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‘Funny, gripping and constantly inventive’: Yellow Review

Modern theatrical reinterpretations of classic works have two key responsibilities. The first is faithfulness to the spirit, as opposed to the particulars, of the source material. The second is for the adaptation to deviate enough from the original to justify its own existence: if you’re not adding anything to the table, don’t bother. By placing […]

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‘Graceful and intelligent’: Baby, What Blessings review

Baby, What Blessings is a well-crafted piece of theatre, untangling a complex relationship between a white woman, Billie, and a black man, Amal. Billie is the lone narrator of this story, inviting us into her fragile mind as she navigates power, politics, race and mental health, drowning in her youthful naivety. These sweeping issues come […]