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‘An incredible debut’: SAP – Touring

In London theatre, Opinion, Other Recent Articles, Plays, Regional theatre, Reviews, Touring by Liz DyerLeave a Comment

It doesn’t take long to understand why Rafaella Marcus’ debut play Sap garnered so many rave reviews at last year’s Edinburgh Fringe. The quality of the writing and its exceptional delivery under Jessica Lazar’s direction make an instant impression, even before the complexity of the play and its themes fully comes to light.

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In London theatre, Reviews by Caroline Hanks-FarmerLeave a Comment

Two stories of disappointment and loneliness come together in the first UK revival of The Window and Blank Pages, single-act plays by playwright Frank Marcus (perhaps best known for his play The Killing of Sister George). Lovingly directed by the writer’s granddaughter, Rafaella Marcus of Mingled Yarn, the pieces deal with similar themes, and despite being written three years apart, they’re presented in a seamless single production that ultimately suggests they may be connected by more than their subject matter.