The premise of this piece intrigued me, and was enough to convince me to see it the day after I first heard about it. That premise, however, barely seems important after the first few minutes as the narrative gives itself over to something that could conceivably work with any back-story. That said, this is, by no stretch of the imagination, a bad play, and everyone involved has talent worthy of commendation.
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Improv is always great when all the performers are clearly having just as much fun as the audience, and when the hole group truly treat what their doing as a game and not an obligation.
Continue reading “REVIEW: ‘The Shambles’ by Dead Duck Productions”
This piece is, it has to be said, a little slow to start, but once it gets to the point, it does it pretty well.
Continue reading “REVIEW: ‘Bad Dog’ by University of York DramaSoc”
I have a real appreciative place in my heart for really stupid shows. Shows that are serenely, unabashedly stupid, and milk (see what I did there??) that stupidity for all it’s worth.
Continue reading “REVIEW: ‘Apocalypse Cow’ by The Stevenage Lytton Youth Theatre Thursday Group”
(from the show viewed on 03/08/2018)
Everyone loves a good bit of improv, and this was the first piece of ‘straight’ improv with no extra augmentations that I’ve seen for a while. It was refreshing and relaxing to just enjoy a bit of simple good old-fashioned improvisation from a group with a knack for it.
Continue reading “REVIEW: ‘Blind Mirth’ by Blind Mirth”