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Normal, Styx Theatre – Review

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Pros: Gripping plot, strong acting and beautiful design. Cons: The venue has character but is too wide for a psychological thriller and too cold for a winter evening. Can violence ever be considered normal? Is there a good enough reason to hurt an innocent? Can violence received justify the perpetration of further violence to others? These are some of the questions you might have in mind when you leave the Styx Theatre after watching Normal. This piece, written by Scottish playwright Anthony ...

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Noh Time Like The Present, LSO St Luke’s – Review

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Pros: A rare opportunity to appreciate a form of theatre which has been performed without interruption since the 14th century. Cons: As with anything out of the ordinary, this show can be quite challenging to follow, due to the lack of clear narrative elements. In the wonderful world of performing arts there is a theatrical discipline that has been kept alive from the 14th century to this day. Its name is Noh, or Nogaku, and it is a form of classical ...

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