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Creation (Pictures for Dorian) nominated for acclaimed theatre award

James Ledward July 14, 2018

Creation (Pictures for Dorian) a commission for Brighton Festival 2018 is nominated for acclaimed theatre award. BRIGHTON Festival co-commission Creation (Pictures for Dorian) – by the British/German arts collective Gob Squad – has been nominated for an Offies award.

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Festival REVIEW: Gob Squad, Creation @Attenborough Centre for the Creative Arts

May 31, 2018

The drip drip of thought and pose, of counter pose and comparison along with a soft and ironic deconstructive narrative from the artists of both themselves and their process gave the evening a charming thoughtful edge, there are times when it feels more like a lecture than a performance but on reflections, which is what this whole piece is about, the whole of it, in refection, the meditative soft analysis is of what and who defines beauty worked well with the urgent sotto voiced undertow of Dorian himself :

“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all. To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.”

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Festival REVIEW: The String Quartet’s Guide to Sex and Anxiety @Theatre Royal

May 26, 2018

The String Quartet’s Guide To Sex And Anxiety Theater Royal Brighton Festival The claustrophobic close and tempestuous relationship between sex, anxiety and music comes to a head in this remarkable highly focused production from one of Europe’s most exciting theatre directors, Calixto Bieito – he grabs music and drama and collides them head on with the […]

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Brighton Festival 2018 PREVIEW: Travis Alabanza – Before I Step Outside (You Love Me)

April 5, 2018

An evening of Black trans poetics with one of the UK’s leading trans artists, combining spoken word with soundscapes, projections and animation in collaboration with Daniel Braithwaite Shirley, Travis presents a feature performance from their acclaimed debut book of poetry.

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Brighton Festival 2018 PREVIEW: Ezra Furman

April 5, 2018

One of Guest Director David Shrigley’s picks is the Chicago’s rock & roll hero, Ezra Furman – a performer that has to be seen to be believed. TEARS. Heartbreak. Unbridled joy. Ezra Furman is the real deal!

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