Sunday, 31 December 2017



Klątwa – Teatr Powszechny, Warsaw

Hamlet – Almeida, Islington

Bekannte Gefühle, Gemischte Gesichter – Volksbühne, Berlin

This Beautiful Future – The Yard, Hackney

Five Easy Pieces Theatertreffen selection at Sophiensæle, Berlin

89/90 – Theatertreffen at Haus der Berliner Festspiele, Berlin

Persuasion – Royal Exchange, Manchester

Returning to Reims – HOME, Manchester

Palmyra – Summerhall, Edinburgh

Lokis – National Drama Theatre, Vilnius

Victory Condition – Royal Court, London

Also, if opera counts:

Hansel and Gretel – Opera North at the Lowry

And, even if it’s not – strictly speaking – “theatre,” I did bloody love Team Viking at the Paines Plough Roundabout in Edinburgh.

Next five (also chronological order)

Pygmalion – Headlong at West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds
Big Guns – The Yard
A Girl Wearing School Uniform (Walks Into A Bar) – West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds
Real Magic – Theatertreffen, Berlin
Lands – Summerhall, Edinburgh

The End

Songs from the shows


Brüder zur Sonne, zur Freiheit by Ernst Busch from Bekannte Gefühle, Gemischte Gesichter

Po Šumama i Gorama (trad.) from Ristić Komplecs 

Seen for the third time this April, but this time I got a track-list. Version in show sung by the cast, so why not go for the most grandiose version available online?

Deutsch Deutsch Deutsch – Sperma Combo, from 89/90

DJ Krmak – Papagaj from Turbofolk (not reviewed)

Step Your Game Up – Snoop Dogg, et al, from An Octoroon (not reviewed)

From Victory Condition

Hon. mensch:

The Nine Inch Nails – She’s Gone Away from Twin Peaks: The Return, episode 8.