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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

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Top of the Class: The Other School at St. James Theatre

Repost: with One Stop Arts closing, I migrated this review here. Thoughtful, boisterous and poignant, The Other School is an enjoyable collaboration between National Youth Music Theatre, Dougal Irvine and Dominic Marsh at the St. James Theatre. I expected The Other School to be a zany horror-comedy-musical about two students, Polly and Kester Parish, getting caught … Continue reading

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Top of the Class: The Other School at St. James Theatre

Repost: with One Stop Arts closing, I migrated this review here. Thoughtful, boisterous and poignant, The Other School is an enjoyable collaboration between National Youth Music Theatre, Dougal Irvine and Dominic Marsh at the St. James Theatre. I expected The Other School to be a zany horror-comedy-musical about two students, Polly and Kester Parish, getting caught … Continue reading