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Theatre 2007 Archives - Page 3 of 14 - One4Review

The Butler Did it!?

August 8, 2007 |

Looking for a fun way to start off a Fringe day? Well if that is the case this is the show for you, that is assuming you can get a ticket. Following their success at Fringe 2006, a slightly … Read More

The Elements of Style

August 8, 2007 |

This show in essence is a n amalgamation of Alice in Wonderland, Pygmalion and William Strunk Jr. & EB White’s classic American text in "Elements of Style" 1999. Alice (Elana Fruchtman) is struggling with her essay. Much as I … Read More

Monkey Business

August 8, 2007 |

The difficulty for amateur companies putting on a musical comedy at the Fringe is that they are competing with slick home-based and international professional companies. Thus the audience expectation is very high. This production has good points but it … Read More

Splendid Mummer by Lionne Elder

August 8, 2007 |

Lonne Elder’s one man play charts the life of the black Shakespearian actor Ira Aldridge (1807-1867) who in his time become renowned in England and Europe. Shango Baku gives a passionate yet sensitive performance as he portrays Aldridge’s rise … Read More

A Conversation with Edith Head 

August 8, 2007 |

This is a class production. It is so spot on in many different ways. Take the choice of venue for a start. The Studio in Hill Street Theatre is big enough to seat I suppose around 100 people. Therefore, … Read More

The Good Thief

August 8, 2007 |

If you come to see this play by Conor McPherson, be prepared to be shocked. This is no sentimental tale involving lovable Irish rogues but a depiction of brutality and murder without remorse. It is very definitely adult in … Read More

The Packed Lunch

August 8, 2007 |

C Venues version of the best of the Fringe is staged in the bijou baraka venue and is a taster of five acts who are performing at a venue near you. Compered by Tom, that’s all I got, there … Read More

Victor Spinetti –A Very Private Diary: Revisited 

August 8, 2007 |

I seem to be seeing several one-person life stories this fringe in this case this is the closest I will ever get to the Fab Four, the Beatles. Victor Spinetti is the only other person to have been in … Read More

Arnold Wesker’s The Mistress

August 8, 2007 |

Anyone reading my reviews knows I admire those performers who can carry a show on their own shoulders. You will also be aware of my admiration for director and performer Guy Masterson. Once again there are numerous shows under … Read More

A Dependable Marriage

August 8, 2007 |

NUTS hail from Newcastle University and for years have been bringing good quality entertainment to the Fringe. Their offering this year is the  Caroline Wood written A Dependable Marriage. Alice, Margaret Clunie, has discovered that her sister Lucy’s, Edwina … Read More