The Glass Man – Review

https://youtu.be/6M8Pvdst_7g Written & Directed by Cristian Solimeno 2011/ UK/ 108 mins ★★★ What a premise. What a deep-seated deconstruction of abusive and toxic masculinity. What a cast of accomplished performers, and what a shame. Just shy of a decade ago, Cristian Solimeno’s The Glass Man saw a limited release. Now, towards the tail end of 2020, this psychological … Continue reading The Glass Man – Review

shrapnel – Production Lines

Tickets for shrapnel are free, and can be found here Loneliness has had as significant an impact as financial and health concerns throughout the 2020 global pandemic. Hoping to demonstrate all of the various forms loneliness manifests across the COVID-19 outbreak, Production Lines is proud to showcase an online performance of shrapnel. Homegrown and created here … Continue reading shrapnel – Production Lines

Drowntown Lockdown – Barbicon Online

Writer and Choreographer: Rhiannon Faith Director: Adam Sheldon Lockdown has forced the hands of creativity to flourish in completely unexpected ways for many, and though several productions seek to transform their shows for a virtual or digital format, Rhiannon Faith’s Drowntown Lockdown, a short film, serves as a precursor to a future theatrical narrative, all the time … Continue reading Drowntown Lockdown – Barbicon Online

Mary and Max – Retrospective Review

https://youtu.be/MgRjB8PEDkM Written & Directed by Adam Elliot Australia/2009/92 Mins ★★★★★ A two-fold coming-of-age narrative ‘Mary and Max’ (2009) charters the progression of Mary, a young, ‘chubby’ and socially anxious Australian, into a woman, friendship with Max, a middle-aged Atheistic Jew in America. Pen pals, a support system, their friendship grows as Mary seeks an escape … Continue reading Mary and Max – Retrospective Review

Little Boxes and Stolen Futures: Double Bill – Traverse Theatre

Writers: James Beagon and Catherine Expósito Directors: Ruth Hollyman and Catherine Expósito Championing youth theatre in Edinburgh for over a decade, Strange Town return to the Traverse Theatre with two modern pieces; Little Boxes and Stolen Futures. Fitting for their anniversary, both productions take a leaping point of ‘future’ but differ vastly in content, narrative and structure. What … Continue reading Little Boxes and Stolen Futures: Double Bill – Traverse Theatre