Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.
Insignificance radiates current themes. The age of nuclear dread is back, after all, and Einstein’s regret about what his discoveries led to, sharp at the play’s end, is for us too. America is again producing rightist thugs with a morbid dread of the unAmerican world; only instead of McCarthyist accusations today we have fake news.
Theatre increasingly uses digital delights to enhance audience enjoyment. And you can easily see why.
New one from Nick Payne explores brain science and female relationships, but is just a bit too superficial.