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Theater Review: Coriolanus starring Tom Hiddleston and Alfred Enoch

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As one of the few Shakespeare plays to be banned in modern times and a large scale epic, Coriolanus is, at first glance, a questionable choice of play for the intimate, 250 capacity Donmar Warehouse. Throw in the casting of Tom Hiddleston, best known for playing lovable rogue Loki in Marvel’s Avengers universe, as the cold, opaque titular character, and the scheduling sounds even more bizarre. Yet this production embraces these contradictions, using them to ... Read More »

Theater Review: ‘All That Fall’ starring Michael Gambon

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If you were to know as little as I did about the play All That Fall prior to attending, you would likely be taken off guard by the highly intimate theater, the nearly-bare stage, the minimal props, the scripts-in-hand and the web of microphones hanging from the ceiling. But make no mistake, the most bewildering aspects of the show are in its brilliant writing and expert acting, proving just how captivating such a no-frills production can be. Read More »

Theater Review: ‘Mojo’ starring Rupert Grint

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1950s Britain. The rock ‘n’ roll craze has begun trickling its way over the pond, infecting a generation teens, bored of their lives in a country still reeling from the Second World War. In London’s most infamous district, teddy boys and thugs found enterprises off the back of home-grown rock ‘n’ roll talent, desperate to get their slice of the piece. One such business is Mojo, an illegal but popular America inspired club run by ... Read More »