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Review: Shot Caller

A criminal is made, not born. Character arcs are compelling for a reason; we’re fascinated by change. It’s difficult to be compelled by a...

Review: Sweet Virginia

As a character, the ‘psychopath’ is one of the most overused and misunderstood figures on screen; if a writer requires a demonic genius to...

Review: Ego Jacket

Ego Jacket – a phrase that, according to Phillip Lee Curtis, “allows performers to hide their insecurities and to put on a brave face.”...

Review: Wicked

Let’s be real here – Wicked (written by Stephen Schwartz and based on the book by Winnie Holzman) is such a big musical that...

Review: the Post

The phrase ‘backwards and in heels’ was derived from an anecdote by cartoonist Bob Thaves in 1982. Specifically, the cartoon stated that Ginger Rogers...

Review: #romeoandjuliet

#romeoandjuliet is definitely one of the more unique approaches to the classic Shakespeare play. Performed by Lily Fish and Kimberley Twiner, #romeoandjuliet is a...

Review: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

There is a particular joy to seeing Shakespeare performed in parks. The open air and surrounding greenery make far more sense for the forest...