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Review: Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World

This musical is based on a children’s picture book by the same title, and I was apprehensive about how it would pan out. The show is lovely; I did not…

Review: Orphans

Orphans is poignant and provocative. This musical is about four siblings (Sheila, John, Thomas and Michael) who have just lost their mother. It is the night before the funeral, and…

Review: Hipbeat

Hipbeat, produced and directed by Samuel Key Forrest, gives important screen time to the fictitious theory of the gender binary and emphasises the importance of identity exploration. It is a…

Review: The Pirates of Penzance

The Pirates of Penzance by The Edinburgh Gilbert and Sullivan Society is fascinating. It begins with a long musical introduction characteristic of opera. Light and dainty music accompany a silhouetted…

Review: Bedknobs and Broomsticks

Bedknobs and Broomsticks is the latest Disney film turned into a Broadway musical. The theatre production is based on a much-loved film and book (‘The Magic Bedknob’), so there was…

Review: (Le) Pain

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ This show surpassed all my expectations, and I left feeling hopeful and curiously free. Jean Daniel Broussé (JD) was the sole member of the cast, and he created…

BOY’S KHAYA Review

⭐⭐⭐⭐ Bawren Tavaziva’s BOY’S KHAYA invites you to travel through time and space through the synthesis of the performers’ bodies. The show moves through themes of connection and separation, the…

The unspoken feminism of Marianne Moore

Prior to the Women’s liberation movement of the 1960s, poetry was an occupation dominated by men. The progress feminism has made in recent years makes it difficult for contemporary readers…