
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Macbeth

Harry Kupfer’s new production of Macbeth at Berlin’s Staatsoper opens with a digital backdrop of a smoking landscape unsettled by occasional explosion...
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All I Want Is One Night.

Sea, sex, and sailors. This is what Suzy Solidor’s career can be boiled down to - at least, in the resentful words of Solidor’s long-suffering lover. ...
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The Tempest

Whether you are a child, a casual visitor to the theatre, or a Shakespeare buff, Antoni Cimolino’s new production of Shakespeare’s The Tempest will de...