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Thick and Tight and 70/30 Split, The Lion & Unicorn Theatre – Review for Everything Theatre

I reviewed this double bill for Everything Theatre: Part of the GOlive Dance and Performance Festival at the Lion and Unicorn Theatre, it took me a little while to understand the rationale behind pairing these acts by Thick and Tight (Daniel Hay-Gordon and Eleanor Perry) and 70/30 Split (Lydia Cottrell and Sophie Unwin). As the … Continue reading

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Thick and Tight and 70/30 Split, The Lion & Unicorn Theatre – Review for Everything Theatre

I reviewed this double bill for Everything Theatre: Part of the GOlive Dance and Performance Festival at the Lion and Unicorn Theatre, it took me a little while to understand the rationale behind pairing these acts by Thick and Tight (Daniel Hay-Gordon and Eleanor Perry) and 70/30 Split (Lydia Cottrell and Sophie Unwin). As the … Continue reading

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McOnie Company’s Drunk: a Pleasantly Tipsy Evening

Drew McOnie’s Drunk at London’s Bridewell Theatre is a lively exploration of alcohol’s influence on romantic encounters. We begin, appropriately enough, in “Happy Hour.” Each of the performers arrives on a stage made up as a crowded bar and meets their particular poison, experiencing its unexpected, humorous, sensuous, and sometimes frightening effects on the body: Martini (Daniel … Continue reading

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McOnie Company’s Drunk: a Pleasantly Tipsy Evening

Drew McOnie’s Drunk at London’s Bridewell Theatre is a lively exploration of alcohol’s influence on romantic encounters. We begin, appropriately enough, in “Happy Hour.” Each of the performers arrives on a stage made up as a crowded bar and meets their particular poison, experiencing its unexpected, humorous, sensuous, and sometimes frightening effects on the body: Martini (Daniel … Continue reading

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The Dance of Moore & Wright: Technological Progress in XBox Dance Games

Last year I wrote a piece analysing the successes and failures of a popular XBox 360 dance game that I dubbed “XBox Dance Like that Uncle at the Wedding.”  (It was actually Dance Central 3, for the curious.)  In accordance with the Moore and Wright laws approximating the progress of technology (recently statistically validated by … Continue reading