Squeezing a university theatre company into a small space with awful acoustics is no easy task. So taken as a whole, it’s understandable that the sum of the show was perhaps not greater than its parts. That being said, its parts make for a damn-good, musically tight, well-rehearsed piece of theatre.
Ubu Enchained took hold of the Pit Wednesday night – and didn’t let go.
In Three Parts does its best to balance the challenges that come with doing a dance show in a theatrical season, with limited success. Most of the time, the show stumbles, clumsily landing on the foot firmly planted in the world of technical dance, which makes very little sense in terms of the progression of the plot of the show.
Dario Fo’s Accidental Death of an Anarchist is too much fun not to see this week at the KTS. And what director Siobhan O’Beirne’s production lacks in conceptual depth, theatrical savvy and technical impressiveness, it makes up in energetic – albeit sometimes sloppy – performances.
If nothing else, No Exit is pretty. Unfortunately, two-and-a-half hours of pretty can get pretty wearing.