Confidence continues at the Southwark Playhouse until 16 June 2018. It features a small cast including Anna Crichlow playing Ruby. Anna has previously appeared in Pride and Prejudice for Regent’s Park Open Air and Common at the National Theatre.
Something about Confidence just doesn’t click. Given more time and a bit of a rework it could be a layered, interesting show but in it’s current state there is a unity and flow missing.
Common, DC Moore’s paganistic tale of one woman’s desire to save the lady she loves from an oncoming darkness, is causing quite the stir – for all the wrong reasons.
Over the past few years where he may or may not have been studying sculpture at Saint Martin’s College, Northampton-born playwright DC Moore has been putting together a résumé of quietly impressive work – exploring aspects of contemporary masculinity in insightful plays such as the excellent Straight and under-rated monologue Honest, or opening up his focus to the war in Afghanistan in The Empire and family dramas in The Swan.