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Captain Amazing Soho Theatre Spring 2014

When you've got a dead-end job, a failing marriage and a sick child, a red cape and its accompanying superpowers can be very alluring.

Gerald Berkowitz | Theatre Guide London

Oh My Sweet Land

The smell of cumin, allspice, frying onions and cooking meat infuses Amir Nizar Zuabi’s production of his own play, written after he and performer Corinne Jaber visited refugee camps in Lebanon and Jordan and met people living with the effects of the...

Daisy Bowie-Sell | Time Out

Oh My Sweet Land review Stunning reportage that gives Syria conflict human face

Ancestral memory and a labyrinthine quest intertwine in this extraordinary piece set in Paris and the Middle East.

Michael Billington | The Guardian

Inside The Drowned Man with Punchdrunk's Felix Barrett audio slideshow

The audience wear masks and stitch together a narrative from scenes unfolding in a former sorting office. The plot relocates Georg Büchner's Woyzeck to Los Angeles.

Ranjit Dhaliwal | The Guardian | Thibaut Remy

Poignant One-Woman Show Brings Home Atrocities Committed In Syria

Amir Nizar Zuabi’s one-woman show Oh My Sweet Land is described as a love story from Syria.

Londonist | Sam Smith

Oh My Sweet Land, The Maria, Young Vic, London

Inspired by a trip that writer and director Amir Nizar Zuabi and German-Syrian actor Corinne Jaber took together to the Syrian refugee camps in Jordan, Oh My Sweet Land is a poetic one-woman play that explores the current crisis in Syria, as refracted...

Natasha Tripney | The Stage

Andrew Garfield surprises Punchdrunk audience with unannounced cameo

It's what every Punchdrunk theatre fan craves: a one-on-one encounter with a cast member in one of its interactive, site-specific performances.

Nancy Groves | The Guardian

Oh My Sweet Land, Young Vic, theatre review

The desperate plight of Syria's two million refugees is searingly and sensitively communicated in this one-woman show, conceived and performed by the half-Syrian actress, Corinne Jaber, and written by its director Amir Nizar Zuabi.

Paul Taylor | The Independent

Riverrun Through It: Imagining & Reimagining Finnegans Wake

With 'riverrun', the newest in a long line of artistic adaptations of Joyce's famously-less-than-permeable novel, currently playing at the National Theatre Stephanie Boland considers the difficulties of adapting and interpreting Finnegans Wake and...

Stephanie Boland | The Quietus

The Two Worlds of Charlie F review - An unflinching look at life after war

The stage fills up with men and women in uniform, falling in as they would in a drill hall.

Matt Trueman | The Guardian