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‘There’s plenty of musical energy here’: PENELOPE: SEVEN WAYS TO WAIT – Arcola Theatre

In London theatre, Opera, Opinion, Other Recent Articles, Reviews by Libby PurvesLeave a Comment

Grimeborn’s “in-progress sharing” of Penelope: Seven Ways to Wait provides 40 minutes of intriguing and accomplished musicality, loosely themed around the concept of waiting, with the classical heroine Penelope (long-suffering, long waiting wife of Odysseus) at its emotional helm.

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CIRCUS: No Man’s Land – by Collectif And Then…

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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.