Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.
“And I don’t deserve the things you’ve been saying. You’ve always been cool. Be angry, but don’t make it about this… Look at me, Tracey. You don’t want to go down that road, we’ve got too much history between us. You got a problem, you tell me to my face.” – Cynthia in Lynn Nottage’s Sweat
Aleks Sierz FRSA is a theatre critic, and author of the seminal study of new 1990s playwrights, In-Yer-Face Theatre
. His other books include Rewriting the Nation, The Theatre of Martin Crimp, John Osborne’s Look Back in Anger, The Methuen Drama Guide to Contemporary British Playwrights
and Modern British Playwriting
. His latest book (co-authored with Lia Ghilardi) is The Time Traveller’s Guide to British Theatre
. He also works as a journalist, broadcaster, and lecturer. Aleks blogs independently at www.sierz.co.uk
and tweets at @alekssierz