Archive for the 'Gate Theatre' Category

Review – The Emperor Jones, National Theatre

Monday 10 September 2007

p60jones_468x466.jpgAndrew would have loved this one.

The play that launched Eugene O’Neill’s career The Emperor Jones turned into a music and dance spectacle with a multi-cultural cast and all over without an interval in a mere 70 minutes.

Where could Andrew have been? Well, as regular readers will know, since seeing the abysmal Take Flight at the Menier Chocolate Factory Andrew’s been inspired to do a little of his own flying solo. Only last Thursday he inveigled himself to join a posse of fellow theatrical bloggers at The Bacchae without so much as a nod to poor Phil who was desperate to see Alan Cumming’s bottom for the nth time. Read the rest of this entry »

Noh contest!

Sunday 6 May 2007

Nakamitsu“It’s only about 45min long max and there’s a pub below!”

Hats off to blogging playwright Ben Yeo (who came to our party) who has got the Whingers’ number.

Ben emailed us to say that he has persuaded the producers of his adaptation/translation of the Noh play…

(or as we always insist on saying: )

…Nakamitsu (which plays at the Gate Theatre in Notting Hill from 24 May – 16 June) to give free tickets to theatre bloggers.

Apparently it involves a “beheading, duty and sacrifice”. Read the rest of this entry »