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Sunday, August 19, 2018

The Cripple of Inishmaan: A review

“Staring at cows is the height of sanity” So says Boatman Bennet, a comment which makes sense in the isolated Irish island mini-world that is...

Ubu Roi: A preview

Alfred Jarry’s Ubu Roi premiered on 10 December 1896 in Paris, causing riots in audiences. It is considered one of the first absurdist plays...

Timeless: A review

I love all elements of theatre but one thing I can’t seem to get into is dance on its own. I find that I...

The Physicists: A review

The Physicists, or Die Physiker, is a satirical play written by Swiss playwright Friedrich Dürrenmatt. The plot revolves entirely around the drawing room of...

The Day the Mirth Stood Still: A negative review

St Andrews’ improv comedy troupe Blind Mirth scripted a sketch show to go up in the Byre Theatre as part of this year's On...

Twelfth Night: A review

Like anyone with discerning tastes, my first brush with Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night was the 2006 romantic comedy adaptation She’s the Man, starring Amanda Bynes...

21 Chump Street: A review

If you are unfamiliar with the 15-minute musical that is 21 Chump Street (as I was when I first attended the event), it is...

The Day the Mirth Stood Still: A positive review

In the midst of deadlines and the return from a supposedly relaxing spring break, On The Rocks has brought some much-needed entertainment to the...

The Cripple of Inishmaan: A preview

In December 1996, Martin McDonagh’s The Cripple of Inishmaan premiered at the Royal National Theatre in London. Born to Irish parents but raised in London, McDonagh aspired to...

The Byre Theatre: What to see this month

Byre World is a series of collaborations between the Byre Theatre and the School of Modern Languages of the University. Their goal is to present various research projects...