Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on www.sierz.co.uk.
“He’s weird, Pierre. Don’t say he isn’t. In fact, he’s ultra-weird. The look in his eyes, it’s worrying sometimes. He… I mean, let’s face it, open your eyes, he’s not right in the head!” – Sofia in Florian Zeller’s The Son
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