Blood Harmony – Traverse Theatre

https://youtu.be/PUUW8Ys-OkM Written by Matthew Bulgo Direction & Choreography by Jonnie Riordan and Jess Williams ★★★★ Death, politics, sex, famine, puppets, identity, metamorphosis, puppets, circuses, musicals, cost-of-living, immigration, and puppets. The Festival Fringe is a lot. And sometimes – the humbleness of uplifting stories with spectacular visuals and harmonies is precisely the tonic we need to … Continue reading Blood Harmony – Traverse Theatre

Exodus – Traverse Theatre

https://youtu.be/R2Iic1JKamU Written by Uma Nada-Rajah Directed by Debbie Hannan ★★★ The royal vizier, the second-in-command, the confidant; if there is one thing to know about politics - someone else is always pulling the string. The white cliffs of Dover, is there a finer representation of these Isle's welcoming borders? Well, for some, the welcoming part … Continue reading Exodus – Traverse Theatre

Bloody Elle: A Gig Musical – Traverse Theatre

https://youtu.be/znRTIoEsj7s Written, Composed & Performed by Lauryn Redding Directed by Bryony Shanahan ★★★★★ Maybe it’s the misery deep down, but we’re sick to the back teeth of shmaltzy romances and gooey eyes. Where songs burst with the chipper of lovebirds, and the watery thin narrative makes way for jukebox musical melodies and antics. Lauryn Redding's … Continue reading Bloody Elle: A Gig Musical – Traverse Theatre

The Last Return – Traverse Theatre

https://youtu.be/rerflAdYWBE Written by Sonya Kelly Directed by Sara Joyce ★★★★ We’re renowned for it; queuing. We’re rather good at following orders in this country; an understanding of the unwritten doctrine of etiquette and ensuring others who perhaps don’t grasp the concept are made aware of how things are done here. There are no favours, no … Continue reading The Last Return – Traverse Theatre

This Is Paradise – Traverse Theatre

Written by Michael John O’Neill Directed by Katherine Nesbitt ★★★★★ The determination to maintain an intimate monologue to the level This Is Paradise offers is a rare feat of theatre. Even the most prolific monologue pieces suffer their ebb and flow of quality. But not this. Michael John O’Neill’s scipt is something remarkable. Upon the request of … Continue reading This Is Paradise – Traverse Theatre