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Best of the Blogs: The Mates give their verdicts on When The Crows Visit, Different From The Others, On Bear Ridge, Soho Cinders & more

In Features, London theatre, Musicals, Native, Opinion, Plays, Quotes, Reviews, Sticky, Ticket recommendations by Lisa Martland

In our continuing series, editor Lisa Martland picks out some of her Top Picks from the last week of theatre (to 3 November 2019). Libby Purves emphasises the significance of Anumpama Chandrasekhar’s new play When The Crows Visit at the Kiln Theatre.

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Text of the Day: Total Immediate Collective Imminent Terrestrial Salvation

In Features, London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Quotes by Aleks SierzLeave a Comment

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk. Favourite stage direction: “There are two printed versions of this play. One is exclusively used by the actors and audience in the performance. The actors read most of their lines from that book. They invite the audience to turn the pages with …

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‘Thorne’s writing is meaningful & engaging’: THE END OF HISTORY – Royal Court Theatre

In London theatre, Opinion, Plays, Reviews, Sticky by Maryam PhilpottLeave a Comment

In The End of History Thorne shuffles various perspectives within the family, examining their different experiences of the same events from multiple angles, and while these differences drive wedges between them, ultimately and with hope for the future, he explores the ties that keep people together.