Tag Archives: Sam Essame

PLAY REVIEW: APRIL

After Carnival of Crows, I popped into Vault Festival again to see Hermetic Arts’ April, a one-woman show of a ‘Positive Thinking guru for the YouTube generation’. P-O-S-I-T-I-V-E… P-O-S-I-T-I-V-E… These are the words (or letters) that welcome us into Hermetic … Continue reading

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PLAY REVIEW: CARNIVAL OF CROWS

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Visiting Vault Festival in the spray-painted tunnels beneath Waterloo Station, I popped in to catch Carnival of Crows, a one-woman show about a travelling freak circus in Victorian London. Performed and devised by Molly Beth Morossa, Carnival of Crows takes … Continue reading

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PLAY REVIEW: A VERY VERY VERY DARK MATTER

Fresh from the Oscars after Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri comes Martin McDonagh with his latest theatrical endeavour: A Very Very Very Dark Matter. Sure, the matter is very, very, very dark… but is it good? According to McDonagh, Danish … Continue reading

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TOP 10 HORROR PLAYS

With the Krampus season fully upon us, here are my top 10 horror plays that you need on your Christmas list. 10 – The Ferryman by Jez Butterworth Ex-IRA activist, Quinn Carney is celebrating the harvest with his family. Until … Continue reading

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Why theatre is the perfect place for horror

With horror festivals retreating to the dark, dank places from whence they came, let’s take a moment to remember why theatre is the perfect home for horror. Just as August belongs to Edinburgh and December to pantomime and endless adaptions of … Continue reading

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