Tag Archives: Michael Spring

Review: Edward II at the Tristan Bates Theatre @CamdenFringe

  By Michael Spring Ricky Dukes directs Christopher Marlowe’s Edward II at the Tristan Bates theatre this week. Even the preview performance is memorable, for lots of reasons. Sharp direction, stylish production, good performances all help to bring this play … Continue reading

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Review: So You Say at Tristan Bates Theatre @DiffTheatre @CamdenFringe

By Michael Spring Different Theatre’s production ‘So You Say’ is a bright two hander that lasts just about an hour. Written and directed by Sam Chittenden, it focuses on a reunion (or perhaps many reunions) between couples who have separated … Continue reading

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Review: A State of Mind at Tristan Bates

By Michael Spring If you’re in the neighbourhood of Seven Dials this week around 6.15pm, then it might well be worth your while taking in A State of Mind at the Tristan Bates Theatre. This 50 minute show, in which … Continue reading

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Review: The Human Mating Dance

The Human Mating Dance is a set of 6 short plays, each of which features 2 or 3 characters. There are, consequently, a lot of performers, since they don’t overlap in the roles. And so there’s a contrast between the … Continue reading

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Mime meets Zap Comix on the dark side

By Michael Spring It has perhaps crossed every performer’s mind to fantasise about taking a chainsaw to his audience, but it’s not everyone that makes that fantasy part of their performance. This, and much more “dark” besides, is part of … Continue reading

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