Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.
No Man’s Land is all about borders and boundaries, and what happens when you cross them. It starts with the audience being ushered, military style, into the space and commanded to turn off our cellphones. By the time we’re seated (some of us having been ordered to switch seats with others) we have all accepted the performers’ absolute authority.
Underbelly Circus Hub, Edinburgh Festival Fringe; 12th August 2015 B-Orders, from the Palestinian Circus Company in association with Aurora Nova, can legitimately reclaim the term ‘political circus’ for the art form. In a beautifully expressed production, the two performers – Ashtar Muallem and Fadi Zmorrod – evoke the tensions and lack of options available to young adults […]