Tag Archives: May Tran

PROJECT BESTFRIENDSHIP. ENORMOUS INTELLIGENT THEATRICAL FUN.

Featured image: The cast in rehearsal for PROJECT BESTFRIENDSHIP

For heaven’s sake just give them a grant!

PROJECT BESTFRIENDSHIP is a meta-theatre exploration of what it’s like not to have a grant.  The brainchild and nurtured silliness of three indie theatre stalwarts, Ang Collins, Charles O’Grady and Eliza Oliver, the production sprang from a meeting of theatrical minds and has found itself, rather bewildered and blinking, on the stage at The Joan.  Determinedly allusive, it is winning and whimsical and strikes a perfect whinge and whine balance.

Mind you: I would say that wouldn’t I?  Because they really don’t like reviewers and I don’t want to end up starring in their show … allegorically speaking. Continue reading PROJECT BESTFRIENDSHIP. ENORMOUS INTELLIGENT THEATRICAL FUN.

PLAYLIST: ELECTRIFYING AND EVERY SYNONYM THEREOF

Siri earned her money on the way home.

Hey Siri. I’m listening.  Give me a synonym for exuberant.

Hey Siri. I’m listening. Give me a synonym for compelling.

This part went on for quite a while as I managed to get electrifying , brilliant, fiery  and so forth out of my system.  Until I came to the sad realisation that I am out of superlatives for PLAYLIST. A show which is …  marvellous … not quite right … inspiring … nah … thrilling…nope.  Since I am an old lady and love to learn from our magnificent, inspiring, thrilling youth, I will simply say that PLAYLIST is “boss as fuck.”  Continue reading PLAYLIST: ELECTRIFYING AND EVERY SYNONYM THEREOF