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Gold Coast, Theatre 503 – Review

Pros: A compelling story with a central thread that held it all together. And the lighting, oh the lighting was just wonderful even in its simplicity. Cons: Some characters don’t gel within the central storyline and detract from the overall quality. Whatever is written about Gold Coast’s portrayal of a soldier suffering from PTSD cannot compare to the praise given by David, an actual veteran of the first Gulf conflict, who in the post-show Q&A described how he watched from ...

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Cotton, Waterloo East Theatre – Review

Pros: Intense and sometimes compelling performances from a young cast Cons: With no humour, lightness or positivity, it’s hard to identify with characters for whom everything goes wrong On a bare stage strewn with tower PCs, Playstation controllers and energy drinks, three professional video gamers prepare for the biggest event of their team career: the final of the League of Legends playoff at Wembley Arena. And they’re nervous as hell. They’re all popping Adderall, a medication for ADHD that keeps ...

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Joy, The Vaults – Review

Pros: Powerful and surreal Cons: Lacked a bit of polish and the DJ´s role could have been clearer It is 5 am, and the morning after an S & M party. Joy’s lover has disappeared, so she returns to the scene of the crime to piece together her feelings. In this one woman play, each moment of dialogue is filled with such a level of drama its surreality is enormous. From talking, throughout, to a bright, white, male blow up doll, ...

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