Brighton Festival – Review: Human by Extraordinary Bodies, at Brighton Dome

Entering the auditorium accompanied by headsets for each audience member (provided by Silent Disco King), promised a new kind of experience for this one off performance of Human from the company Extraordinary Bodies. This impressive new show last night at Brighton Dome offered an...
Posted On 26 May 2022 at 10:17 am

Brighton Festival – Preview: Human by Extraordinary Bodies, at Brighton Dome

Human the show is here in Brighton for one night only, and it is tomorrow – Wednesday 25th May. Part circus, part serenade, part cinema, Human is about the small moments that shape us. On a stage set with a trapeze, circus rope and set of drums, four performers start to...
Posted On 24 May 2022 at 8:32 pm

Brighton Festival Review: Circa: Sacre – Theatre Royal, Brighton

This UK premiere of Sacre brings 10 elite performers from Australian company Circa Contemporary Circus to Brighton’s Theatre Royal this week. This astounding show is an entirely new response to what we know as circus. Comprising a stark monochrome staging with sudden and...
Posted On 24 May 2022 at 7:40 pm

Brighton Festival – Preview: Circa: Sacre at Theatre Royal, Brighton

This UK premiere taking place at Brighton’s Theatre Royal, is a new production from the Australian company Circa Contemporary Circus. This show, Sacre invokes a version of composer Stravinsky’s seminal ‘The Rite of Spring’, updating and bringing to the circus...
Posted On 22 May 2022 at 10:23 am

Brighton Fringe Review: Mémoires D’un Amnésique: A Piano, a Film and Erik Satie, in His Own Words, at Wagner Hall, Brighton

This proved to be a good way to spend a Friday evening in Brighton during Brighton Fringe. ‘Mémoires d’un Amnésique: A piano, a film and Erik Satie, in his own words’ (Memories of an amnesiac) is the story told in a subtly surrealist way, of the life and career...
Posted On 21 May 2022 at 8:13 pm

Brighton Fringe – Preview: Mémoires D’un Amnésique: A Piano, a Film and Erik Satie, in His Own Words

‘Mémoires d’un Amnésique: A piano, a film and Erik Satie, in his own words’ is, in equal parts, a piano recital, a one-man play and a surrealist film, amalgamated into a unique theatrical experience. This show is performed by Alex Metcalfe of Amusia. As pianist,...
Posted On 17 May 2022 at 4:20 pm

Brighton Fringe Review – Performance: My Heart is a Spark at Phoenix Art Space

Paul Macauley’s new show My Heart is a Spark (By Hello Strawberry) begins with him half-crouched, hands in front of his face, before sliding them apart like opening doors, and launching into a dance routine to Call Me Maybe. It’s a sweet, cheesy gesture that could signal the...
Posted On 17 May 2022 at 5:52 am

Finding Grace review

I had the luck to view Finding Grace By Ester Natzijl Projects yesterday at the Brighton Spiegeltent. This is a new piece of work by dancer, performer and now, puppeteer. The show is loosely based on the essay ‘On the Marionette Theatre’ (1810) by German writer and poet Heinrich...
Posted On 15 May 2022 at 12:11 pm

The Burning of a Sicilian Whore

The Burning of a Sicilian Whore is written and performed by Giulia Menichelli. She says “I enjoy playing with my physicality and I am open and bold in embracing new ideas in order to develop interesting and different characters: from the sensual and sophisticated Dorimene,...
Posted On 14 May 2022 at 2:47 pm

Finding Grace

Finding Grace By Ester Natzijl Projects is a new tragi-comic tale about an existential, self-styled guru who thinks they can lead humanity to salvation. This is a brand new dance theatre performance, created by award-winning, international theatre-maker and performance artist...
Posted On 11 May 2022 at 7:29 am
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