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Review: Grimm Tales for Fragile Times and Broken People, online via Zoom

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Light a candle, dim the lights and prepare yourself for an unsettling hour in this macabre, otherworldly production from Creation Theatre. You might also want to get a stiff drink. Because this selection of Grimm’s fairy tales digs deep into the darkest aspects of those classic stories, taking us on an evocative, unsettling adventure. Creation are masters of Zoom theatre, giving a quality to the format that I’ve rarely seen elsewhere. In this production they take several ancient tales and ...

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The Anatomy of Melancholy, Ovalhouse – Review

Stan’s Cafe ★★ Pros: It was interesting to hear of the views of Burton on cures for and causes of melancholy – some of which were surprisingly modern. Cons: A long performance with not enough to sustain interest and fully engage the audience. Our Verdict: A difficult performance that still feels like a work in progress. At 2hours 40 minutes it could be significantly shorter while retaining the overall content. Credit: Graeme Braidwood I do not usually research a production’s ...

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