Third day, third totally different kind of theatre. The smallest auditorium yet and the smallest stage; an audience somewhere between those at the DT and the Volksbuehne. And stylistically, easily the most naturalistic approach to acting. No wonder Ostermeier’s productions travel so well.
After just a few days in Berlin, what’s [...]
Before I respond to Jacob Zimmer’s thoughtful and generous comments on my “5 Points of Contention,” I first have to give him, or rather his company, Small Wooden Shoe, massive kudos for staging a reading of, would you believe it, Kleist’s Prince of Homburg on Monday — by sheer coincidence, one [...]
I was a little overwhelmed by the response to my “Five Points of Contention” post. Despite its relentlessly local focus, it quickly saw almost as many hits as my less-than-jolly review of Roland Emmerich’s Anonymous and my attack on Sherlock-author Stephen Moffat’s sexist scripts. Thank you all for reading, for sharing on Twitter [...]
Toronto is a great theatre city. All year long, a wonderful variety of performances are on offer here, from commercial, production-values-driven Mirvish musicals to the fantastic range of shows staged essentially for free and driven by little more than love of the art during the summer festivals, the Fringe and SummerWorks. We have a number [...]
- Berlin, Day 17: Coriolanus (Shakespeare / Sanchez), Deutsches Theater Kammerspiele
- Berlin, Day 16: Hedda Gabler (Ibsen / Pucher), Deutsches Theater
- Brecht, Baumgarten, Blackface
- Berlin, Day 14: Romeo and Juliet (Shakespeare / Eidinger), Schaubuehne
- Berlin, Days 10 to 12: Too much to say, too little time…
- Berlin, Day 17: Coriolanus (Shakespeare / Sanchez), Deutsches Theater Kammerspiele -- my last review of this trip! dispositio.net/archives/1595 1 day ago
- Landed! This is the longest I've been without theatre (27 hours) in 18 days. 2 days ago
- TXL - FRA - YYZ! 2 days ago
- Those hipsters in their big woolly hats -- how don't they fry their brains in the summer? 2 days ago
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