17
Feb 2014
‘I’m with those who haven’t bloomed, haven’t blossomed, who make wrong choices,’ says Jack Charles. His past is laid bare in the opening sequence from the biographical film Bastardy (2008), in which he nonchalantly...

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11
Feb 2013
Violence and symmetry are on the cards in Robert Lepage’s highly constructed Spades. It’s the first in a quartet of pieces, and the mind boggles as to how hearts, diamonds or even clubs could...

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19
Oct 2012
A hairy-chested man in a tutu shouldn’t be funny. But he riffs off a woman in the audience whose enthusiasm is neon, and a twitch of a smile escapes, a twinkle in the eye...

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18
Oct 2012
Conceived for eight people in an outdoor woodland space, Slowlo is performed indoors against a city skyline at dusk. A clod of earth, a bowl of rose water, dirty clothes and primeval song are reminders of...

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3
Aug 2012
Yellow raincoats, oversize glasses, woolly hats and torches… do they sound a familiar bunch? Ah, but you didn’t know that Gherkin, Flora and Brian come to collect people before they die. Like the hapless...

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