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Hysterical

Hysterical questions feminism and gender equality, pointing out the misunderstanding of those terms. Combining physical theatre, dialogue and monologues, light effects and a drums solo on stage, the young performers try to pass on their message in a unique way. However, it gets a bit too hysterical. The quick dialogue and choreography accompanied by audio […]

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The Hollywood Effect

Mermaids: the University of St Andrews Performing Arts Fund task themselves with “peeling back the paper on a glossy, film poster world” in The Hollywood Effect. The show is essentially three monologues separated by scenes set in a train station. The characters, who share a love of movies, tell their personal stories as well as […]

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Sitting by Katherine Parkinson

Sitting is part of a series of new plays produced by the BBC Arts and Avalon Debut Initiative. Katherine Parkinson’s piece is effortlessly atmospheric with three beautifully crafted protagonists all sharing the experience of having their portraits painted. The Dining room in Teviot is a gorgeous performance space with a traditional end on set up […]