In the newsWhat they thought of us
“Stupendous show, absolutely stupendous!”Geoff Thompson
In search of a leader
“The audience leaves breathless and with new perspectives on the Trump phenomenon, and having been highly entertained.”
“If you have a stereotyped view of who voted for Mr Trump, this will be 75 minutes well spent to challenge that view”Sarita Rao
“and I wake up suddenly in the silence before dawn in a strange hotel room, in a poor country where my language isn’t spoken, and I’m shaking and shivering. Why?”NG
The guilt! The guilt!
Political correctness and the guilt of white privilege have long been the bane of the liberal middle classes. In Wallace Shawn’s powerful monologue “The Fever”Duncan Roberts
“if you saw the performance, there is a very good chance it is still playing in your mind, poking at your conscious, interrogating you about your beliefs”Geoff Thompson
“There’s not a single moment that allows the audience to relax – that was the most delectable effect of the play. As we sat on the edge of our seat, we were sitting on the fine line between watching and peeking.
Something not too dissimilar to the work of the Stasi.”Marina Lai
“The candid footage brings to mind the thought that social media is today the watchful eye on everything we do.”Sarita Rao
“The setting could be compared to any such family situation, it just happens to be Berlin and features the Stasi regime.”Geoff Thompson
“Christine and Erik feed well off each other… authentic little displays of affection making the audience inwardly root for the couple.”Sarah Graham
Back to square one?
“Minimal scene and costume changes give the production a seamless, intimate, character.”Janine Goedert
“Powerful dialogue on recapturing lost love … Anyone who has ever been married for any length of time and has children will also recognise the familiar fights.”Sarita Rao
“Passionate, thought-provoking and extremely truthful … director Timothy Lone, is intricate in his work and the intimacy that he creates for this production is rather spellbinding.”Marina Lai
“Delivered clearly and with emotion, the two characters have strong accents in two powerful performances.”Geoff Thompson
Do not miss the bus! Stella: “Cracked me up. A lot of it did, but it got me thinking, too. And damned near got me crying” … Chantal: “Let’s raise a glass to “Greyhounds”. It’s a real winner! ”Wendy Winn & Ruth Dugdall
“A journey you won’t forget … This is a fast-moving, fast-talking play where the dialogue is gripping and the performances are too.”Sarita Rao
Love Letters (2014)
“Straight from the heart.. A.R. Gurney’s genteel two-hander may seem old-fashioned and quaint in the digital age, but the emotions the author wrings from his text are very real.”Duncan Roberts
“An ode to love and letters at Art Café … you will probably find yourself wondering when you last received a letter, let alone a love letter.”Graham Cleverley
The Goat Or, Who is Sylvia? (2013)
“Convincing debut with The Goat .. ..direction is unobtrusive, fast but not hasty”Graham Cleverley
“No bleating around the bush..
.. The Goat”–is a brilliantly executed piece of theatrety”
“The dialogue is true-to-life… with great chemistry between the actors who have a rich script, written by Edward Albee.”Geoff Thompson