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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

Kevin Spacey to star in one-man play at Old Vic

Actor will play pioneering US lawyer Clarence Darrow as he celebrates 10 years as artistic director of the London theatre, also signing up Kristin Scott Thomas for Sophocles's Electra.

Nancy Groves | The Guardian

Kevin Spacey to star in one-man show at The Old Vic

Kevin Spacey is to star in a one-man play at The Old Vic to commemorate his 10 years as artistic director of the theatre.

Antonia Molloy | The Independent

I'd Rather Goya Robbed Me Of My Sleep Than Some Other Arsehole Gate Theatre March 2014

Rodrigo Garcia's forty-five minute monologue, here smoothly and colloquially translated by William Gregory, is a shaggy dog story, and as with all shaggy dog stories, its meandering is a very large part of its justification for being.

Gerald Berkowitz | Theatre Guide London

The Two Worlds of Charlie F, Richmond Theatre, Surrey

Originally created as part of the Theatre Royal Haymarket’s Masterclass project and first performed two years ago at the theatre for two charity fund-raising evenings, The Two Worlds of Charlie F is now deservedly reaching a much wider audience as it...

Mark Shenton | The Stage