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America Is Hard To See, Underbelly Cowgate (Big Belly) – review

“Audiences should walk out saying I don’t know how to feel.” It’s a line from early on in America Is Hard To See that perfectly sums up mine, and likely most of the packed audiences feelings as we filtered out into the evening rain. Because it’s difficult to decide how to feel having just witnessed an incredible and emotionally fuelled show about sex offenders, and the way we view and treat them. The show is made up entirely from interviews ...

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Harpy, Underbelly Cowgate (White Belly) – Review

Pros: The topic is relevant for a diverse audience. Cons: The venue might have been better suited to the intimate nature of this play. Old age is a scary beast. Scary for those who approach it – as it carries uncertainty – and scary for those who watch it from a distance, because it’s hard to understand. So is Birdie (Su Pollard) scary, because nobody wants to get close to her. They prefer to observe her from a distance, like ...

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