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‘A quirky addition to the ‘shows at home’ space’: MANIMALS (Online review)

In Online shows, Opinion, Plays, Reviews by Louise PennLeave a Comment

Michelle Hudson’s love life is the anchor on which this “NSFW” Zoom show and online app is tethered. Manimals is an interactive show/online game presented as a workshop launch for a new dating app. Michelle, a gaming designer, has mixed her professional and personal preoccupations here for immersive entertainment.

THE WILD PARTY – Hope Theatre

In London theatre, Musicals, Opinion, Plays, Reviews by Laura KresslyLeave a Comment

The Wild Party, a simple and to-the-point title, perfectly describes the show as well as the evening I experienced. There was so much to like about this performance. Adapted into a performance piece here by Mingled Yarn Theatre Company, The Wild Party was originally a book-length narrative poem by Joseph Moncure March in the roaring twenties.

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INVISIBLE TREASURE – Ovalhouse Theatre

In London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Reviews by Laura KresslyLeave a Comment

Invisible Treasure has no script and no actors. It’s not a play, but a playspace. For this hour long part-video game, part-puzzle, the audience/participants must work together to interpret the cryptic tasks that pop up on a small screen in the sterile room where they are deposited by theatre staff. The sensors, cameras and microphones that monitor the group at all times determine whether or not you progress to the next level or not, and the chance of failure is very real indeed.