Alexander Ray Edser's Top 3 from 2015: HECUBA, QUEEN ANNE, TOP HAT.
The think-tank Midlands Arts Progressive has compiled eight wuestions for the West Midlands Regional Authority Mayoral Candidates around arts funding in the region. Although West Midlands based they have implications to many areas. See what you think.
There have been excellent productions and outstanding performances. But I’d like to notice some of the theatres and Directors who maintain the energy of British theatre in difficult times. Sam Walters took Richmond’s Orange Tree theatre from a lunchtime pub operation in 1979 to a purpose-built auditorium with a year-round repertory of full-length evening shows, making him a hard act to follow. Harder when incoming Artistic Director Paul Miller was greeted last year by news the theatre’s Arts Council funding …
An innovative way to celebrate the Shakespeare 400 anniversary. Alexander Ray Edser looks at an exciting new project for April and May in the Midlands and touring.
FURIOUS FOLLY: Mark Anderson A 14-18 NOW Commission A very special type of event Alexander Ray Edser looks at a major commission commemorating the 14-18 War.
Timothy Ramsden 3 June 1949 – 7 June 2016 Rod Dungate remembers the work of Founder Co-Editor of ReviewsGate.com, who died 7 June and who was cremated today, 8 July.
Ibsen Museum, Oslo, Norway 3Star*** Ibsenmuseet Henrik Ibsen Gate 26 Open: 15/9 to 14/5 Mon to Wed & Fri to Sun 11-16. Thurs 11 – 18. 15/5 to 14/9 Mon to Sun 11 - 18. Tel 40 02 36 30 www.ibsenmuseet.no Price 100nk ( approx. £10) Reductions for children, seniors and students. Review: Ian Spiby, July 2016 A useful insight into the life of the founder of modern drama
Alexander Ray Edser looks at a new company in Birmingham, launching a new show about sexuality. HETEROPHOBIA: An Urban Musical: Devised and directed: Hannah Phillips Music and Lyrics: Nik Haley Hippodrome Theatre (Patrick Studio) 3 and 4 April Runs: 1h no interval Feature: Alexander Ray Edser, performance seen 03 04 14 New company, new show, passionate new way of looking at the world.
What’s in a play? : Alexander Ray Edser discusses this question while also examining how play structure gives clues to the play’s meaning. Thoughts triggered by a handful of current productions. On the way, the word ‘playwright’ is considered. 07 11 14