Tag: new writing

Review: Goodbye Norma Jeane, Above the Stag Theatre

“An insight into Hollywood politics” Everybody knows of Marilyn Monroe. She’s been the subject of stage productions and screen countless times since her passing and her history with others that she’s worked alongside is equally as interesting. Liam Burke’s two-hander play focuses on one choreographer who worked with Norma Jeane, herself. We meet Jack Cole […]

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LIPSTICK: A Fairytale of Iran, Omnibus Theatre (as part of the ’96 Festival)

“Uniquely told and poignant” The ’96 Festival has returned by popular demand to the Omnibus Theatre with more fantastic performances, productions and cabarets than ever before! For those who don’t know, the festival is named after the legendary Pride party that occurred on Clapham Common in 1996. The festival celebrates the queer community with performances […]

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Cheating Death, The Cockpit Theatre

Black comedy is an incredibly hard genre to write. Max Nowaz’s Cheating Death attempts to tackle it with a very intriguing premise but the final product stumbles a fair bit along the way. It’s 2009 – a depressing financial time for Britain (as projected through a radio announcement over the auditorium) and after waking up from being […]

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Lipstick: A Fairy Tale of Iran – 96 Festival

Critical Mass and Palash Dave, are delighted to announce casting for Lipstick: A Fairy Tale of Iran. Lipstick is the headline play of the Clapham Omnibus 96 Festival and runs from 26th Feb – 24th March. Part theatre, part drag cabaret, Lipstick: A Fairy Tale of Iran fuses storytelling, vaudeville, theatre, lip-sync and boylesque in […]

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Re-Visions, Camden People’s Theatre

“Re-Visions is a strong piece of fringe theatre but can be stronger. After a few more revisions, that is.” The play within a play is a well-known concept for a fringe piece, but has it ever before been performed as ‘meta’ as this? Re-Visions tells a story of a director trying to realistically recreate a […]

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Cheating Death comes to The Cockpit Theatre this February!

Max Nowaz’s ’Cheating Death’ is a play packed with dark humour and staged with wit and originality as it follows a man’s attempts to crawl back to normality. The first staged play from established novelist Max Nowaz introduces us to John, who wakes up inside a coffin at his own funeral. Max has enjoyed notable […]

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