Despite a cracking design, White Pearl doesn’t convince as an effective play at the Royal Court.
WhitePearl’s discussion around beauty standards in the eastern market compared to the western one is complex and yet, still, incredibly similar.
White Pearl is a thematically dense play that tells a compelling story at a pace that matches the speed of social media downfall, but with nuance, tension and ferocity.
White Pearl at the Royal Court Theatre, a new satire about the cosmetics industry and race, plays with stereotypes but is only mildly funny.
Five mice for White Pearl at the Royal Court Theatre because it’s different and clever and useful, and horribly good fun.